Posted in FashionNovember 8, 2012
Island girls are known for adorning themselves with flowers, especially in their locks – whether it’s up in a bun or let down in a cascade ripple of hair.
The ‘crown of flowers’ – otherwise known as the ei in Cook Islands – is the latest trend sweeping the fashion world, with singer Lana Del Rey bringing the hair garland to the forefront.
Why not try it for yourself..
Posted in Beauty,FashionNovember 1, 2012
Hey hey it’s time for the favs of the week and we can’t wait for suuuuummmer!
After some minor technical difficulty (!) we’re back on track and bringing you our favs which include a palette of eyeshadows straight out of a fairytale, our top pick for a body moisturizer you shouldn’t let leave your hand bag and super cool sneakers you will love these holidays.
Christmas list anyone?
Posted in FashionNovember 1, 2012
Lindah Lepou is an acclaimed Pacific couture designer and has put out her first solo art exhibition.
Collaborating with photographer George Buckleton, she created Aitu: Homage to Spirit, a series of garments and photographs that pay tribute to three Samoan heroines of legend: Taema, Telesa and Nafanua.
You can catch this fierce and fabulously exhibition for free!
Posted in FashionOctober 25, 2012
If there’s one pair of shoes that you can rely on through all four seasons – it’s your trusty pair of wedges.
Not only are these good to wear in all types of weather, but they’re also the pair of shoes we most often turn to when we just don’t feel like putting up with the pain from sky-high heels.
Posted in Fashion,NewsOctober 20, 2012
Alexander Ligairi (20) and Laisa Baxter (19) are becoming household names at the annual Fiji Fashion Week.
Their label ‘Lo’Ross & Crown will once again feature in the MHCC Emerging Designers category, with its latest Collection, ‘Block It All Out’.
Even with the pressure of such a big show, the duo have managed to maintain their sense of humour, talking to Islandher about “two of the ‘MOST’ stressful, most painful time consuming weeks to pull it all together (laughs)”.
Posted in Fashion,NewsOctober 19, 2012
Fiji Fashion Week has kicked off for another year, bringing together the latest fashion designs from Fiji and around the globe.
Featuring in this year’s MHCC Emerging Designers show is 26 year old, Sonam Sapra, who has recently returned from New York City to establish herself as a designer in Fiji.
Check out her ‘Insecta” Collection this Saturday 20 October, 7:30-9pm.
Posted in FashionOctober 13, 2012
A burst of colour and culture came to life Saturday night with the Niue Pule Fakamotu Islands Fashion Show displaying spectacular garments and accessories.
Niueans are known for their craftiness, and their talents were on full display at the Nga Tapuwae Community Hall, where models strutted their stuff in designs inspired by traditional and modern influences.
Here are some photos of the wonderful night that was the Niue Pule Fakamotu Islands Fashion Show!
Posted in Beauty,FashionOctober 11, 2012
Fakalofa lahi atu ladies! It’s that time of year where Christmas is nearly in sight but having a break feels so far away…
We’ve compiled our favourite things of this week including ankle strap sandals, funky print skirts and a treat you ought to give yourself because you’ve been working so hard!
Have a great week!
Posted in FashionOctober 5, 2012
New Zealand Fashion Week is done and dusted for another year, but it’s time for our Niuean fashionistas to steal the spotlight with their very own fashion event hitting the runway.
The annual Niue Constitution Week held in October is in for a shake up this year, with a little fashion flair added into the national celebrations.
Niueans will have the chance to showcase their designs at the inaugural Niue Pule Fakamotu Islands Fashion Show on Saturday October 6.
Posted in FashionOctober 2, 2012
France earns 32 billion Euros a year from fashion and now they’re seeing the potential in the Pacific to earn a similar income.
The French embassy is supporting Fiji Fashion Week by sponsoring a collection by Katherine Pradeau, a Paris based designer known for her fusion of ethnic fashions.
“We believe human interaction can be done well through cultural exchange and Fiji Fashion Week is doing that well.”