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Zoe Walker

Associate editor, Viva

  • 29 Aug, 2015 9:20am
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Fashion Week is over for the trade but now it's the public's turn. Viva magazine's Zoe Walker reports on the highlights and what we can expect this weekend.
  • 26 Aug, 2015 5:00am
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Kiwi modelling star Ashleigh Good opened New Zealand Fashion Week yesterday - the first time she has appeared in the event.
  • 28 Jan, 2015 5:30am
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As she heads to New Zealand to launch her new lingerie line with Bendon, supermodel Heidi Klum talks intimates with Zoe Walker.

Christine Sharma of Ruby and her beach holiday plans

  • 18 Dec, 2014 8:00am
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The managing director of Ruby will spend summer with family at Whiritoa beach.

Makeup artist Amber D's summer getaway

  • 17 Dec, 2014 5:00pm
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It's been a massive year of travel for Lorde's makeup artist.

Our favourite fashion reads right now

  • 27 Nov, 2014 9:00am
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Add these stylish new tomes to your bookshelf.

Inside the Prada universe

  • 26 Nov, 2014 6:00am
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As Prada opens its first New Zealand flagship store, Zoe Walker looks at the relevance of the Italian brand today.

Is what we wear important?

  • 20 Nov, 2014 9:00am
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A new book with more than 600 contributors examines and celebrates women’s relationship with clothes. Zoe Walker talks to the editors.

The New Talent: Shane Petana

  • 29 Oct, 2014 6:00am
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We meet the talented teenager, Shane Petana, who was part of the Manawa Ora project.

The Musicians: Kathleen Williams, Jade Paynter, Ellie McBurney and Ash Parton

  • 29 Oct, 2014 6:00am
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The friends behind the band Vivid on friendship, nerves and favourite tunes.

The Instagram Influencer: Maia Cotton

  • 28 Oct, 2014 10:00am
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We meet the talented teen model, blogger and burgeoning social media star.
  • 22 Oct, 2014 4:00am
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Women, fashion, power: not a multiple choice. As a new exhibition looking at the wardrobes of influential women opens in London, we look at some local power dressers.
  • 8 Oct, 2014 6:00am
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The carefree atmosphere of The Rose Hotel is the perfect backdrop to Venice Beach and its cast of colourful characters, discovers Zoe Walker.

Prada perfection at Milan Fashion Week

  • 24 Sep, 2014 6:00pm
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A make-do-and-mend attitude has never felt more modern, writes Zoe Walker from Milan.

Cara Delevingne for Topshop Unique

  • 24 Sep, 2014 6:00am
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The top model, and current face of Topshop, opens the runway at the brand's London Fashion Week show.

Make a Stand: Fashion that gives a damn

  • 10 Sep, 2014 6:00am
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The personal is political and that includes what you - and politicians on the campaign trail - choose to wear. Zoe Walker looks at the contentious relationship between fashion and politics.
  • 31 Aug, 2014 3:00pm
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Old-school sophistication or new and hip? Zoe Walker gets a taste of the evolving restaurant and bar scene in wider Palm Springs.
  • 30 Aug, 2014 4:31pm
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In a year marked by milestones from some of the country's top creative brands, New Zealand Fashion Week has wrapped for another year after three days of highs and lows.
  • 29 Aug, 2014 5:00am
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Returning to New Zealand Fashion Week after a five-year hiatus, fashion designer Kate Sylvester closed three days of trade shows with a collection representing the reasons behind the ongoing success of her brand.

Favourite things: Palm Springs design aficionado J.R. Roberts

  • 27 Aug, 2014 1:30pm
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Roberts reveals his passion for modernist architecture, Ford Mustangs and miracle flowers
  • 27 Aug, 2014 12:30pm
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Once the favoured haunt of Hollywood A-listers, Palm Springs is regaining its reputation as the place to see and be seen. Zoe Walker joins the cool crowd in the hot resort city.

Timeless vintage style in Palm Springs

  • 27 Aug, 2014 10:00am
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We visit one of the best vintage stores in Palm Springs.

A golden home in the desert

  • 27 Aug, 2014 8:00am
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Architect Robert Stone creates unique homes of life and beauty in a harsh environment.

