Rotorua designer goes global with new online shop #NZFW
Emerging trend-setter and designer, Adrienne Whitewood, is officially launching her first online store today at AdrienneWhitewood.com. The launch coincides with her runway show for Miromoda at New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) taking place today at 1.00pm. This is the 3rd NZFW for Whitewood who ...Continue Reading...
Award winning Maori designer to celebrate launch of new collection on TVOne’s Breakfast Show
Award winning fashion designer Adrienne Whitewood (Rongowhakaata) will be on TVOne’s Breakfast Show this Thursday (15 Nov at 11.38am) to discuss winning the Cult Couture award last month and will be celebrating the launch of her Spring Summer 2013 Collection. Whitewood’s winning piece ...Continue Reading...
Style NOW! and how to prepare for a job interview
(donaldhollingsworth.com) Welcome to my maiden voyage for Tangatawhenua.com. I’m calling it my maiden voyage, because it’s my first time writing on this exciting site and understanding and developing your own style which is what ill be writing about, is a voyage, a journey. Preparing yourself ...Continue Reading...
Hollywood Glamour | Phoenix Renata
Think Vintage this month. A return to classical beauty has us re visiting the old Hollywood cinema stars for inspiration and beauty ideas. The one thing that starlets like Jean Harlow, Rita Hayworth, Clara Bow and Marilyn Monroe had in common is elegance. They exhumed an elegant and chic ...Continue Reading...
All That Glitters – Sparkle this Christmas Season!
PANIC!! It’s Christmas Party Season and you have got the perfect wardrobe set in toe with a little black number but haven’t got a clue how to carry off red lipstick without looking like you’ve eaten a box of raspberries? It’s time to get all dolled up – should you opt for nude lips and [...]Continue Reading...
Ever dreamed of being a hair and make up star to the stars?
For one lucky person, that wish is about to come true! Maori Television is putting out the call for people aged 18 and over with a passion for hair, make up and fashion, to compete in a fantastic new reality television series. The programme will see contestants living under one roof, and the ...Continue Reading...
Fashion Week Report
Phoenix, House of Makeup recently put on an ultra feminine and extravagant appearance for its Debut show at Fashion Week. In the ever first runway show of its kind, I revealed the launch of my brand new collection ‘5 Shades of Summer’ featuring our latest innovative and fabulous products, at NZ ...Continue Reading...
Phoenix Renata | Anti-Aging
It is easy to get into a makeup rut which is the main reason women get stuck with a dated look that they have been applying years. Try these tips to instantly update your look whilst taking years off your face. Applying your make-up the way you did years ago will not look effective today, [...]Continue Reading...
Phoenix Renata | Hello Dolly
There isn’t a superior approach to this season’s swinging 60’s movement than the long lashed baby-doll look. But before you grab your black crème eyeliner and start channeling your inner Twiggy, I have a few tips for modernizing the look. The eyes and eyelashes are the focus, with emphasis ...Continue Reading...
Phoenix Renata | It’s all in the eyes
A big shout out to Phoenix who features in the most recent issue of Mana magazine – woohoo! Modern makeup is all about the eyes. In the past twenty years there has been a big shift in makeup taking focus from the lips to the eyes. The most popular and requested makeup looks involve the [...]Continue Reading...
- Remembering the 150th anniversary of the Battle of O-Rakau (+links)
- Parihaka leg-irons withdrawn after public outcry
- Kainga Tupu Maori Art Exhibition Opening, Melbourne, Friday 4th April, 7pm
- Treasure Rotorua campaign aims for Koutu to be ‘as safe as houses’
- Romiromi Health Clinic this March at Kuirau Marae, Rotorua
- BIG BREAK: our search for the writer of New Zealand’s next great movie