The safari look is back, and OPSM in particular has been fashion-forward enough to get this latest style into stores
Buoy’s 20th birthday
Out on safari
One might decide now is not the time to splurge A $800 on her leather and sequin-quilted Treasure Dress with silk georgette, but beautiful quality is what Kirrily Johnston strives for and, therefore, is what her clothes are all about. Jordan Chrisp chats with Kirrily Johnston, the Australian designer featuring here for Air New Zealand Fashion Week, tapping in to the need for ease when dressing for these modern times.
Ain’t it a gas
Dan Carter has diversified, with Italianate fashion at his GAS store his off-season pleasure.
In living colour
Hale Bob brings a global edge and a feminine sensibility to US west coast fashion. Elyse Glickman visits Moroccan-born, Frencheducated creator Daniel Bohbot and director of marketing Marc Springer.
The South Island has been celebrating its style, with shows in Christchurch and Queenstown Style Christchurch photographed by Clinton Lloyd/TwoPointEight Photography Fashion on Q
Our insider’s look at Hollywood’s favourite accessories—the finishing touches for the celeb set, where the perfect Hollywood ending is just the beginning by Elyse Glickman and Karen Loftus
X-bones to butterflies
New Zealand jewellery designer and creator Steph Lusted tells us about life post-Pforzheim by Jo Haas
Birds of a feather
Sylvia Giles manages to chat to ever beautiful and talented Boh Runga on her visit back home
Send in the klones
Sam Mitchell talks to Klone Hair’s Karl and Danelle Radel, at one of Dunedin’s top salons
Colour on the edge
Our own Emma Tate went along to the L’Oréal Colour Trophy Awards held at Auckland’s Aotea Centre, the Edge
You see this guy
Guy Kremer, in New Zealand to judge L’Oréal Colour Trophy, talks to Jack Yan about the awards and his inspirations
Jack Yan speaks with Smashbox’s national training manager Neisha Henry on make-up, and what drew her to the Smashbox brand
Let it flow
Ana Maria Moore brings a worldclass spa experience to central Wellington
A secret on the shore
Horrobin & Hodge is a well kept secret in Manakau, for those in the know about great spa treatments, writes Jack Yan
The king of avant-garde
It’s not an unfair tag to give to Derek Elvy, the founder of Buoy Hairdressing, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. In a special collaboration with Buoy, Lucire features a unique shoot, plus some of the award-winning styles from Buoy’s Michael Beel, Sophia Taurae and Yoshi Su in upcoming pages. Derek’s interview appears p. 70. And see Buoy’s special section beginning at p.71.
My fellow countryman
Jack Yan concludes that the Mini Clubman makes sense to all but the most hardened Anglophile and, possibly, some Noël Coward fans
Back 2 Black
Hair by Schwarzkopf Central Hairdresser of the Year 2008 Michael Beel @ Buoy
Taiwan: top of the world
In a two-part series dividing urban and rural, Jack Yan explores the last Chinese territory untouched by the Communists: Taiwan, where the democratic Chinese government is exiled. Part One: Taipei, Taichung and Kaohsiung
Joyeux anniversaire québec!
If you can’t make it to Paris, head to Québec. This Canadian city is very festive, incredibly French and will be partying all year.
Sylvia Giles interviews Dana Thomas, author of Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Lustre, who uncovers some of the negative sides to the fashion business