Events

 

Fashionable events and exhibitions in New Zealand and around the world.

SUN
Jul 15

Elle and the Youthquake: The changing face of fashion

WHEN: 7 July – 14 October 2018

WHERE: Waikato Museum, Hamilton

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THU
Sep 20

Show and Tell Time: Pop Up Fashion

WHEN: 20 September, 10am–5pm

WHERE: Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, 31 Queens Garden, Dunedin

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TUE
Oct 02

Walk the Walk Auckland city walking tour

WHEN: 12pm, Tuesday 2 October

WHERE: Meet at the the Ellen Melville Centre in High Street, Auckland

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SAT
Oct 06

Pop-up photoshoot

WHEN: 6 October 2018

WHERE: Kingsize Studios, Grey Lynn, Auckland

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TUE
Nov 06

Walk the Walk Auckland city walking tour

WHEN: 12pm, Tuesday 6 November

WHERE: Meet at the the Ellen Melville Centre in High Street, Auckland

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SAT
Dec 08

Walk the Walk Auckland city walking tour

WHEN: 12pm, Saturday 8 November

WHERE: Meet at the the Ellen Melville Centre in High Street, Auckland

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SAT
Jul 07

Tekau: Don't be dull

WHEN: Opens 7 July 2018

WHERE: Ashburton Museum

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FRI
Sep 21

Unbound: Liberating women symposium

WHEN: 21-23 September 2018

WHERE: Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin

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SAT
Oct 06

High heel heaven lecture: A Fashion Matters lecture

WHEN: Saturday 6 October, 10:30am - 12pm

WHERE: Te Papa, Wellington

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SUN
Oct 07

Pretty gentlemen: A Fashion Matters lecture

WHEN: Sunday 7 October, 10:30am - 12pm

WHERE: Te Papa, Wellington

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SUN
Nov 11

Revolutionary dress: A Fashion Matters lecture

WHEN: Sunday 11 November, 3:30pm - 5pm

WHERE: Te Papa, Wellington

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SUN
Dec 09

Magic fashion: A Fashion Matters lecture

WHEN: Sunday 9 December, 3:30pm - 5pm

WHERE: Te Papa, Wellington

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SAT
Apr 21

Fashioned from Nature

WHEN: 21 April 2018 - 27 January 2019

WHERE: V&A Museum, London

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WED
May 02

Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715-2015

WHEN: 2 May – 14 October 2018

WHERE: Powerhouse Museum, Sydney

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THU
May 10

Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

WHEN: 10 May – 8 October 2018

WHERE: The Met Museum, New York

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THU
May 10

Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier

WHEN: 10 May - 7 October 2018

WHERE: The Design Museum, London

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FRI
May 25

Fashion Unraveled

WHEN: 25 May – 17 November 2018

WHERE: The Museum at FIT, New York

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SAT
Jun 16

Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up

WHEN: From 16 June 2018

WHERE: V&A Museum, London, UK

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TUE
Jun 26

Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography, 1911–2011

WHEN: 26 June - 21 October

WHERE: Getty Center, Los Angeles

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SAT
Jul 28

Liberty Art Fabrics & Fashion

WHEN: 28 July 2018 to 12 January 2019

WHERE: Dovecot Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

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FRI
Sep 07

Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color

WHEN: 7 September 2018 – 5 January 2019

WHERE: The Museum at FIT, New York

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THU
Sep 13

Drawing on style

WHEN: 13 -21 September 2018

WHERE: Gray M.C.A. Gallery, London

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TUE
Oct 02

Yves Saint Laurent: Dreams of the Orient

WHEN: 2 October 2018 - 27 January 2019

WHERE: Musée Yves Saint Laurent, Paris

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FRI
Oct 12

Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs

WHEN: 12 October 2018 – 20 January 2019

WHERE: Fashion and Textile Museum, London

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SAT
Apr 06

Mary Quant

WHEN: Opens 6 April 2019

WHERE: Victoria & Albert Museum, London

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The New Zealand Fashion Museum is for anyone with a love of fashion, heritage, innovation and creativity. With no fixed abode other than this online address, it is a museum dedicated to the curation of New Zealand’s rich fashion past, making it relevant for the present and future.


Established in 2010 as a Charitable Trust, it records and shares the stories of the people, objects and photographs that have contributed to the development of New Zealand's unique fashion identity. It makes them visible and accessible to a broad audience through pop-up exhibitions, publications and our online museum. Read more