Gifts
32 Of The Best Christmas Gift Ideas Under $50

The festive season can wreak havoc on your finances; you want to be a gift-giving legend but you also need to be able to put food on the…

Gifts
The Best NZ Christmas Gift Ideas So You Can Smash Out Your List For 2022

It's the silly season and since no one wants to spend the limited time we have left trawling for the perfect gifts, we've done…

Shopping
The Best Black Friday Sales Of 2022 To Shop In New Zealand

Just in time for all your Christmas gifting, summer holiday shopping, and end-of-year spending sprees—this year's Black…

Fashion
The Best Dress Hire Shops In New Zealand To Get You Through Event Season

Dress hire has become a staple in the world of event season wardrobes and we’re here for it—sustainable fashion, the latest…

Sustainability
Epic NZ Made, Eco Friendly And Sustainable Products So You Can Keep Our Planet In Mind

Shopping sustainably is becoming easier and easier, with more local NZ brands being launched all the time specifically developed to be way…

Fashion
How To Be Sustainable Without Compromising On Style According To Designer Pera May

If you haven’t heard of local electric design powerhouse PERA MAY, chances are you’ve definitely clocked her otherworldly,…

Fashion
The Best Costume Shops In New Zealand For A Banging Dress Up Party

If you’ve just received an invite to a costume party, it’s time to get your A into G. Luckily, there are loads of epic costume…

Things To Do
The Best Halloween Costume Ideas For 2022 That Are Actually Good

Double double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble. The most frightful night of the year approaches—it’s time to get…

Fashion
Step Up Your Sustainable Style With These 8 Wardrobe Investments

In recent times there’s been a welcome shift in tides to bring style and sustainability together thanks to some clever brands…

Health & Beauty
The Best Nail Salons In Auckland

Pampering yourself doesn’t come much better than a sleek set of nails. A touch of sparkle and a pop of colour on your tips is the…

Fashion
16 Of The Best Activewear Brands In NZ To Shop In 2022

Activewear is the holy grail of the wardrobe. The perfect blend of style and function, slide into a crop and a pair of leggings and…

What's On
Soak In These Stories Of Resilience And Get Inspired For A Good Cause

We’re a tiny bit (read: a lot) obsessed with the work of Tom Gould. Born in Aotearoa, the director-slash-photographer has won the…

Fashion
The Best Jewellers In New Zealand

When it comes to finding beautiful gems, trinkets, and treasures, look no further than New Zealand’s best jewellers. From a little…

Gifts
The Best Gift Deliveries In New Zealand To Show Someone You Care In 2022

Receiving gifts never gets old, but when you're the one trying to come up with something new and exciting to give—it kinda can.…

Style & Design
The Best Father’s Day Gifts To Shop In 2022

Father’s Day is almost upon us—Sunday 4 September, to be exact—but don’t panic, there’s still plenty of time…

Style & Design
Here’s How You Can Win One Of Five $4,000 R.M.Williams Shopping Experiences

Sometimes a solid piece of advice or a beloved shared memory can be the greatest gift of all, and this Father’s Day, iconic Aussie…

Things To Do
Devonport | The Best Things To Eat, Drink And Do In This Charming North Shore Village

Could Devonport be Auckland's most charming suburb? Its old-fashioned villas, picturesque gardens and character buildings are straight…

Fashion
The Best Jewellers In Auckland And Where To Find Them

Few things in life come close to the excitement of receiving jewellery. The box, the silky lining, the glamour of it all—nothing…

Things To Do
6 Reasons You Need To Visit This Food & Entertainment Mecca On The GC

Nestled in the beating heart of Surfers Paradise, we’ve found the perfect place for the ultimate fun day out. Think: epic games, live…

Fashion
The Best Knitwear In NZ For Staying Cosy This Winter

Game Of Thrones might be done and dusted but winter is coming (again) so it’s time to level up your wardrobe. Stakes couldn’t be…

Fashion
The Best Summer Dresses In NZ To Add To Cart Before The Season Ends

After two-ish years of sweatpants (mostly) all day every day, the ‘home couture’ game is strong but sweats and sand don’t…

Sustainability
20 Of The Coolest Swimwear Labels In NZ To Wear This Summer

Summer is finally here and we couldn’t be more ready to frolic in the waves and relax on the beach. As ocean-lovers, the future of…

Fashion
These Are The Best Sneaker Releases Of 2021

2021 was definitely a year full of triumphs and tragedies—and in a way, we saw this reflected in the sneaker-verse too. As we…

Style & Design
Lift Your Summer Wardrobe With These Fresh Summer Tees And Totes For Under $35

Urban List is turning 10 this year and we’re in the mood to celebrate. And what better way to celebrate than by dropping some…

Sustainability
12 Of The Best Op Shops In Auckland Where You Can Find Second-Hand Gold

