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  • Trippen shoes, image Sonia Sly
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    Head Over Heels for Trippen

    Close to a dream: that’s how I describe my new Trippen shoes. I’ve been obsessed with the German label for the longest time, eyeing up their collections online ...

    On November 27, 2016 / By
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    Just In Time

    I rip the wings from moths and chase them around lampshades, until I’ve caught each one and my fingers are dusty with silver smoke   And it wasn’t ...

    On November 13, 2016 / By
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    Rolling Out Fashion…

    Fashion is fun and frivolous but it’s also a very serious business. I’ve been immersed in fashion stories over the recent months getting some insight into the reality ...

    On November 5, 2016 / By

Feature Stories

  • Uk designer Emilia Wickstead says teh designers are presenting with confidence. Image, Sonia Sly (1 of 1)
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    The World of Emilia Wickstead

    On her visit to New Zealand, Auckland-born London-based designer Emilia Wickstead confessed to a love of hair scrunchies and fluoro cropped tops when she talked about a fondness for fashion that emerged during her childhood. The designer who has famously dressed the Duchess of Cambridge is now a favourite to A-list celebrities including Alexa Chung, Kate Bosworth, Diane Krueger, and recent Oscar ...

    On March 26, 2016 / By
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    All Good in the ‘Burbs’

    What happens when two drag queens meet at a bus stop, and why does a young woman wake up in different locations after going to bed each night? A variety of circumstances play out in the fantastic new web series, Burbs. Filmed in different pockets of Wellington, the series provides an insight into unlikely friendships, exploring how we see ourselves and the ...

    On December 9, 2015 / By
  • Fashion in Popular Culture
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    Fashion in Popular Culture

    As someone who has always been interested in the context of what we wear and why, I enjoyed reading Fashion in Popular Culture; a book comprising of fourteen essays investigating clothing through the lens of television, literature, film and media. The book starts strong with Joseph H. Hancock’s chapter on branding. Here, Lady Gaga is under the microscope and Hancock deconstructs her ...

    On September 30, 2015 / By

Art, Culture & Reviews

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Head Over Heels for Trippen

Close to a dream: that’s how I describe my new Trippen shoes. I’ve been obsessed with the German label for the longest time, eyeing up their collections online ...

On November 27, 2016 / By

Fashion

  • pink2
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    Rolling Out Fashion…

    Fashion is fun and frivolous but it’s also a very serious business. I’ve been immersed in fashion stories over the recent months getting some insight into the reality ...

    On November 5, 2016 / By
  • Daydreaming image Sly On The Wall
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    Daydreaming

    I remember the very Moment of emerging to take my first breath so I cried, and never stopped And I know that you don’t believe me, but there’s ...

    On October 9, 2016 / By
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    Zip It

    There are times when I can’t stop talking. When I have to say what I think in this moment, this minute, before my thoughts race away. And they ...

    On October 2, 2016 / By

Outside Eyes

  • Selvi finds freedom in driving.
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    Driving with Selvi

    Selvi has an infectious personality. When she laughs, you laugh, and when she cries, you feel equal amounts of her sorrow and pain. Driving with Selvi follows a young woman, who against all odds has carved out a new life for herself as Karnataka’s first female taxi driver. The documentary opens with facts and figures relating to the hundreds of millions of ...

    On April 17, 2016 / By
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    Vojislav Radovanovic’s Theory of Unity

    The beauty of art is that we need not travel to see the works of international talent. Serbian painter and multimedia artist, Vojislav Radovanovic has shown his work in over 200 exhibitions and international culture and multimedia festivals around the world. Based in Belgrade, Vojislav’s new work ‘Theory of Unity’ draws on the connections between art and science where the material world ...

    On May 15, 2015 / By