Viva managing editor Amanda Linnell shares highlights from today’s Viva magazine. Follow her hyperlinks below and be informed and inspired at viva.co.nz.

It's refreshing to start the year with a series of stories that capture fashion's current mood to break with stereotypes. Our cover girl, Dutch model

with her unruly curls and exotic looks, is a reflection of the industry's recognition of the importance of individuality. And our focus on

shows how important diversity of inspiration is to creating exciting times. Here's to pushing the boundaries in 2016.

Plus, this week Jesse Mulligan journeys to new Ponsonby restaurant Namo, and we've scouted out two new pop-up cafes to try.

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