Posts Tagged ‘fashion’

Kiwi Muslim designer launches modest clothing line inspired by religion Comments 0

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Kiwi Muslim designer Farheen Hajira said her new line of modest fashion, inspired by religion, would have global appeal. “Fashion is not about skin showing, it’s about style. I want to show the world even covered women can have trendy clothes.” Watch Video Related Posts:Muslim critic calls for ‘assimilation…Meet me before you judge me: Muslim says to Read more

Ethical clothing retailers – what NZ labels get a pass grade? Comments 0

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

An Australian survey to find ethical clothing retailers has given companies a simple letter grade based on their policies for supply chain, monitoring practises, and worker empowerment. The most ethical clothing retailers have mostly been fair trade companies, but retail giant Zara, shortly to be launched in New Zealand,  also scored an A grade. Glassons Read more

Nun’s headresses OK – Indian headdresses not Comments 0

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Go to any event these days and your are sure to find some one dressed up as 1950s nun or sporting gear based on some kind of religious attire. No self respecting party hire business can afford to not have a big stock of false nun’s habits for hire . So, “What’s the fuss about Dame Read more

Fashion and the Archbishop of Canterbury Comments 0

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

If there is anyone out there who doesn’t have enough to be shocked about, you can bet your John Galliano that the fashion industry will find some way to offend them within the next five minutes. That’s what fashion thrives on: subversion and irreverence; an immaculately groomed, sneering Johnny Rotten worth millions, the world’s best-dressed troll. The Read more