Just the Essentials: Holiday Packing

By | December 21st, 2015|Global Roaming, Style|

It’s holiday season, and to celebrate many of us are heading away to spend time with friends and family near and far!  But before you can get on with your getaway, the stress of packing for the trip can set in... To make the packing process a little easier, we're sharing some tips on how to pack [...]

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New York Summer Style Inspiration

By | December 14th, 2015|Style|

In a concrete jungle where humidity is high and temperatures soar over Summer, what does one wear to work over these warmer months?  Rather than looking at 'what's in this season', we're seeking inspiration from New Yorkers who are some of the world's top fashion editors and stylists.  As you'll see from what pieces they pull [...]

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Trend Alert: Spring Coats

By | December 2nd, 2015|Style|

Even though the weather is warming up, cooler days still sneak up.  For those days when the temperature has dropped, here's some Spring Coat style inspiration showing looks we love! Images sourced from WeHeartIt.

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White Out

By | November 19th, 2015|Style|

Although we embrace an all-white look year round, we know some people prefer to save their white clothing for only the warmest of days. This year Spring is throwing a bit of a curve ball with Christchurch feeling chilly, sometimes icey 'Spring' days.  Regardless of the weather, and putting whatever fashion rules you have aside, [...]

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Ethical Shopping: Introducing dE ROSAIRO

By | November 18th, 2015|Style|

New Zealanders certainly love fashion, but despite our love for shopping, very few of us know who made the clothes that we are so willing to purchase. In a world in which we are becoming increasingly conscious of our consumer choices - and the far-reaching impact they have - buying ethical garments in the days [...]

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THE COLOMBO x Société Magazine Lounge

By | November 17th, 2015|Curated, Style, Unearthed|

Saturday Cup Day is a highlight on Christchurch's social calendar.  It's a day when Christchurch dresses up and rises to put on a world class event full of sophistication.  Despite what you may have read in some media outlets, the day wasn't disturbed by a bad spray tan or rowdy attendees for us in our Lounge.  From [...]

Must Haves – Spring/Summer

By | September 29th, 2015|Style, Uncategorized|

1. Kerastase Densifique Sérum Jeunesse Anything anti-aging I’ll have it please. Kerastase’s new spray reactivates hair youth by creating density, volume, shine and manageability. 2. Jo Malone Jo Malone’s most popular fragrance the joyous Wood Sage and Sea Salt cologne will remind you of the windswept shores and crisp fresh air of ol’ Blighty. Available [...]

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By | September 29th, 2015|Style, Uncategorized, Unearthed|

There’s a lot happening at the grandmother of retail stores here in Christchurch. The formidable Ballantynes Department Store has been busy with new in-store openings (including Benefit Cosmetics) and installing a beehive on the roof, and now they’ve just announced a Christchurch Fashion Week. To keep up-to-date with news, openings and events, follow them on Facebook [...]

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35 Years of i-D

By | September 29th, 2015|Style, Uncategorized|

Provocative British magazine ‘i-D’ has launched a brand spanking new website, featuring every single cover from the past 35 years. Cover stars include Vivienne Westwood, Tom Ford, Mariah Carey, Devon Aoki, Lara Stone and Kate Moss. The global fashion publisher is famous for profiling the 90s waifs and grungers, supermodels, musical icons and the fashion [...]

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Blurred Lines

By | September 29th, 2015|Style, Uncategorized|

Julianne Liebeck Why do I love the idea of being gender free so much? Well, I lived out my impressionable 20s in the 1990s, which to me represented a time of greater parity between the sexes, at least Superficially. Women were not portrayed by the media in the hyper-sexual fashion thatthey are today. Maybe I love [...]

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