With the change of season and our COVID-19 alert levels possibly about to shift again, many of us could be heading back to the office and back into social circles very soon, which means now is a great time to top up the winter wardrobe! Check out some of our favourite items for winter from these New Zealand brands and stores in the city centre retailers available for online order now - from jackets to skirts, boots, and even new running shoes. Made with timeless design, quality and durability in mind, these are staples that you'll be loving for seasons to come - and your supporting a Kiwi business while you're at it.
Thank You Skirt $159 | Ruby
You'll be thanking this knit pencil skirt for keeping your warm all winter long! A great addition to both the work and weekend wardobe, pair with a pair of sneakers or boots to dress up or down.
Periphery Sweater, $379 | Taylor Boutique
Perfect for dressing up or down, this sweater is made from mohair and wool so is perfect for keeping the the winter chills away. It can be styled many ways, wrap to the front or back, with a button closure at the neck and waist tie at the bottom.
Comme des Garcons Cardigan, $499 | Fabric
A good cardigan is an absolute winter essential and Fabric's Comme des Garcons Cardigan is the warbrobe stable that will last for seasons to come and will keep you nice and warm during the cold winter months. This button-up cardigan features a classic round neck, ribbed trim cuffs and hem, and a new white PLAY heart embroidered patch on left chest. Wear it casually with a pair of jeans or dress it up with a skirt.
Blair Boot, $279 | Kathryn Wilson
Everyone needs a good pair of ankle boots as part of their winter wardrobe - they're great for every day wear with jeans as well as in the office with more formal attire. We're loving Kathryn Wilson's Blair ankle boot, simple yet stylish with a cute heart detail on the zip. We've also heard Kathryn herself is hand delivering some online orders during Alert Level 3 both to ensure safety and for quick delivery - love it!
Tree Dashers, $240 | Allbirds
Our favourite eco friendly footwear brand has done it again and released one of their most innovative pairs yet - their new Tree Dasher, the first running shoe in its collection. The seamless one-piece upper is made with eucalyptus tree fibre, reinforced eyelets and resilient recycled laces. So if you're looking to up your running game this winter, give these a go - or if you're just keen for a pair of shoes for every day casual wear, check out Allbirds' original Merino Wool Runners that are widely known as the world's most comfortable shoe.
Birkenstock Boston Shearling, $350 | Pat Menzies
Indulge in this pair of Birkenstocks that are perfect for both cosy winter evenings by the fire and when you're out and about. With an extra soft shearling lining that exudes style and keeps feet warm, everyone will be asking you where your new kicks are from, wanting a pair for themselves!
Jacket pick of the moment
Simon Linen Short Jacket, $349 (but currently on sale!) | Olivia
A good jacket is essential in winter, and we love this linen jacket for its style and versatility. Available in navy and natural colourways it has an oversized pocket design, structured collar and button detail along the neckline.
Meow Beanie, $24 (but currently on sale!) | Dangerfield
Known for iconic prints, unique pieces and a timeless styling, Dangerfield easily combines an alternative, punk, rockabilly, and vintage aesthetic, inviting each wearer to find their own distinct personal style within the racks. We love this cute cat-inspired beanie to keep your head toasty during the winter months!
Spots Maxi Black Sand Scarf, $44.95 | Flo & Frankie
Proudly designed here in New Zealand,This classic lightweight black scarf with sand spots is perfect for all year round and a great way to finish a look this winter. Finished with a fringed edge; you'll always keep this one handy in your bag if it's not on your neck.
If you are a city centre business we would love to hear from you about what you are currently offering at Alert Level 3. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can support you by spreading the word and including you in relevant wrap ups.