Fiji Time: 2:16 PM on Saturday 29 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Inspiration from pandanus

Torika Tokalau
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

FROM BeMe last year to simply Mere & Robert, the garment label for Mere Schuster and Robert Verebasaga has evolved and will be showcased at the Fiji Fashion Week Resort Wear category on May 29.

The duo has drawn inspiration from the famous pandanus plant and production is already underway at Asia Pacific Management Ltd.

"We've gone with the famous pandanus, from the flowers to the leaves, to the end product which is the mat vakadivilivili," Ms Schuster said.

"Because Resort Wear is featuring this year, we decided to go down that line - tourism is another big market to tap into."

The two designers are also looking forward to the lessons they will learn as they prepare to feature in FJFW.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. In the hot seat
  2. E-ticketing under scrutiny
  3. The way forward for Fiji players
  4. Biman stays
  5. $60m profit outlook
  6. 7s team adapts well in Dubai
  7. Glamorous fundraiser
  8. Tuqiri leaves Rabbitohs as champion
  9. Sewing machines to help women
  10. Heroes give emergency response equipment

Top Stories this Week

  1. Couple return to Fiji after almost a decade Wednesday (26 Nov)
  2. Deal on NZ jobs Monday (24 Nov)
  3. Stop the bickering Tuesday (25 Nov)
  4. No regrets Tuesday (25 Nov)
  5. Indecent jokes warning Wednesday (26 Nov)
  6. President Xi leaves impression on leaders Monday (24 Nov)
  7. Jail terms for former Post Fiji executives Monday (24 Nov)
  8. LTA fires corrupt 4 Thursday (27 Nov)
  9. Man behind the change Wednesday (26 Nov)
  10. Speaker changes her tune Friday (28 Nov)