Me and my Clique

  • 20 Aug, 2014 6:00am
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Zoe Walker finds out how the internet has shaped the friendships - and style - of these groups of friends.
  • 13 Aug, 2014 9:00am
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Looking ahead to an exciting show representing the wave of fresh talent within the local fashion industry.
  • 23 Jul, 2014 9:30am
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You must be kind, you must be witty. Nanny Hayley Wilcox shares insights into her busy job.
  • 15 Jul, 2014 11:30am
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A new documentary offers a rare insight into the atelier of Christian Dior - and creative director Raf Simons. Zoe Walker talked to the film's director.
  • 21 May, 2014 9:00am
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New Zealander Laura Myers is keeping things simple with her brand to watch, Atea. She talks to Viva's Zoe Walker.
  • 17 May, 2014 8:00am
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Topshop is coming to New Zealand. Viva fashion features editor Zoe Walker discusses the impact on our designers.

Who made your clothes?

  • 23 Apr, 2014 10:00am
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A year on from the Rana Plaza disaster, a global movement is calling for a more ethical fashion industry. Find out how to take part in Fashion Revolution Day.
  • 17 Apr, 2014 9:00am
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The Duchess of Cambridge is now an expert at letting her wardrobe do the talking, choosing a series of conservative, and sometimes reworked, ensembles for this tour.
  • 15 Apr, 2014 12:00pm
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A film explores how supermodels dealt with careers that focused on their looks - and nothing else. Zoe Walker talks to the director, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.

Royal tribute in red and black

  • 15 Apr, 2014 4:15am
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Clad in the colours of Canterbury, the Duchess of Cambridge paid tribute to the people of Christchurch yesterday in a red and black ensemble by the Italian brand Luisa Spagnoli.

Kate sticks with British threads

  • 11 Apr, 2014 4:15am
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Black and silver fern motifs: you couldn't get more symbolic of New Zealand than that, with the Duchess of Cambridge opting for both at last night's state reception at Government House.

Duchess' black and white tribute to NZ colours

  • 10 Apr, 2014 4:15am
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Think of it as the Duchess of Cambridge's version of smart-casual: an open-knit dress to the knee.
  • 9 Apr, 2014 7:00am
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Holding out for an ensemble with links to the local fashion industry.

Duchess sets tasteful tone

  • 8 Apr, 2014 4:15am
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Regal in red, the Duchess of Cambridge set the tone for this week's royal tour, arriving in Wellington in a tastefully tailored bespoke scarlet coat and gown.
  • 26 Mar, 2014 3:00pm
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Anna Curzon, ASB's general manager of marketing, talks dressing with intent, keeping stress at bay and tips for entrepreneurial success.

Street Style

  • 26 Mar, 2014 2:00pm
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Three new collaborations reflect fashion's enduring obsession with street style.
  • 26 Mar, 2014 9:00am
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An exhibition in Dunedin will showcase the wedding gowns created by fashion designer Tanya Carlson.
  • 11 Mar, 2014 9:00am
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She's got two Grammy's and claimed the dark lip as her own. Now Lorde is collaborating with global cosmetics giant M.A.C so others can get her look.
  • 28 Feb, 2014 11:00am
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Visiting the jeweller Karie Higgins in Bushwick.

Apartment living in Williamsburg

  • 28 Feb, 2014 10:00am
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The Williamsburg apartment of couple Tessa Gould, Edward Rogers and their new Pomeranian puppy.
  • 28 Feb, 2014 6:00am
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Pay a visit to Nolita favourite, Love Adorned.
  • 27 Feb, 2014 1:00pm
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Inside the Brooklyn apartment of art director Miranda Dempster and tailor Guy McKay.
  • 27 Feb, 2014 12:30pm
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Zoe Walker talks to top New York hotelier Sean MacPherson about his latest venture, The Marlton.
  • 27 Feb, 2014 8:00am
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Fresh from showing at NY Fashion Week, we talk to the designers behind Australian label Tome.
  • 27 Feb, 2014 6:00am
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Fashion merchandise planner Annik Bunting stays true to her style, choosing black and muted shades over the vibrant hues favoured by her J.Crew colleagues.

At Home in New York with Valery Gherman

  • 26 Feb, 2014 2:00pm
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Zoe Walker visits the apartment of creative New Zealander Valery Gherman.
  • 26 Feb, 2014 1:00pm
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Zoe Walker previews an exciting new fashion exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

New York Girls: Emma Champtaloup

  • 26 Feb, 2014 10:00am
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Making it in the Big Apple with model Emma Champtaloup.

New York Girls: Anmari Botha

  • 26 Feb, 2014 9:00am
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Talking NYC with the model Anmari Botha.

Live like a Local: Sandra Nunnerley's New York Favourites

  • 25 Feb, 2014 10:15am
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Visiting New York and not sure where to begin? New York-based New Zealand interior designer Sandra Nunnerley shares her favourite haunts.
  • 12 Feb, 2014 5:00am
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Behind the scenes of Workshop’s new collection, developed at a traditional indigo dyeing factory near Shanghai.