Lady Ethereal @ The National WOW Museum & Nelson Classic Car Collection

Winning for our latex couture two years in a row at WOW was such a thrill for us (as we told you here). But the World of WearableArt Exhibition is like the proverbial gift that keeps on giving. We just received word, that one of our winning outfits is being exhibited at the National WOW Museum & Nelson Classic Car Collection in Nelson.

News-Michael Kors buys Versace; FashioNXT This Weekend

he source we have said mostly it was an “Oh, Wow. Ok.” that was heard among the workers, as the Michael Kors’ office buzzed along. But what actually happened in the big time world of investments and stock options, was that haute couture accessory player Michael Kors bought Versace, for $2.1 billion. Also, Michael Kors announced they were changing their name to Capri Holdings.

The 5th Annual “How to Make It In Fashion Conference”

Inspiring up-and-coming designers, and bolstering the dreams of men and women working hard in the industry is good for us all, not just those of us working in fashion. Empowered as we were with the back and forth in that class in Wellington that day (and we learned so much more from those young women than we could ever impart) we just know how attendees and speakers both will be buzzing come the first Friday in November.

Dawnamatrix collaborates with artist Lana Crooks for the World of Wearable Art competition

Dawnamatrix and sculptor and fiber artist Lana Crooks collaborated to make a dress for the upcoming World of Wearable Art competition in New Zealand. WOW® is a globally respected and renowned international design competition. Yearly it draws hundreds of entries from all over the world, awarding $165,000 in prize money, and internships with huge creative companies, like the Weta Workshop, known for their work on “The Lord Of The Rings” trilogy, among others films.