Kiwi designers on what to wear to NZ Fashion Week 2019

New Zealand Fashion Week 2019 is just a week away now and and whether you’re visiting the trade shows during the week or coming to Fashion Weekend for some fashionable fun with your girlfriends, we’ve got some great outfit inspiration from the designers themselves. NZFW is all about having fun with fashion and nothing makes you feel more confident than adding something new to your outfit but we don’t want you to blow your budget either.

That’s why we’ve teamed up with Laybuy which is a fantastic service that lets you receive your purchase immediately and spread the total cost over 6 weekly automatic payments. Those payments are interest free too which makes it even better. All of these outfits and pieces are available online now and if you’re not already using Laybuy you can sign up when you checkout and choose the Laybuy option. We’re big fans of Laybuy here at FashioNZ and we love that they work with a huge range range of Kiwi designers and brands making it even easier to support local businesses.

Happy shopping, we’ll see you at NZFW.

What to wear to NZFW 2019

Armania Skirt Black, $179 (or 6 payments from $29.83) and Roman Blouse, $169 (or 6 payments from $28.17) from Augustine.

“You need to wear something different and special to fashion week, don’t dress how you would if you are just going out for dinner. You can never be too unique, too dressed up or too over styled. I would add a fedora hat to this outfit and wear it with leopard boots, then massive over-sized earrings and hair down and curled. The blouse is very on trend with all the ruffles and this caramel colouring is gorgeous. The skirt brings the sparkle which you can never have enough of at fashion week”. – designer and co-founder Kelly Coe.

What to wear to NZFW 2019

Savannah dress in lipstick cotton, $209 (or 6 payments from $34.83) from Tuesday Label.

Tuesday Label
“Our Savannah dress is the ultimate day outfit for that cool but edgy NZFW vibe. Crisp cotton holds a fun structured shape while new season hot pink makes a strong statement. Layer it up with a tan coat and sneakers for effortless sartorial perfection.” – designer and founder Biddie Cooksley.

What to wear to NZFW 2019

Satoshi Jacket in Ivory Check, $363 (or 6 payments of $60.50) paired with Still Waters Tee, $78 (or 6 payments from $13) and Tokyo Trousers $255 (or 6 payments from $42.50) from Jojo Ross.

Jojo Ross
“For NZFW this year we will definitely be wearing our suiting. Made from the most beautiful Japanese stretch wool our Satoshi Jacket and Tokyo Trousers are super comfortable and perfect for busy days full of action. This combo is so easy to take from day to night worn with sneakers and a tee, or dressed up with heels and a shirt.” – designer and founder Jojo Ross.

What to wear to NZFW 2019

Tutu skirt, $119 (or 6 payments from 19.83) PIA Tee, $69 (or 6 payments from $11.50) and Blush coat $199 (or 6 payments from $33.17) from PIA Boutique.

The perfect NZFW PIA outfit is our new release PIA Tutu skirt paired with one of our new PIA Tees for a more ‘street style look’ along with our PIA Blush coats to stay warm yet gorgeous.” – designer and founder Pia Naera-Scott.

What to wear to NZFW 2019

Rochelle heel in Dolly Pink, $299 (or 6 payments from $49.83) from Kathryn Wilson.

Kathryn Wilson
“I would say the ‘Rochelle heel’ in Dolly Pink is the perfect shoe for NZFW. It has a great wearable height of 7.5cm, it’s a seasonal accent colour which looks feminine and on-trend but the heel is low enough to run if you’re late to the shows and a closed toe for Auckland weather in August which is famously raining and wet!” – designer and founder Kathryn Wilson.

What to wear to NZFW 2019

The Visit dress, $199.90 (or 6 payments from $33.31) from Federation.

“Whether you’re a minimalist or a maximalist, the Visit dress is the perfect base for any Fashion Week outfit; scale back colour to play with prints, shape and accessories. Ditch the stilettos this season, and opt for a super-chic street sneaker instead. Play it up or pare it down, either way: you’ll be best dressed.” – designer and co-founder Jenny Joblin.

What to wear to NZFW 2019

Study Coral Neckerchief, $99 (or 6 payments from $16.50) from GOOD&CO.

“I think our fun new neckerchief scarves would be a great for NZFW as they are such a bright and easy accessory for the new season. Small, colourful, and easily thrown on at any minute. They don’t need much styling to be stylish and can be worn so many different ways (neck, wrist, bag strap, in your hair). They add fun pops of colour when you need it the most!” designer and founder Lillie Toogood.

What to wear to NZFW 2019

Lantern pendant, $389 (or 6 payments from $64.83) from Wicken.

“The lantern pendant is the perfect piece to wear for fashion week as it looks magickal with any outfit and it is all about shining your light!” designer and founder Kim Mackay.

This story is brought to you in partnership with Laybuy.

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