Our Top Fashion Week Picks

New Zealand’s biggest week in fashion launches tonight, with Fashion Week’s official opening taking place at 6pm. Still deciding what shows to check out this year? We’ve selected a few designers that we’re most looking forward to…


Hailwood has become a Fashion Week staple. Celebs such as Paloma Faith, Lorde and Tilda Swinton love Adrian Hailwood’s brand. The upcoming new collection is inspired by the country of Morocco and is set to feature apple greens and camellia print – a bold combination of colours and textures. With stripes and fringe detailing also being rumored to be included, this will be one show you won’t want to miss.

Hailwood shows at 6:30pm, Tuesday 28th August. The Runway.


Jarrad Godman
Jarrad Godman has moved quickly in the NZ fashion world, previously pairing up with Ryder, this will be the brand’s second solo showing at Fashion week. This year Godman brings his new and improved collection “Space, Man!” as well as some pieces from the Summer 18 “Total Buzzkill” range.  A blend of streetwear mixed with high-end silk, Godman’s clothing has become famed for it’s billowing silhouettes. With an emphasis on bold custom prints this year, this runway is sure to be a unique showcase of versatile designs.

Jarrad Godman shows at 5pm, Wednesday 29th August. The Studio.



Stolen Girlfriends Club

Stolen Girlfriends Club has consistently been a show to watch each and every year at Fashion Week. A youthful rebellious spirit with an edge of rock n roll makes up this kiwi brand. Always one of the edgier brands, showcasing late at night, it’s a surefire favourite for lovers of punk and grunge.

Stolen Girlfriends Club shows at 9pm, Wednesday 29th August. Off site.


Trelise Cooper 

Trelise Cooper is fashion royalty and always brings a spectacular showcase. This year she’ll be delivering two back-to-back shows with her signature bright and bold prints and fabrics, and if her gorgeous invites are anything to go by, a whole lot of sparkle can also be expected this year. Don’t miss it!

Trelise Cooper shows start at 7pm, Thursday 30th August. The Runway & Studio.