Walk the Walk walking tour

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Where were Dior originals made in Auckland? Who was the fashion designer that became one of New Zealand’s most famous madams? Who made Trelise Cooper’s wedding dress? Walk the Walk uncovers these and many more intriguing stories about Auckland City Centre’s fashionable past by following the traces that remain in its streets and buildings. Peeling back the layers of this often overlooked aspect of our cultural heritage this walk reveals a fascinating picture of 150 years of fashionable Auckland.

Join us on a walking tour of some of the sites that trace their stories.

8 May 2021, 10.30am-12pm

The New Zealand Fashion Museum is for anyone with a love of fashion, heritage, innovation and creativity. With no fixed abode other than this online address, it is a museum dedicated to the curation of New Zealand’s rich fashion past, making it relevant for the present and future. Established in 2010 as a Charitable Trust, it records and shares the stories of the people, objects and photographs that have contributed to the development of New Zealand's unique fashion identity, making them visible and accessible to a broad audience through pop-up exhibitions, publications and our online museum. The Fashion Museum undertakes its own research and also draws together the collective knowledge held in our public institutions and by many individuals all around the country who are invited to contribute. Read more


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