All about autumn: Made in the Shade

Copious colours, a plethora of plains and a flourish of florals are available at Made in the Shade from an array of sought-after brands like Anne Mardell, Lisette, Bittermoon and Optimum (which can be customised to size and colour). A gorgeous range of accessories are also on full display at the counter. Create your wardrone […]

Summer Selection: Made in the Shade

The fashion world always seems to be one step – or season – ahead. So, we have some great news, at Made in the Shade – summer is in! The store is dancing in colour with its array of sought-after brands, in sizes 8 to 18, right at your fingertips like Anne Mardell, Optimum, Lisette […]

Winter warmers: Made in the Shade

We’re beginning to make the transition into long sleeves and cosy jackets and coats and that can only mean one thing… winter is fast approaching. Make Made in the Shade your one-stop shop to stock up on winterwear.   With lots of new stock and a focus on New Zealand made items, you can look […]

Fashion for fall

Autumn’s vivid and vibrant hues are beautifully showcased at Made in the Shade, with quality garments arriving instore daily. Renowned for non-pilling, Optimum flaunts tops in the full colour spectrum, from black and whites, hot pinks and oranges, greens and ambers through to dashing horizontal stripes in the brightest candy colours. Team an Optimum top […]

Colour for summer: Made in the Shade

As temperatures rise and days get longer, our diaries fill with happenings and events, such as Cup Week with all the glitter and glamour of Addington Cup Day, followed by Show Day and Riccarton Racecourse Gallops; not to mention the myriad of spring fêtes, stage shows and concerts – both indoor and outdoor – and […]

Spring begins here: Made in the Shade

Spring has never looked lovelier than at Made in the Shade, with new stock arriving daily. From the vivaciously vivid to the dreamy pastel palette; from jaunty French-style “oh là là” tops to star-spangly sweaters; and from snazzy stripes to classy but classic check trousers, there’s something here for every gal looking to look a […]

Celebrating the individual woman: Made in the Shade

With new arrivals from quality New Zealand and European labels now instore, Made in the Shade has curated a winter collection that’s not only beautiful on the eye, but more importantly, celebrates the individual woman.   “There’s something here for everyone, from bold and bright to understated elegance through to the romantic – every look […]

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Winter Wow! Made in the Shade

While we all adore summer, there’s something splendid about autumn’s dramatic colours sweeping our landscape, and something undeniably seductive about snuggling before a crackling fire, sipping a mulled wine or drop of scotch on a chilly winter’s evening.     In readiness, and in celebration, of cool days ahead, Alison Donn, owner of Made in […]

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Summer’s Selections: Made in the Shade

With a heatwave predicted, Made in the Shade is prepared. Ali has stocked up with lots of gorgeous, cool, breathable natural fibres – cottons, silks, viscose, and loads of lovely linens. “Last year the cool-to-wear linen pieces were flying out the door during the long hot summer.”     Bittermoon has brought linen stories to […]

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Beckenham’s fashion central: Made in the Shade

Welcome to the new revamp at Made in the Shade – here it’s impossible not to find the perfect outfit, with new stock of the best labels arriving daily. It has become a busy little shop – Beckenham’s fashion central!   “Optimum Knitwear has been our great success,” Ali says. It has pride of place […]