Maid to wear

Co-ordinating bridesmaid outfits can be tricky business. Deciding to match or mix styles and colours – and getting a universal seal of approval – can be tough work. Here is Metropol’s bridesmaid style inspiration.   Mix it up – Who said all the bridesmaids had to match? Not us! Women come in all shapes and […]

Linen loves

No summer wardrobe would be complete without some linen. The heroic natural fibre breathes with you on hot summer days, making it the ideal companion for a trip to the beach, farmer’s market – or even a day at the office.            

Racewear style picks: The Crossing

The Crossing is the heart of fashion, beauty and retail in the Christchurch CBD, so Metropol asked those in the know what their style picks are for nailing Cup Week looks – and beyond.       “My pick for spring is anything from our Lucy floral print – they are perfect for all events […]

Shirr thing

Whimsical meets all-important comfort with shirring, an outfit go-to making quite a name for itself. The romantic ruffles created by shirring, where elastic is sewn in parallel rows so a garment gathers, offer an of the moment silhouette.     Often fun, floaty and iron-free, countless brands are making a strong case for the sartorial […]

Fabulous Finesse

Shelley Ferguson wears a lot of hats; she’s the editorial director of home and fashion magazines at Bauer Media, including Your Home and Garden; she’s the beloved co-host of The Block New Zealand; she’s also wife of Steve and mum to Flynn and Jett.   On Tuesday 12 November, she added another one, joining the […]