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    What to do if mum jeans don't suit you

    What to do if mum jeans don't suit you


    If there is one style this season that has me all befuddled, it's mum jeans. I mean, seriously, does anyone really look good in this high-waisted, acid-washed, straight-leg style that is not dissimilar to the actual jeans your mother wore in the 1980s...

    If there is one style this season that has me all befuddled, it's mum jeans. I mean, seriously, does anyone really look good in this high-waisted, acid-washed, straight-leg style that is not dissimilar to the actual jeans your mother wore in the 1980s and 1990s?
    Breakfasts in Bondi and Sundays in Siberia for Kiwi photographer Derek Henderson

    Breakfasts in Bondi and Sundays in Siberia for Kiwi photographer Derek Henderson


    New Zealander photographer Derek Henderson rates his career shooting fashion, travel and art photography as mediocre, but a quick look at his credentials and it's plain to see he's being coy. He's carved out a name for himself shooting fashion...

    New Zealander photographer Derek Henderson rates his career shooting fashion, travel and art photography as mediocre, but a quick look at his credentials and it's plain to see he's being coy. He's carved out a name for himself shooting fashion campaigns and is in high demand around the globe. You may not recognise his face, but most Kiwis would have seen his recent work photographing Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern for the March issue of US Vogue. 
    The art of wearing dresses over pants

    The art of wearing dresses over pants


    The art of wearing skirts, tunics and dresses over pants is an interesting niche look this winter. It's only the avant-garde designers, the young, tuned-in designers, and the early adopters who are really pushing the trend, but it's something you can...

    The art of wearing skirts, tunics and dresses over pants is an interesting niche look this winter. It's only the avant-garde designers, the young, tuned-in designers, and the early adopters who are really pushing the trend, but it's something you can expect to see more of.
    Royal dress lookalike: Meghan Markle's pricey dress looks just like a Kiwi one

    Royal dress lookalike: Meghan Markle's pricey dress looks just like a Kiwi one


    The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle​, could have saved about $371,385 (£193,000) if she bought an identical wedding dress from a New Zealand...

    The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle​, could have saved about $371,385 (£193,000) if she bought an identical wedding dress from a New Zealand designer.
    A little bit of loungewear luxury

    A little bit of loungewear luxury


    Winter for me means as much time as possible at home with the fire on, wearing trackpants and...

    Winter for me means as much time as possible at home with the fire on, wearing trackpants and slippers.
    A new life for MisteR designers

    A new life for MisteR designers


    Seven years ago, when we featured Mickey Lin and Ra Thomson and their Christchurch-based eco-warrior label, MisteR, they were still glowing from the accolades received after showing at New Zealand Fashion Week...

    Seven years ago, when we featured Mickey Lin and Ra Thomson and their Christchurch-based eco-warrior label, MisteR, they were still glowing from the accolades received after showing at New Zealand Fashion Week 2011.
    Best & worst dressed celebrities of the week

    Best & worst dressed celebrities of the week


    In this week's roundup, Lea Seydoux nails old-school glamour, Demi Lovato needs a new stylist and Katy Perry embraces "glam gran"...

    In this week's roundup, Lea Seydoux nails old-school glamour, Demi Lovato needs a new stylist and Katy Perry embraces "glam gran" style.
    Laidback star style at Cannes

    Laidback star style at Cannes


    If the star-studded list of guests swanning around Cannes weren't in breezy French Riviera red carpet attire, they were impeccably dressed down in off-duty denim and various chic accoutrements from tinted eyewear to straw hats and embellished...

    If the star-studded list of guests swanning around Cannes weren't in breezy French Riviera red carpet attire, they were impeccably dressed down in off-duty denim and various chic accoutrements from tinted eyewear to straw hats and embellished mules.
    What Meghan Markle's wedding dress says about her

    What Meghan Markle's wedding dress says about her


    The dress! We're all still talking about the dress! How many thousands of pounds it cost, how it was kept secret (Kate Middleton's designer burnt all her drawings, and lied to her lace-makers), how it compared to other royal brides and above all, what it...

