Author: Angela Lassig, with an Introduction by Peter Shand
Publication date: April 2010
New Zealand Fashion Design celebrates New Zealand’s top contemporary fashion designers, showcasing their work, and encapsulating the developments that have brought New Zealand to the attention of the international fashion world over the past 30 years.
Featuring one-on-one interviews, this beautifully-designed book provides real insights into each designer’s work methods, design philosophy, and inspiration. More than 500 high-quality photographs give a close-up look at the clothes themselves and behind the scenes.
Essential reading for anyone interested in fashion.
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New Zealand Fashion Design was launched on Thursday 8 April, 2010 in the lovely art deco Grand Tearoom at the Heritage Hotel, Auckland. Antonia Prebble (star of Outrageous Fortunes) hosted the event which was attended by the designers featured in the book, numerous people from the New Zealand fashion world, media and contributors.
About Angela Lassig
Angela Lassig’s current research interests include fashion and textile history in nineteenth and twentieth-century New Zealand. As senior curator, History at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, where she worked for eight years, she curated a number of fashion exhibitions.
Extent: 532 pages
Illustration: More than 500 full-colour illustrations including 100 plates
Format: Hardcover, paper laminated case, 297 x 232 mm portrait