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Fashion Quarterly June 2018

Fashion Quarterly is the first port of call for readers who, like the FQ team, live and breathe fashion and beauty. Each issue is crammed with stunning photography that is inspirational and aspirational. Informed and insightful fashion journalism helps readers understand trends and how to make the most of them.

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personal freedom

The Harman Grubiša designers get behind the styling wheel on page 72.FQ’s authority on motoring, Sally-Ann takes the new Jaguar E-Pace for a spin on page 156.I L.O.V.E fashion. Mostly because fashion is fun. Sure, there’s its tenacious, forward momentum, its ever-evolving nature, the continuous scope for adaptation and refinement, the opportunity to influence cultural change and revolution — all important qualities. But for me, fun wins, especially in the current world climate with so much for us to worry about and lose sleep over.Dressing up is fun. The way we dress also speaks volumes about us to the world. I was reminded of this when two of my friends and favourite New Zealand designers, Madeleine Harman and Jessica Grubiša of Harman Grubiša, came by Fashion Quarterly HQ to style…

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KOWTOW@fashionquarterlyfashionquarterlyKOWTOWETHICAL FASHIONWhich brands scored an ‘A’ in this year’s Ethical Fashion Report? Make sure you check out the innovative and sustainable brands who are leading the STYLE FILESEver wished you had a stylist to curate the perfect outfit? Draw inspiration from your favourite celebs with our extensive GETAWAYSEmbrace the chill with our directory of winter escapes, local happenings and staycation essentials for your most memorable winter yet.> ROUND-UPWe’ll update you with every little detail surrounding the most anticipated wedding of the year — in real ■…

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on our radar right now

KELLY McAULIFFEDIGITAL EDITORFQ is committed to bettering women’s futures in New Zealand and has created an online destination to celebrate women and their successes.> DUNNDIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCERFashion’s obsession with all things ’70s shows no sign of abating. In our latest trend report, we profile the return of the jumpsuit — the infinitely versatile one-and-done style you need to, well, jump on.> FRANCISDIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCERSay sayonara to impulse buys and never-worn items. This new cost-per-wear calculator means even the most indiscriminate shopper is just a click away from making more educated purchases.> ■…

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fashion buzz

RAIN WOMANOne drop we’re excited about? Karen Walker’s third outing with Blunt Umbrellas, which has seen the designer dig into the design archives, repurposing her SS15 Wild Flowers print, inspired by eccentric, aristocratic English country gardens. Karen Walker for Blunt umbrella, $119.SHJARKSHOP TO ITTwo Kiwi brands have recently hit major milestones in opening their first brick-and-mortar boutiques. Shjark designer Amber Gardner describes her space at 534 Richmond Road in Auckland as an extension of her brand. “The vibe is slick straight lines, cool concrete and crisp white, with a beautiful arched mirror and Takeshi Nii folding chairs adding a mid-century element.” In Wellington, Kowtow’s Gosia Piatek partnered with Rufus Knight (Simon James, Muse, Lonely) for her flagship at 113 Tory Street — a clean, light-filled space that reflects the brand’s…

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shop right now winter 2018

EARTH MOTHERCan you say digital detox? There’s something in the air as designers look to the great outdoors for inspiration.GEORGIA ALICEZAMBESIGEORGIA ALICEKATE SYLVESTERZAMBESIRAINSGEORGIA ALICEOIL SLICKIt’s time to rewatch The Matrix. Local designers can’t get enough of high-shine PVC and vinyl. Trinity, eat your heart out.TWENTY-SEVEN NAMESWORLDINGRID STARNESWALL FLOWERSNostalgic floral tributes don’t just belong in the sitting room.KAREN WALKERZARAKATE SYLVESTERSHJARKRUBYINGRID STARNESBLUE VALENTINEOuterwear gets zen in soothing shades of periwinkle, sky and powder blue. Pair with neutrals or go head-to-toe tonal.WYNN HAMLYNZARAPENNY SAGETAYLORDIG INSubtly subversive, the trench coat is being reimagined in sorbet shades and stripped-back shapes.WYNN HAMLYNZARAPARIS GEORGIAFLOAT ONIndulge your inner artist with the whimsy of a poet’s blouse or painter’s smock.ZAMBESIPENNY SAGEKAREN WALKERGOLD MEMBERFrom marigold to mustard, rich shades of yellow are cropping up in abundance.TAYLORWORLDKATE SYLVESTERRUBYKATE SYLVESTERKOWTOWELLE + RILEY…

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sheer delight

HIDE & SEEKDelicate fabrics can work in the wintertime when paired with your favourite layering pieces — dare to bare what you see fit.DO THE TWISTLeotards can work far beyond dance rehearsal. Team with a pair of opaque tights and a floaty dress over top.KEEP IT COSYOpposites attract. Chunky knits and trusty boots add warmth and contrasting texture.STYLING DANIELLE CLAUSEN PHOTOGRAPHY GETTY IMAGES, SUPPLIED ■…