Fashion / Art

50 designers, 70 models to feature in 2018 show

AT LEAST 70 models will feature at this year’s Fiji Fashion Week that is set to begin on May 25 and May 26 at the FMF Gymnassium in Suva. Fifty designers have also been confirmed...

Dior alumnus comes to Fiji Fashion Week

AUSTRALIAN based designer, Kristian Chase, the head of Aqua Blu is undoubtedly the international act to look out for at this year’s Fiji Fashion Week which takes place May 25, 26 at the FMF Gynasium at Laucala.

Fiji Fashion introduces seven-lane runway

FIJI Fashion Week (FFW) is introducing a seven-lane runway this year. Sixty models will be gracing the catwalk this year. FFW director Ellen Whippy-Knight said the new seven lanes were all about the pace, time of walking, and common sense. “The runway now is that they are walking seven lanes as opposed to the one...

Stage set for fashion extravaganza

THE Fiji Fashion Week’s 11th annual fashion extravaganza is attracting a lot of attention with less than three weeks to the main event. Managing director Ellen Whippy-Knight said sponsorships increased two-fold in recent days for this big fashion event. More in today’s edition of The Fiji Times or read in our E-edition.

Search for grand pageant representative

THE search for Fiji’s next representative to the Miss Grand International (MGI) is now on after the first round of auditions took place at the Pearl Resort Fiji on the weekend.

Museum program for senior students

THE Fiji Museum School Holiday(FOC) program will begin from tomorrow at Thurston Gardens in Suva.

Kolora gets second place

FIJI’S representative in the World Supermodel South Pacific 2018 Kolora Momoedonu was the runner-up after the crowning at the Pearl Resort Fiji in Pacific Harbour on Saturday night.

Australian wins South Pacific supermodel title

ADDISON  Braak from Australia last night walked away with the crown of Overall Winner and World Supermodel South Pacific 2018 title at the Pearl Resort Fiji in Pacific Harbour.

Supermodel crowning tonight

THE model who will represent the region at the World Supermodel 2018 pageant in Vietnam later in the year will be crowned today as the World Supermodel South Pacific 2018 concludes at the Pearl Resort in Pacific Harbour.

Kolora and Blue for supermodel pageant

THE TWENTY-four finalists vying for the title of World Supermodel South Pacific 2018 had a underwater and pool photo shoot at the Pearl Resort Fiji in Pacific Harbour earlier today.

Fiji duo to compete in World Supermodel regional finals

TWO Fijian representatives will be competing with 22 other young women at the World Supermodel South Pacific regional finals held at the Pearl Resort in Pacific Harbour this week. World Supermodel South Pacific officially begins tomorrow with the crowning ceremony scheduled this Saturday. Fiji is represented by 16-year-old Blue De la Mare and 20—year-old Kolora...

Creating paper dreams

COMBINING a love for research, fashion and working with her women’s group, Vuci based Miriama  Ligairi Naqaravatu is quickly making a name for herself as a jeweller. The modest Vuci based Cakaudrove native said her budding jewellery business was little bit more than a hobby which is now beginning to make her some money. Made...

Storck joins FJFW as new event manager

THE directors of Fashion Week Ltd are pleased to announce that Robyn Storck has joined Fiji Fashion Week as their event manager. Robyn will work closely with managing director Ellen Whippy-Knight, Christine Evans, Strategy and Designer Relations manager and Diana Goulding who oversees Public Relations and Communications. Robyn’s new role is diverse and expansive as...

Resort wear focus

THERE is sometimes nothing more perplexing than when fashion throws us a curveball and starts naming things that we wear on a regular basis with new and often crazy names. Think for example, jeggings — jeans and leggings — when really they are just tights made to look like jeans. Or what about “The Meghan”...

The making of a model

MODELLING has been a “proud interest” for Fijian law student Remi Naqali since her high school years. Yet she is still astonished when people ask “Hey, are you a model”. When she replies “Yes, how did you know?”. They respond: “We just knew it, you look like one.” And at times she feels like disappearing...

‘Fabulous’ fashion year

HOT on the heels of its 10th anniversary show — where we didn’t think it could get any better; Fiji Fashion Week (FJFW) 2018 is lining up to be a very busy year. The official launch of FJFW2018 was held in January at the Made in Fiji-New Horizons-Going Global workshop which marked important new changes...