Time to Honor Elegance

In 1999, a very special woman took a chance on me. She bet on me when she could have placed her chips on anyone else; saw something in me that – at 23 – I had yet to see in myself. And here’s the thing, this week I’ve discovered just how many other people she has believed in – cultivated, loved, nurtured and set free into the world. I think it is time she is recognized for all she has done for the New Zealand fashion industry.  Continue reading

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Modelling Lorde’s Coat and Other K’ Rd Kismet

Lorde wearing the Eugenie Coat in Rolling Stone. Image courtesy of Rolling Stone magazine

Lorde wearing the Eugénie coat in Rolling Stone. Image courtesy of Rolling Stone magazine

My modelling career is long over, but last night when my good friend Sonia Gray called me out of the crowd to model the stunning coat Lorde wore for Rolling Stone magazine, to raise money for young women’s mental health, I took a deep breath and said “of course!”

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