Simply You Spring 2019

Simply You is a go-to shopping guide featuring stunning interiors, fashion, style and beauty showcased in a premium format. Shop and style everything you desire from the new collections in one experience with Simply You.

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top of the list

There’s always one image in every issue that lingers with me long after we’ve gone to print. This time, it’s the beautiful photo of Zambesi co-founder Elisabeth Findlay clasping a bouquet of peonies, captured by her daughter Marissa. Not only is Liz (as she is lovingly known) the matriarch of New Zealand fashion and celebrating 40 years of her game-changing brand, but her portrait also perfectly evokes the serene feeling of spring ahead. Read more about Liz’s story, and her impact on our local fashion industry, on page 106. As we go into warmer weather, it’s the perfect time for a refresh – so we decided to create this stunning double issue with our exclusive beauty report. Flip over for our expert edit of the latest and most desirable in makeup,…

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interiors news

LIGHT ME UP Italian designer Achille Castiglioni drew inspiration from the dandelion when creating his Taraxacum light in 1960, revising the classic design in 1988 for Italian company Flos (seen here). Formed from 20 polished aluminium triangles and 60 Globulux lamps, it shines with mega-watt flower power. From $7640, at ECC. SNAP IT UP Sydney-based photographer Derek Henderson travels the globe, but it’s his home country of New Zealand that inspires some of his most evocative images. View his new exhibition at Auckland’s Melanie Roger Gallery until September 14. melanierogergallery.com Mise en place A seamless, smooth-sliding, compartmentalised drawer is one thing, but an artfully lined one is the next level in kitchen confidence. Adhere to the French notion of mise en place (everything in its place) and add a touch of whimsy with this goldfish…

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live fully

Europe River Cruising 2020 Food & wine, history, culture, the arts; there’s nowhere like Europe for indulging the senses. And there’s no better way to do it than an award-winning APT Europe River Cruise. Only APT creates a world where you feel truly free to get out there and make the most of every moment. Magnificent Europe – Amsterdam to Budapest 15 days from $7,845* pp, twin share Fly Free or Fly Business Class for $5,995* – all suites, all dates All-inclusive. All taken care of. So you can Live Fully. ‘APT LUXURY TRAVEL’ CALL 0800 288 755 OR SPEAK TO YOUR TRAVEL AGENT APTOURING.CO.NZ/EUROPE2020 *Conditions apply. SEE: aptouring.co.nz/SpecialDeals for full conditions. Price is per person (pp), NZD, twin share and includes port charges. Price is correct as at 3 August 2019. Price based on…

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precious metals

EXCLUSIVELY AVAILABLE ONLINE AT POWERSURGE.CO.NZ MIRROR MIRROR Warm metallic elements continue to make statements in stylish interiors. However, handmade pieces, like this solid brass Gaze Mirror, are always going to defy trends, lasting a lifetime and bringing contemporary luxury to an evolving decor. Lean against a wall for understated elegance or, using its split backing board, hang it up. Available in three sizes in antiqued or brushed finish, coated with a clear satin lacquer, from $1659. FINISHING TOUCHES Elevate your style with softly burnished accessories. Use to update the room, to add texture and warmth or to contrast. From far left, the attention-grabbing Sun Tray, from $149, in brushed or antiqued brass, and Halo vase, pictured in polished brass from $129. ON THE SHELF It’s the little things that count. This solid brass, handmade Dual Crease…

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outdoor forecast

ORGANIC VIEW Main photo: The Senja sofa by Tribu from Dawson & Co. has your relaxation top of mind. Organically shaped and with a choice of regular or extra-deep cushions, it is luxuriously comfortable, versatile and modular. Easily integrated into your space, as a two-or three-seater and with high-or low-arm options. Personalise even further with coordinating tables or a slimline console. The powder-coated aluminium frame is available in a choice of finishes too. Visit dawsonandco.nz CREATING STYLE AND COMFORT Furnish an outdoor area with the care you’d take inside. Think about how you will use it and ensure there is space for everyone. One large coffee table or a cluster of assorted sizes may suit your needs better than a dining table. Include an inviting sofa, and seating with cushions (updating cushions is…

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green scene

MATTE The once dominant glossy paint look has been pushed aside, with technology now allowing us to enjoy the toned-down beauty of matte finishes, such as Resene SpaceCote Flat. COLOUR POP Yellow is a great accent colour if you want to highlight the most important elements in your interior design, or to create focal points in a room. THE TREND Shades of green, from deep jungle to moss, bring a natural, calming feel to interiors. Layer them to create a verdant paradise. All paint colours are from the Resene colour range. View A4 swatches of all colours in the colour library at your local Resene ColorShop. Resene paints and colours are available from Resene ColorShops and resellers nationwide. resene.co.nz/colorshops or 0800 RESENE (737 363). GO DEEPER Darker moody greens are perfect for kitchen cabinetry. Ideally use them in a…