We’ve searched high and low to find the most note-worthy fashion news bites for the month of March.
From jewellery crafted to care for your seven chakras to classic bags reimagined with elements of the earth, the latest clothing and accessories hitting stores this month take treating yourself to a whole new, spiritual, level.
Eye spy with Karen Walker
Update your optical wardrobe with Euphoria, a new collection of eight sophisticated sunglasses frames by Karen Walker Eyewear. Pictured here: Eden Supernova Glitter frames, $349, and Nirvana Gold frames, $369.
Sustainable Kiwi label Kowtow’s winter ‘19 range is inspired by the great creatives of our time – textile artist Anni Albers, pop-art icon Andy Warhol, architect Frank Lloyd Wright and artist Sol LeWitt, known for his maze-like patterns. It’s mindful dressing at its best. Pictured here: Boxy Denim Jacket, $349, and Stage Pant, $289.
Zoe & Morgan’s energy field
The unique earrings, rings and bracelets from Zoe & Morgan’s new collection, Wheels of Light, align with the seven chakras from crown to base, while the serpentine pieces act as symbols of protection. Left: Shanti earring, $385. Right: Protect Me bracelet, $580.
Loobie’s Story’s Parisian Life
You can feel like you’re strolling down the Champs-Élysées without leaving the comfort of home thanks to the new collection from Loobie’s Story, A Parisian Life. Tailored feminine jackets, ornate blouses and classic pants designed to be worn for years to come channel the magic of French style, while chic jewel tones bring an air of je ne sais quoi. Pictured here is the Fleur Velvet top in Indigo, $299.
The Lady Dior, anew
In The Little Dictionary of Fashion, Christian Dior himself said, “Like all clothing, your bag deserves your attention,” and this Lady Dior is no exception. A favourite of Lady Diana, the classic carry-all by Dior has been reimagined for the new Nature Ballet edition, hand-embroidered with elements of both the earth (left) and water (right), US$5,400 each.
A neutral, timeless print and colour palette form the backbone of the Good&Co AW19 scarf collection, which pays tribute to treasures hunted and gathered on past travels. Vintage style is just a silk accessory away. Pictured here: American Blues scarf, $195.
Duffle & Co’s pineapple leather bags
Duffle & Co is launching its latest collection with a fruity twist, as the first label in New Zealand to offer pineapple leather in its range. Known as Piñatex, the chemical-free, zero-waste and vegan-friendly leather alternative is made from the cellulose fibres of discarded pineapple leaves – a byproduct of existing agriculture. The pineapple leather comes in the form of two handbag styles, including the Emily Crossbody, $219, pictured.