High Fashion Comes to Auckland's Culture Capital: Otara – Scoop.co.nz

High Fashion Comes to Auckland’s Culture Capital: Otara

NEW YORK - LONDON - PARIS - OTARA. The Pacific Fusion Fashion Present is smashing the stereotype that Pacific trend is barely about brightly colored, outsized flowing floral clothes.

What started as a contest for rising Māori and Pacific creatives from South Auckland has attracted curiosity from worldwide Pacific trend designers.

“This present is about our potential and our distinctive spin on excessive-trend,” says Occasion Director and Fashion stylist Nora Swann.

“Since our first present final 12 months, many designers have reached out as a result of they consider in our philosophy and examine the chance as an effective way to construct their confidence and check concepts past the standard Pacific design class.”

“This 12 months we’re happy to verify eleven rising designers from Aotearoa, Australia, Samoa and america of America for the competitors showcase.”

This 12 months, the Pacific Fusion Fashion Present will showcase the excessive-trend designs towards the daring backdrop of Auckland’s cultural hotspot, Otara.

“Our advertising and marketing and media companions Shiny Sunday pitched the placement thought to me and I jumped on the probability to do one thing for my group. Backing this idea has opened partnerships with the Otara-Papatoetoe Native board, the Otara Enterprise Affiliation and Mai FM.”

The Otara’s Ika cover shall be reworked right into a Winter Wonderland and have a fusion of sound, style, motion and performing arts. The theme for the evening is fake fur, suede and leather-based.

Island refreshments will nourish the soul and leisure shall be supplied by modern island dancers Ura Tabu with music from DJ Skeme; a gap Hip Hop/Opera collaboration by Exit 44 and a efficiency from Otara’s personal rap sensation GiantKilla.

Different particular company embody returning host Miss World Samoa Latafale Auva’a, and mannequin, actor, musician and former Worldwide Face of Magnificence winner Diamond Langi. Former True Bliss singer, NZ Idol decide and Dancing with the Stars runner-up Megan Alatini is a visitor decide and fashions embody Shay from Survivor NZ and Maori Tv’s winner of Recreation of Bros Season One, Louis Ova.

VIP and Basic Admission tickets are on sale now at: https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2017/pacific-fusion-fashion-show-2017/auckland/otara


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