Check out some of our favourite items for winter from these New Zealand brands and stores in the city centre retailers - 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. 

Knitwear favourites 

Ruby skirt

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. 

Taylor Boutique

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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. 

Jumper on display in shop

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.


Kathryn Wilson

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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. 

Pat Menzies

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

Olivia linen jacket

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 Dangerfield

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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!

flo & frankie

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.

Last updated: 10 July 2020