Below Abigail Moir opened Design Cartel's doors today, offering Wellingtonians some distinctive labels.

Martens Darcie boots . I owned two pairs of Doc Martens in high school (the height of the grunge era), and I still have them--the shoes are virtually indestructible, which leads me to believe that they'd hold up well in the snow--this style even more so due to the heel and platform. The

Since their opening in Wellington in 1946, Rembrandt has cemented its fine tailoring reputation throughout Australia and New Zealand, having opened ten main stores between the two countries, as well as a number of outlet stores. A fourth Auckland store at 41 Shortland Street will open in...

Mathaf ('museum' in Arabic) is a new institution dedicated to Arab culture and creativity opened in Doha December 2010. The museum is home to a permanent collection offering a unique and comprehensive overview of modern Arab art, and is poised to become a vital centre for dialogue and...

She swears by the technique (and was a fitting ambassador for it on the night), enough to have started her salon in Ponsonby, and always had in mind to open up in her home town. She was encouraged to open in Wellington after her clients began asking whether Loxy's had a branch in the capital,...

Martens for Opening Ceremony boots! It was the one of the items on our Holiday Gift Guide that just melted my heart! Dr. Martens are so great for winter because of the chunky heel! They are also slip proof because of the wicked traction on the rubber sole...and thank goodness for...

Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has announced that it will open a second New Zealand retail store, in the country's capital, Wellington. The opening is set for late 2017, and will be located at the Queensgate mall in Lower Hutt. No other details were on hand. The first store in the country, at Sylvia...

Our usual open thread routine: talk about anything you like — the perfume you're wearing today, the perfume you almost wore but didn't, whatever. Or, ask a question about fragrance, then see if anyone else has asked a question that you can answer... Note: image is The grevillea is...

Meanwhile, Topshop will open its second New Zealand store in Wellington, at 256 Lambton Quay, on November 3, followed by a weekend-long celebration of giveaways and activities. The location will have both Topshop and Topman brands. In-store weekend events include DJ performances, photo walls,...

The usual open thread routine: talk about anything you like — what perfume you're wearing today, the first fragrance you'll buy in 2011, whatever. Or, ask a question about fragrance, then see if anyone else has asked a question that you can answer. And of course, wishing everyone a very...

 

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