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5 things we love this week: a fashion festival in the capital & more

15 July 2021

Each week the Fashion Quarterly team rounds up what to read, buy, see, shop, drink and eat.

WORDS BY Hemma Vara

1. Wellington Festival of Fashion 2021

Sweepstake Winners
Havilah

A showcase of fashion and creativity in the capital, the Wellington Festival of Fashion is on from 22 – 25 July.

Delight in an all-black clothing extravaganza, attend the Sustainability Show & Panel Discussion, and take a seat at the table with Havilah to dine on locally made produce and view the new season collection up close. 

2. RUBY 'Ladybug' Collection

RUBY Spring Summer 21 – Ladybug – is named after the lucky creatures that improve everything they touch. 

From a vibrant pansy print set to be the next iconic RUBY floral to an emerald trench coat, Ladybug consists of versatile pieces that effortlessly take you from one moment to the next. 

Ladybug is available in sizes 4 – 20, and will arrive in-store and online from 23 July.

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3. The Beyond Puffer by Maggie Marilyn

Here’s an exciting new offering from Maggie Marilyn—the ‘Beyond’ puffer, perfect for all your winter adventures. 

Crafted from recycled materials, including cloud-like reclaimed down, the puffer is a welcome combination of style and practicality with its contemporary silhouette, and is available in black and bone. 

4. Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival

Il Gattopardo (The Leopard)

The Studio Italia Cinema Italiano Festival combines the best in contemporary Italian cinema with traditional masterpieces, providing meaningful insights into society. 

Films are being screened across New Zealand, from Arrowtown to Matakana, now until later this year. 

From The Goddess of Fortune to Il Gattopardo, there’s something for everyone—book your tickets here

5. Ruinart Art of the Glass Kintsugi Workshop

An ode to the beauty found in imperfections, the ancient Japanese art form, Kintsugi, is a way to repair broken ceramics with gold lacquer. 

Try this age-old art form for yourself at an upcoming Ruinart Art of the Glass Kintsugi workshop, held at Saxon + Parole on Saturday, 31 July. 

Tickets include a broken ceramic to create your own Kintsugi piece, a flute of Ruinart Blanc de Blancs, and delicious dishes from Saxon + Parole.

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