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Fashioning ourselves: clothing, identity and culture

From woollens to workwear, pōtae pōtaehatsMāori | Noun to Panamas, feathers to fur, and khakis to korowai, the styles, phases, and industry of fashion plays a big part in Aotearoa New Zealand’s identity.

Explore stories that highlight the influences, industry, and imagination of fashion in New Zealand through our collections, exhibitions and research.