PMSA trip 2019: Sights, smells and photoshoots

Each week, Whitecliffe Fashion Tech students will have their unique PSMA Indian journey highlighted as they’re immersed in international issues and culture – this week, we feature Wellington student Michelle Israelson. From the moment my fellow Whitecliffe Fashion Tech students and I set foot in India, we became super models.  We have been hounded by the paparazzi (tutors, staff, students and strangers on the street) who … Continue reading PMSA trip 2019: Sights, smells and photoshoots

Gallery: The Resene NZ Fashion Tech Colour of Fashion 2019

The 17 finalists in 2019 – ten from Auckland and seven from Wellington – will attend a glamorous opening night at New Zealand Fashion Week on 29 August where the Resene Designer Runway will open with their designs – dresses, jumpsuits, shorts – in an explosion of vibrant colour. See the selection below. MEDIA RELEASE: Bringing colour to the charcoals and nudes of Fashion Week Continue reading Gallery: The Resene NZ Fashion Tech Colour of Fashion 2019

Media Release: Bringing colour to the charcoals and nudes of Fashion Week

In six years, since the Resene NZ Fashion Tech Colour of Fashion project began, over 75 students of fashion have been catapulted into the big-time. The 2019 crop of fresh talent faced the judges in June. Judging Day saw 39 extraordinary works of silk paraded by models in this season’s palette of fashion colours from Resene. See the full gallery: The Resene NZ Fashion Tech … Continue reading Media Release: Bringing colour to the charcoals and nudes of Fashion Week

PMSA trip 2019: Welcome to India!

Being awarded a Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia (PMSA) is a once in a lifetime opportunity, one which 15 Whitecliffe New Zealand Fashion Tech students are the lucky recipients of for 2019. The level 5 Diploma in Apparel and Fashion Technology students, seven from Auckland and eight from Wellington, are travelling to Bannari Amman Institute of Technology (BIT) in India as part of their Indian Apparel … Continue reading PMSA trip 2019: Welcome to India!

NZFT Grads: Jerome Taylor at Harbin Fashion Week

Since graduating from NZ Fashion Tech in 2015, Jerome Taylor has seized every opportunity possible and has developed an impressive portfolio. Having shown at New Zealand Fashion Week for the past three years in a row, debuting at Vancouver Fashion Week last year and showcasing at Harbin Fashion Week earlier this year, it’s clear to see that Taylor is serious about taking his brand, Not … Continue reading NZFT Grads: Jerome Taylor at Harbin Fashion Week

NZFW2018 Graduate Showcase

Could the NZFW Graduate Showcase have been the best show at Fashion Week?! Some notable insiders definitely thought so, alongside us of course. With FIVE of the nine graduate designers having come from NZ Fashion Tech, we’re all pretty biased when it comes to this question, but what a show. If you ask us, our graduates found the perfect balance between commercial and wearable yet … Continue reading NZFW2018 Graduate Showcase

NZFT Grads: Hayley Smith

It’s FINALLY here, the much anticipated New Zealand Fashion Week for 2018. We’ve been counting down to this week since LAST September. As part of our Fashion Week takeover, we wanted to share a story from one of our graduates who is showcasing a capsule collection in the Graduate Showcase on Wednesday. Funky, alternative and all kinds of unique, emerging talent Hayley Smith redefines the … Continue reading NZFT Grads: Hayley Smith

NZFT Grads: Jerome Taylor

A label at the top of our talent-to-follow list is Not For You. The up and coming star behind the menswear brand is Jerome Taylor, a 27 year-old Wellingtonian who started from humble beginnings. After graduating from NZ Fashion Tech he was selected to show capsule collections in 2016 & 2017 at New Zealand Fashion Week and also showcased his work in Project Fashion Wellington. Earlier … Continue reading NZFT Grads: Jerome Taylor