May 13, 2021

Maori News & Indigenous Views

Win a unique Kiri Nathan designer gown!

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You could be in to win an incredibleKiri Nathan one off desingergown that featured in NZ fashion week. Details are below, but please read on about one of our incredibly successful Maori designers!

The label Kiri Nathan is a reflection of her Maori and European cultures. Producing gowns of elegance and sophistication supported by feminine fashion-forward glamour collections.Kiri affliliates tothe Toi’s of the north (Ngapuhi, Ngati Hine) and the Watana from the Waikato (Tainui, Ngati Maru).

It is my intention to respectfully draw inspiration from my ancestors and their timeless lessons, and then transition these beautiful crafts into a present form. I pay particular attention to detailing through smocking, pleating, hand appliqu and beading and blend it with traditional raranga (weaving) in contemporary media, particularly Korowai (Maori cloak).I believe in clean cuts, creative and innovative pattern drafting and maximising the versatility of my fabrics” Kiri Nathan

Suggest Kiri Nathans Facebook page to friends (then post how many friends you suggested to) and be in to win this beautiful one of a kind dress!

Kiri has won numerous fashion competitions over the last decade including: New Zealand Smokefree Awards, New Zealand Wearable Arts Awards, Miromoda Fashion Awards, Villa Maria Cult Couture, The Supreme Award at Creative Youth Awards and the coveted Supreme Award at Westfield Style Pasifika New Zealands most prestigious fashion competition.

It’s rare today to see fashion made with such care, love and integrity”- Francis Hooper WORLD.

How to Be in to Win

It’seasy – simply suggest the fanpage to your friends and post that you did so on the wall and your automatically in to win!!!

  • Competition drawn 7 Dec 2010 GOOD LUCK!!!!

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