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Tanya Carlson in store

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Tanya Carlson in store

Tanya came into the shop last week to show us her gorgeous upcoming summer collection. It was inspiring to see a designer so engaged in her products and how the gorgeous tailoring details make a women look and feel so good! For over 15 years, the Carlson label has been synonymous with superb tailoring, clever design details, and a quality finish that have garnered many loyal customers. Each seasonal collection marries a strong concept with classical elements that ensure longevity and ease of wear.Growing up in the Otago Peninsula, designer Tanya Carlson recalls a childhood with an element of romanticism,...

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Lucy King home fragrances now in store

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Lucy King home fragrances now in store

We are so excited to be a stockist of Lucy King home fragrances! Hand-crafted in Queenstown, NZ, using 100% natural, sustainably-sourced soy wax, lead-free cotton wicks, essential oils, phthalate-free fragrance oils and minimal packaging. Based in New Zealand, the first collection explores life here and uniquely kiwi experiences. We have 5 different fragrance ranges in store to choose from.  Our favorite being Arrowtown, with enriching notes of rosehip, blackberry and wild thyme. Lucy King believe in beautifully made, responsible luxury for all.  Come in store to experience the fragrance for yourself, choose from candles, reed diffusers or room sprays. @lucyking.co.nz

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KNEWE - a new label!

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KNEWE - a new label!
KNEWE - a new label we are excited to have in store!

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A Decade of Fashion

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A Decade of Fashion

Check us out in the lastest QT Magazine.   Celebrating ten years in business this year co-owners of Wānaka fashion store Bella, Jen Milburn and Marg Caldwell, credit their successful partnership to their complimentary styles and each other’s strengths.“We have managed what the Beatles couldn’t as the original Fab Four were only together for eight years before they went their separate ways,” says Jen. “Marg is the devil in the detail whereas I’m more the fun in the flair.”Jen’s early days in Dunedin included working with clothing manufactures Sew Hoy and sons followed by a career in finance before setting up...

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Charmaine Reveley at the wedding.

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Charmaine Reveley at the wedding.

Marg's daughter Harriet, recently got married in Wanaka on a beautiful summer's day.  Marg is pictured wearing the Judd dress by Charmaine Reveley and looked absolutely stunning!  The mother of the groom Gayle had her dress specially made for her by Charmaine and also looked amazing.  They both felt feminine and comfortable throughout the day and the evening. Charmaine is a Dunedin based fashion designer who we love featuring in our store.  Her pieces are crafted to be feminine and flattering, and will endure in your wardrobe for years to come. Charmaine will offer our customers a custom made service and...

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