On Now & Upcoming Exhibitions

Virtual exhibition

Running the Show: Entrepreneurial women in fashion

Opens December 2020

Moana Currents: Dressing Aotearoa Now

Recent Stories

Entrepreneurial women in New Zealand fashion

A Prevalence of White

White Lingerie

Bridal White

Garment of the week

Crepe gown with ribbon embroidery

The fashionable silhouette of the 1930s was elongated and elegant with skirts often cut on the bias to flow gracefully over the form of a trim slender figure which was seen as the ideal of the time. 

We’re not your typical museum.

With no fixed abode other than this website, the New Zealand Fashion Museum is for anyone with a love of fashion, heritage, innovation and creativity. It is a museum dedicated to the curation of New Zealand’s rich fashion story, making what we wear an essential part of the cultural conversation in the present and for the future.