10 Lessons on Creative Integrity from Areez Katki

Areez Katki is a Persian-born, independent textile practitioner based in Auckland, New Zealand. He specialises in creating pieces of knitwear & apparel that are locally crafted by hand. Each body of work is carefully researched and the materials he uses are considered, ethically sourced and are limited editions. Areez considers himself as an object maker […]

Award success sends graduate to NZ Fashion Week

Fashion Design graduate Mitchell Vincent, from Taupo, has been named best ‘Emerging Designer’ at the Miromoda Māori Fashion Design Awards 2013. Thanks to his win, Mitchell’s collection will be showcased at NZ Fashion Week September 6, 2013 in Auckland.

More than a Rumor

Both graduates of the Diploma of Fashion Design and Practice from Wintec’s School of Media Arts, Julia Crickett and Rene Aveyard are now proud new owners of Cambridge fashion store, Rumor.

Wintec Fashion Design supports Hospice Fundraiser

Second year Media Arts Diploma in Fashion Design students channelled the 1950’s as their latest practical placement consisted of combining 50’s fashion with the inaugural Hospice fundraiser.

Fashion students revamp for Hospice

Second-year students from Wintec’s Fashion Design and Practice programme took part in Hospice Waikato’s inaugural high tea and fashion show earlier this month, restyling vintage garments from Hospice stores into innovative new designs.

‘Generation 0ne’ Fashion Runway Event

The inaugural graduands of the Diploma in Fashion Design and Practice showed off their collections on November 26th 2009, along with a collaborative collection from the first year students. The runway show was a great success, and a triumph for students and staff. Photos by Geoff Ridder.