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Find feel-good clothing, shoes, skincare and more while supporting heart of the city businesses with online purchases from these top retail stores in the heart of the city this October.
Essentials Pack, $85.00 | Aotea
Aotea offers a wide range of New Zealand made health products inspired by traditional Māori herbal remedies and supported by scientific research. This essentials pack contains: 1 x Kawakawa Balm - a multi-purpose soothing balm perfect for dry lips, skin irritations (eczema and psoriasis), bites, sores, and nappy rash; 1 x Kūmarahou and Mānuka Hand & Body Wash - a hand and body wash beautifully gentle, very healing and 100% natural and 1 x Mānuka Oil - a multi-purpose, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal oil that effectively cleans the skin. Shop online here.
Tear Drop Jersey Dress, $350.00 | Wynn Hamlyn
This beautiful one-shoulder stretch jersey dress from Auckland designer Wynn Hamlyn is the perfect outfit for an outdoor backyard dinner or a simple elegant dress for when going back to the office. The tear drop detailing at the shoulder makes it stand out from all the other black dresses. Pair it back with sneakers for a casual look or sandals or heels for a more sophisticated look. Shop online here.
Pounamu Pendant , $79 | Pauanesia
Pauanesia is always a joy to shop at. It is brimming with locally made, distinctive textiles, homewares, jewellery and special mementos that capture our country's spirit. We particularly love this pendant made from pounamu (NZ greenstone). It is machine cut, with a cut away koru on the surface - simple and elegant. Perfect to wear on top of a white t-shirt to make it stand out. Shop online here.
Husk Beaded Logo, $179 | Husk
Husk is home to some of the world’s most desirable labels and also produces its own eponymous label. We love this cotton slub t-shirt that features beaded Husk logo. Available in White with brass beads or Black with gunmetal beads. Shop online here.
Silver earrings drop medium, $88 | Wonder Journal
Britomart’s newest store, Wonder Journal, is a quiet celebration of craft and curiosity. Artist Naoto started to create artworks after graduating from his college. His accessories made of metal have a delicate expression and timeless design. You can feel the warmth of handwork in his jewelry. Shop online here.
Camas Knit Singlet, $79.00 | Smith & Caughey's
With the warmer days coming, this knit v-neck singlet with knot shoulder detailing is the perfect top to match with a pair of white or blue jeans and sneakers. An ideal outfit for an outdoor barbecue. Shop online here
Women's Wool Pipers, $170 | Allbirds
Allbirds offers a wide range of shoes inspired by natural materials, and an ongoing mantra to create better things, in a better way. Their Women's Wool Pipers are a reimagined classic made with natural materials that is all about simplicity and style. Shop online here
Fabulous Face Oil, $71 | Aesop
Aesop offers a complete range of skin, hair and body care products, distinguished by botanical and laboratory-generated ingredients of the highest quality. We recommend the Fabulous Face Oil made with Juniper Berry, Ylang Ylang and Jasmine Petal - botanicals renowned for their purifying, balancing and skin-softening properties. Shop online here.
Madrid Birko-Flor - Women's Birko-Flor, $130 | Pat Menzies
Since 1975, Pat Menzies has been renowned for their quality footwear and service. We're loving this design that includes a strap, a buckle and a contoured cork footbed - a nice simple look from the creators of hte original Birkenstock sandal. Shop online here.
Timberland, TrueCloud EK+ Sneaker, Mens, $180 | SOLECT
And last but not least, here is our pick for the men. The Timberland Truecloud EK+ Shoes from SOLECT is an ideal shoe - extremely comfortable and stylish and perfect for an evening date or a casual work outfit. Shop online here