The Best In-Store Events During 4 Days of Fashion in the City

During 4 Days of Fashion in the City, central Auckland stores are putting their best foot forward to showcase their unique offering. 

Learn the art of self-care rituals, meet fashion icons, designers and uncover the beauty of vintage jewellery or enjoy the latest fashion trends cocktail in hand. The city offers something for every taste this March.

Cocktails with Dame Denise L'Estrange-Corbet
​21 March, World Britomart, 60 Tyler Street

WORLD Britomart is hosting an exclusive in-store event with Co-Founder Denise L'Estrange-Corbet who was awarded the title of Dame Companion of New Zealand in the New Year’s Honours List 2018 by Queen Elizabeth II. Dame Denise will talk candidly about the hilarity we find ourselves in when the ageing process starts. RSVP required.

Zambesi AW18 Live Installation
22 March, Zambesi, Tyler Street

For one night only Zambesi Britomart will have a late night shopping event featuring complimentary refreshments, a live fashion installation, interactive art and late night shopping with Zambesi designers Elisabeth Findlay and Dayne Johnston.

Rituals to Nurture Self and Senses
23 March, Aesop, 35 High Street

This intimate event will speak to the belief that elevating the modest rituals with which we begin and end each day is integral not only to a polished presence, but also a sense of wellbeing.

gorman - Picture This
23 March, 16 High Street

On Friday night you and your friends and family can pose in front of the latest gorman prints and capture the moment using Polaroid cameras. Choose to blend into the background by dressing in the same gorman print or stand out from the crowd. Complementary champagne will be on offer.

After Work at Barkers
23 March, Barkers, 1 High Street

For one night only, Barkers will leave their doors open after hours. Enjoy an evening of live music, accompanied with specialty foods and fine tastings.Be among the first to peruse the new collection, and make the most of an exclusive offer to refresh your wardrobe.

Modern Wedding Style Event
23 March, Crane Brothers, 4 High Street

Crane Brothers has joined forces with international wedding magazine, Together Journal, to present an exclusive wedding event. This exclusive experience caters to both men and woman who are wanting inside knowledge and advice on how to dress for and create a wedding occasion with style and substance (this event is now full).

Happy Hour(s) at Ruby
23 March, Ruby, 4 High Street

On Friday evening Ruby High Street will transform into your local destination watering hole. Sip on exotic cocktails whilst viewing the latest collection and see where the night transports you.

Beats & Sneaks at Platypus
23 and 24 March, 162 Queen Street

Platypus is hosting two VIP events at their Queen Street store on Friday and Saturday. Up your sneaker game and enjoy live beats from Jupiter Project and Max Key on Friday and DJ Coda on Saturday.

The Gems Behind the Jewels
24 March, Walker & Hall, 66 Queen Street

Walker & Hall presents an exhibition showcasing stunning vintage pieces and the one-off stories behind them. Explore the collection with champagne and canapés in-store and an opportunity to bring your own treasures along for a complimentary appraisal from a gemologist and jewellery expert.

Converse Creations on Queen Street
24 March, Pat Menzies, 174 Queen Street

Visit Pat Menzies Shoes to meet artist Lizzie Snow, working under her artist name ‘fortyonehundred’,  and watch her create one of her mandala masterpieces. Buy a pair of Converse on the day and you can have an original ‘fortyonehundred’ design painted onto your new sneakers.

Last updated: 26 March 2018