Our local footwear architect is back with another new season of finely crafted, deftly designed shoes that won’t be like anyone elses! Katie Revie continues to build her empire, now from her flagship store on Auckland’s Ponsonby Road, by issuing refreshingly new collections that still carry her distinct style. ‘Gusto’ channels strong geometry accentuated with the use of strong blog colour and texture. And not to be forgotten are the divine hand carved timber heels that have become iconic to the REVIE style! Click on through and scroll on down.
Radical Yes! continue to tear forth in their very own gorgeous, styley direction! In many ways they are pioneers of the independent fashion world where they produce at will, offering limited edition collections of shoes, sunglasses, bags (and I have no doubt MUCH more!) which are presented constantly with a disregard to traditional fashion “seasons” and the demands of the wider retail community. This means their pace is fast, their collaborations are frequent and the best thing; the quality, small run products can be collected!!!! (well…that’s what I tell myself!)
Our island child; La Luna Rose is well known for her sparky, vibrant beaded jewellery – but those with a leaning for the tropics should brace themselves for the new “Las Palmas” collection! Based around a series of sunshine evoking charms (think shells, palms, fruit and more!), “Las Palmas” presents them in silver, gold and rose gold finishes across delicate chain bracelets, necklaces, studs and rings. They are a sweet but precious gift to give or add to your own collection. Keep it up La Luna Rose! Imagery supplied by
If you don’t feel summery and festive after browsing this latest collection from Little Tienda….I’m going to suggest you go ahead and book that tropical holiday. For the rest of us though, the new “El Camino” collection from this iconic Australian based brand is the fun, vibrant, Mexican breath of fresh air we ALL needed! Woman behind the brand; Em Dezentje has managed a beautiful melting of Mexican and Australian zest in her collection (to be honest ALL of her collections). Since her launch in 2012, Em has fostered long term, rewarding
This. Is. Cool. !!! It’s no secret around here that ALAS is a firm and long time favourite of Studio Home. Yes! We love their style, their stance on ethical, responsible fashion and the way they are growing their brand in a way that suits THEM! On the heels of some great collections this year, including our OWN fun collaboration with them, the latest offerings signal a new direction for ALAS. With their roots in sleep and lounge wear, they now have created sub ranges aimed at ALL the stages of
You’ve all been witness to the exquisite, hand made chandeliers produced by klaylife artisans; the women in Kwazulu-Natal of South Africa. Now we have something a little smaller to covet! klaylife has joined forces with Melbourne based; Elodie Darwish of élodie jewellery to combine their handmade beads with truly beautiful accents of gold and silver plated brass. I simply love this mix of smooth and gleaming vs soft and natural! Enjoy the introduction below or click through to explore and buy online here. Imagery supplied by and used with permission of klaylife ……………….
ESSĒN is focused on the modern classic. Footwear and style that out lives fads and flash in the pan trends. Quality that allows you to make these shoes your favourite then go on and enjoy them for more than one season! Designed in Melbourne and made in Italy and Portugal, their debut collection is small but deliberate set of styles to answer the calls of the detail, quality orientated woman. Take some time to peruse right here! Above: Designers Prue Trweeke and Marre Muijs Imagery supplied by and
Curio Noir is NZ’s answer to fragrance royalty. Tested and critiqued by some of the worlds best noses, the luxury local brand has just expanded their delicious world to include a new collection of parfum AND a flagship store in Auckland. The highly concentrated scent can be found in little 5 ml pocket bottles or housed in one off, hand blown glass bottles by Monmouth Glass Studio. The store is designed for the senses as well – a product of work completed with exciting New Zealand designer Rufus Night. As
It’s been a while since we have checked in with our friends at Hobes – creators of cult level, featherweight basics for your feet! Most recently they have collaborated with Californian artist; Kindah Khalidy resulting in the soft little two tone boat shoes (with a party happening on the inside!) you see above. The rest of the current range stalks between casually cool, cosy and highly reflective glam! Particularly enamoured with the lace less “Point” models…. Enjoy your explore and planning for Spring! Imagery supplied by and used with permission
The convergence of a Dutch designer and a New Zealand designer in Melbourne has equaled a really interesting, sleek, modern leather goods brand called Studio 11:11. Designed and meticulously handcrafted locally, their debut collection of two styles offers some really fresh luxe lines and shapes in the form of a tote and softer shoulder bag. Take some time to explore the Studio 11:11 structured take on things directly here on their site. Imagery supplied by and used with permission of Studio 11:11 Photography by Nicholas John Wilkins ………….