In celebration of our Spring Style Edition, Remix reached out to six local brands for a send out to a few special friends of the magazine. The lucky recipients received an item from each of the brands below bundled into a limited-edition tote bag recycled from Natasha Ratuva and Hōhua Kurene's exhibition 'Inside the wave are ocean bodies' curated by Cora-Allan Wickliffe.
Karen Walker is one of New Zealand's most iconic names in fashion. Her brand is the epitome of elegance, and she has captivated a global following with her eccentric collections. From ready-to-wear fashion to eyewear, jewellery, handbags, shoes, and accessories, Karen Walker’s signature energy infuses each piece creating the perfect fusion of luxury and street. With effortlessly wearable designs, the brand celebrates individuality and defies convention.
Keep an eye out for Caitlin Crisp – a local brand championing the New Zealand fashion scene. They're all about supporting local suppliers, ensuring every garment is crafted by talented Kiwis. With exclusive runs and natural fibres, they're redefining chic sustainability. From unique pieces to easy elegance, Caitlin's label has grown organically, keeping craftsmanship in-house wherever possible. She also ensures a personal touch by handling every custom order herself!
Born in New Zealand, Beach Brains stands independently, forging a path focused on crafting garments of exceptional quality, all while drawing inspiration from classic shapes and timeless details. Their garments are destined to become wardrobe staples, traversing seasons and lasting a lifetime. Beach Brains embodies the essence of confidence and comfort, while the clothing itself acts as an artful expression.
Baobei Label is a celebration of authenticity, playfulness, and community. The brand embraces owning who you are and believing in the power found in staying true to yourself. Baobei’s pieces are crafted on demand, and are designed to be cherished for a lifetime or passed down to your beloved "baobei." Each collection is a collaboration of like-minded creatives who embody the values of embracing our inner child's joy and nurturing a sense of togetherness.
Tautai Pacific Arts Trust operates as a charitable trust with a primary mission of advocating for Pacific arts and artists. Tautai has evolved over nearly 40 years into Aotearoa's leading organisation for Pacific arts, boasting a diverse focus across various disciplines. The Trust fosters connections between artists and the broader Tautai community through a series of events and initiatives, both on a local and global scale.
Butter Butter is a home bakery based in Auckland, New Zealand - where the art of cake-making is elevated through unique craftsmanship. Specialising in tailor-made, one-of-a-kind cakes, Butter Butter’s founder Petra Galler adds a personal touch to every creation, ensuring she captures the essence of any event, every time.
Massive thank you again to all of these amazing brands. Be sure to check them all out!