RUBY in store event

Friday 23 March, it's all happening with 4 Days of Fashion in the City. From a unique fashion show, to an international street theatre performance, a one of a kind market plus many in store events, here's our guide to experience everything the day and night has to offer in the High Street precinct:

  • Designer Garage Sale Market | Freyberg Place
    11am – 9pm
    Head to Freyberg Place throughout the day and into the evening and browse some amazing designer bargains at this unique market. Featuring brands such as; Flo & FrankieStrangely NormalChecks and more. Enjoy listening to bFM DJ Murray Cammick spin some tracks as you shop.​

  • Resene NZ Fashion Tech Colour of Fashion Exhibition | Ellen Melville Centre
    11am – 8pm
    While you're in the Freyberg Place, pop into the Ellen Melville Centre and enjoy the works from students of the NZ Fashion Tech in this colourful exhibition.

  • moochi Style In The City | 14 Vulcan Lane
    3pm - 7pm
    Join the moochi styling team at their High street store and prep your pout with on-trend autumn lip colours and discover ways to wear the latest seasonal looks.

  • Beauty EQ & Bobbi Brown Presents The Perfect Storm | 23 High Street
    4pm - 8pm
    At STORM, creative director Deborah Caldwell and the Beauty EQ's Trudi Brewer will show you how to style your perfect autumn wardrobe​.

  • After Work at Barkers | 1 High Street
    ​5pm - 9pm
    There will be live music in store, specialty foods and fine tastings, exclusive offers and the barbers of the Groom Room will be there for any men in need of a restyle or haircut.

  • Crane Brothers and Together Journal - Modern Wedding Style Event | 2-4 High Street
    5.30pm - 7.30pm
    Here from a team of experts including Murray Crane (of Crane Brothers) and Greta Kenyon (editor of Together Journal), who will be sharing their tips and tricks to wedding planning - this event is now full.

  • Happy Hour(s) at RUBY | 4 High Street 
    5pm - 9pm
    Sip on exotic cocktails whilst viewing the latest collection and see where the night transports you.

  • Aesop - Rituals to Nurture Self and Senses | 35 High Street
    5pm - 9pm
    Don't miss out on this beautiful event, where the company's leading Training Manager will be discussing and focusing on wellbeing through daily rituals with Aesop's Personal Care range.

  • Sunglass Hut - Get Customised With Your Fav Fashionistas | 50 High Street
    5pm - 9pm
    Personalise your complimentary Sunglass Hut folding case with your initials with every sunglass purchase while you enjoy hand-crafted Italian ice cream from Mister Gelato on the house. 

  • Get Polished at Merchant Man | 5/2 High Street
    5pm - 9pm
    ​Merchant Man returns to its roots with a complimentary shoe shine service offered in-store, so bring in your favourite leather shoes for a clean and polish, thanks to their shoe-shine expert.

  • In Full Bloom at Mi Piaci | 10 High Street
    5pm - 9pm
    Mi Piaci are celebrating women in conjunction with Blush Flowers. Each purchase over $350 will be gifted a hand-tied carrier bouquet to enjoy, plus indulge in champagne and canapes as you shop the Autumn collection.

  • gorman - Picture This | 16 High Street
    5pm - 9pm
    For one night only, you and your friends + family can pose in front of the latest gorman prints and capture the moment using Polaroid cameras.

  • Edit. New Collection Launch | 20 Vulcan Lane
    5pm - 9pm
    Join the Edit. team for a relaxed, informal evening showcasing their latest collections. Classic Italian “aperitivo" and refreshments will be provided by Peroni and Farina. 

  • Platypus - Beats & Sneaks | 162 Queen Street
    5pm - 9pm
    Just on the corner of Durham Street East and Queen Street, Platypus is hosting a VIP evening with Jupiter Project and Max Key performing in store.

  • Timberland - Get Fitted by William Waiirua | 5 High Street
    5.30pm - 7pm
    Timberland are giving their staff the night off, so pop into store and have your shoes fitted by William "Cribb" Waiirua and while you're at it enjoy a bevvy and bite with the man himself.

  • Aimé Leon Dore Launch at Checks Downtown | 7 High Street
    6pm - 8pm
    Checks Downtown is pleased to have been selected by Aimé Leon Dore as the exclusive stockist in Auckland, the first release will be available at this in-store launch event accompanied by drinks from Hallertau and food by Hero Sandwich House. 

Ingrid Starnes O'Connell Street Fashion Show

Make your way to O'Connell Street and secure your spot for the unmissable Ingrid Starnes street show, presenting the New Zealand designer's latest AW18 collection, Harmonies No.18. The show begins at 7pm, we recommend scoping out a spot early as it is one of the most popular events of 4 Days of Fashion. THIS IS A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT

The Drums of Fire

You will then be in just the right spot to join in and marvel at The Drums of Fire, a street theatre performance inspired by Catalan festival traditions and part of the 4 Days of Fashion thanks to the Auckland Arts Festival - begins at 8pm.

Last updated: 24 March 2018