    The dress! We're all still talking about the dress! How many thousands of pounds it cost, how it was kept secret (Kate Middleton's designer burnt all her drawings, and lied to her lace-makers), how it compared to other royal brides and above all, what it told us.
    The week in celebrity Instagrams

    The week in celebrity Instagrams


    This week, Adele celebrates the royal newlyweds, Oprah makes a last-minute switch and Mindy Kaling works out her...

    This week, Adele celebrates the royal newlyweds, Oprah makes a last-minute switch and Mindy Kaling works out her way.
    Warm up this winter with Wool Week at Westfield

    Warm up this winter with Wool Week at Westfield


    New Zealand has a warm nostalgia for wool that gives us so many reasons to celebrate winter. Whether it's stocking up our winter wardrobe with the latest knitwear, or playing board games on a sheepskin rug with friends or family, wool connects us to a...

    New Zealand has a warm nostalgia for wool that gives us so many reasons to celebrate winter. Whether it's stocking up our winter wardrobe with the latest knitwear, or playing board games on a sheepskin rug with friends or family, wool connects us to a universally Kiwi story. This winter Westfield is celebrating nature's 'golden fleece' with Wool Week at Westfield St Lukes and Westfield Albany.
    Best-dressed guests at the royal wedding

    Best-dressed guests at the royal wedding


    What do you get when you mix Hollywood royalty with actual royalty at a...


    What do you get when you mix Hollywood royalty with actual royalty at a wedding? 
    Meghan wears sleek Stella McCartney dress to wedding reception

    Meghan wears sleek Stella McCartney dress to wedding reception


    After surprising fashion followers around with world with a Givenchy bridal gown, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, stepped out in a stunning Stella McCartney dress for her wedding...


    After surprising fashion followers around with world with a Givenchy bridal gown, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, stepped out in a stunning Stella McCartney dress for her wedding reception.
    Once a cage for Royal lovebirds, marriage promises freedom for Harry and Meghan

    Once a cage for Royal lovebirds, marriage promises freedom for Harry and Meghan


    He was our most popular young royal, a celebrity in uniform. She had a reputation too, a well-connected and charismatic American star. Together, writes Leah McFall, they paved the way for a Royal wedding that promises a better...

    He was our most popular young royal, a celebrity in uniform. She had a reputation too, a well-connected and charismatic American star. Together, writes Leah McFall, they paved the way for a Royal wedding that promises a better future.
    A right royal wedding gown: We play 'guess the dress'

    A right royal wedding gown: We play 'guess the dress'


    I don't know about you but we've got royal wedding fever around here (join me on Stuff.co.nz on the night for our live blog, where I'll be taking a jolly good and hopefully entertaining look at what the guests are wearing), so it seemed only fitting to...

    I don't know about you but we've got royal wedding fever around here (join me on Stuff.co.nz on the night for our live blog, where I'll be taking a jolly good and hopefully entertaining look at what the guests are wearing), so it seemed only fitting to have a bit of a ponder and predict THE DRESS pre-wedding night.
    What to wear to a royal wedding

    What to wear to a royal wedding


    I'm sure I'm not the only one who has imagined, just for a moment, what it would be like if you were invited to the royal wedding. And, if you're a fan of clothes, what you'd like to be...

    I'm sure I'm not the only one who has imagined, just for a moment, what it would be like if you were invited to the royal wedding. And, if you're a fan of clothes, what you'd like to be wearing.
    'We make beautiful things here': Pip Adam is NZ's newest top novelist

    'We make beautiful things here': Pip Adam is NZ's newest top novelist


    Moments after winning New Zealand's most prestigious literature award, Wellington author Pip Adam gave a seemingly incongruous shout...

    Moments after winning New Zealand's most prestigious literature award, Wellington author Pip Adam gave a seemingly incongruous shout out.