Boots ‘n’ all

Ankle boots may be winter must-haves, but their versatility makes them a year-round essential.     These little ankle biters provide the complete coverage of a boot, but their chic streamlined shape means they can mix well with just about everything in your closet, from a jeans and tee combo to boxy sweatshirts and coats […]

Fabulous Footwear

This season designers aren’t completely reinventing the wheel. Instead, they’re building upon the already strong foundations, adding embellishments here and there or introducing new shapes and materials. Stepping out has never been this much fun.       Flat out Flat shoes are this winter’s busy life saviours – and they don’t even have to […]

Winter Warmers

We’ve collated this season’s hottest accessories to help you confront that icy breeze with ease.     Statement scarves You don’t need us to tell you that scarves are the staple of any winter wardrobe and this season there’s an emphasis on the statement scarves, with hot prints like tartan, houndstooth and leopard still going […]

Coat Tales

The temperatures have begun their downward descent and ‘rugging up’ has become state of play in your morning ritual. We’ve explored the endless possibilities for your seasonal splurge, from faux furs and power puffers, to the trusty trench and wily windbreakers.     1. The trusty trench The trusty trench has never really gone out […]

The Winter Wrap Up: Working Style

Four distinct and beautiful seasons (sometimes all in one day) are as synonymous with Christchurch as a view of the rugged snow-capped mountains across the plains. You don’t need a trip down memory lane to geography class to know us Cantabrians experience both a high annual and diurnal temperature range.     A clear crisp […]

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 […]

The coat that says it all: Zebrano

There’s much to be said for the winter coat. This is the one garment none of us can do without. Not only does it provide that much needed top layer to ward off the chill, but it is the first thing people see when you walk down a street or enter a room. In many […]

Neutral Territory

We may hate to admit it, but summer has officially ended and although the weather is taking a chilly turn, there’s one thing that can placate us – winter trends, as they start to dominate high-street stores with the promise of bringing our favourite knits, boots and jeans back into our wardrobes.     This […]

These boots were made for walking

With winter fast approaching, one wardrobe essential worth investing in is a pair of boots and we’re in luck, as the cooler seasons see an abundance of winter boot trends that strike that right balance of form and function. If you need a little inspiration, these five fashion-forward boot trends will have you stepping out […]


Caped crusader: layer it up with one of the coolest ways to stay warm and get yourself a cape

If fashion is searching for its seasonal superhero, this may just be it. Capes are one of the coolest cover ups on the catwalk and now their cool cred has filtered down to street level. Milan and London offered numerous takes on this sleek silhouette in their autumn/winter 2018 showing, taking the form of jacquard, […]