The Countdown


Backstage at Trelise Cooper

Models prepare for the Trelise Cooper Show at NZ Fashion Week 2009 : Anneke Stewart

The countdown has begun: 8 days until the innaugural New Zealand Fashion Festival!

The Fashion Festival is a huge undertaking, with the massive industrial Shed 12 at 90 Wellesley Street being transformed into an edgy fashion theatre. Along with a supersized runway (20-metres longer than New Zealand Fashion Week’s Westpac Tent) will be an army of production crew, dressers, hair stylists and make-up artists.

Marissa Findlay, who is in charge of the Festival’s backstage running, says, “this show has a massive crew! With 40 models including 30 female and 10 male, plus 25 dressers and hair and make up teams, the backstage crew will number close to 70,” she said.

Personally, we can’t wait to not only see the designer’s offerings but also the amazing looks that the M.A.C. and TRESsemé teams will come up with…


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Bigger and better than ever before, NZ Fashion Festival is back for 2012- with a brand new location at Auckland’s Shed 10, 5 completely different group shows plus daily hair, beauty and style seminars hosted by the likes of M.A.C and TRESemme... as well as a Designer Garage Sale and a host of FREE events, deals and shoes for you to enjoy around the city!

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