If Macklemore taught us anything during his brief but incontestable reign over the radio, it’s that thrift shopping—correction,…

Sustainability
Where To Buy The Best Reusable Face Masks In Auckland And NZ In 2021

Face masks are now essential wear for all New Zealanders. You should wear masks in situations where physical distancing is not possible at…

Sustainability
12 Of The Best Op Shops In Auckland Where You Can Find Second-Hand Gold

If Macklemore taught us anything during his brief but incontestable reign over the radio, it’s that thrift shopping—correction,…

News
Aussie Streetwear Royalty Culture Kings Is Opening Its First NZ Store This Saturday

NZ’s streetwear scene is soon to gain infinitely more kudos with the announcement that cult Aussie retailer Culture Kings is opening…

Fashion
How To Score KFC’s Latest Finger Lickin’ Threads For Free Tonight

Attention fried chicken lovers, your winter wardrobe update is officially sorted.  Just when we thought they couldn’t top the…

Sustainability
Make A Difference And Support These 6 Businesses Doing Better By Our Planet

The winners of The Circle Awards AUS & NZ 2021 have officially been announced, and our carts (and hearts) are full of sustainable swaps…

Sustainability
Yours Truly Is The New Pre-Loved Bridal Gown Store That Has Sustainability At Its Heart

Washing your hair with solid shampoo and taking your keep cup everywhere is a solid way to make sustainable changes, but it’s super…

People
Meet EveryHuman, The Adaptive Clothing Store Making Fashion More Inclusive

If you’re not in the know about adaptive fashion, it's time to meet EveryHuman. Adaptive fashion is clothing specifically designed…

News
Calling All Dr. Martens Fans, The Iconic Shoe Brand Opens Its First Store In Wellington Tomorrow

From 10am on Saturday 19 December, Wellingtonians will be able to get their hands on the famous yellow-stitched boots at the brand new Dr…

What's On
8 Melbourne Cup Parties Worth Getting Dressed Up For

Polish off your finest attire and gather your fun-loving friends, Melbourne Cup is back in all its frivolity on Tuesday 3 November. …

Fashion
Step Up For The Planet In Cariuma, The Sustainable Sneakers Blowing Up Right Now

If there’s one style lesson we’ve learned this year, it’s that comfort really is king. And while summer is on the way,…

Planet
Get Clued Up On What It Really Takes To Be Sustainable In Fashion

We’ve ditched single use coffee cups, switched to stainless steel straws and now we’re turning our attention to our wardrobes.…

Style & Design
Say Yes To The Dress With 6 Of The Best Bridal Designers In Auckland

To all the current brides-to-be, you guys are doing it tough. A global pandemic was never part of anyone’s plan, but if you’re…

Shopping
Relax With 25% Off Sneakers, Activewear, Denim And More In The Iconic’s Extended Afterpay Sale

Just as the seasons are starting to switch, Afterpay has dropped their mega two-day sale sprint. There are heaps of deals and steals to snap…

Sustainability
Strive For Style Goals With The 10 Best Local Vintage Sellers On Instagram

There’s nothing fashionable about landfill. In the past ten years though, the amount of textiles being sent to a landfill in…

Fashion
Don’t Have A Cow Man, Vans Just Dropped A Simpsons Collab And You’re Going To Want All Of It

There’s no doubt 2020 has been a pretty crazy time, so consider this news a tiny silver lining on the year. Fans of the iconic series…

Fashion
Get Schooled On Sustainable DIY With This Collab From Allbirds And Chinatown Market

New Zealand-born sustainable sneaker brand Allbirds has just revealed a new partnership with Chinatown Market (CTM)—the LA-based label…

Fashion
Editor’s Picks: Sweat It Out In 5 Of The Coolest Sustainable Activewear Labels

As far as sustainable fashion goes, activewear seems to be the category most regularly pushing boundaries in the quest for earth-friendly…

Shopping
Editor’s Picks: Embrace The Incoming Chill With These 12 Wintery Must-Haves

Across Australia and New Zealand, we are slowly tiptoeing out of iso. It’s absolutely been a hibernation of sorts, some of us more…

Style & Design
Cue The Inspiration, Stylist Nicole Ku On Nailing Your Winter Wardrobe Essentials

From must-know trends to winter wardrobe essentials, Kiwi fashion favourite Nicole Ku sure knows a thing or two about mastering effortless…

Shopping
Shop Up A Storm At These 8 Epic Retailers Coming To Commercial Bay

Commercial Bay will not only be home to some of the city's hottest new bars and eateries, there's also a tonne of top-notch…

News
Drop Everything, A Massive One-Off Online Fashion Sale Hits NZ Tonight

If there’s one thing this whole Covid business has had us appreciate, it’s that we’re not here for  a long time but…

New Zealand
Keep The Hustle Alive, Here’s How You Can Support Local Kiwi Businesses From Your Couch

We don’t know about you, but in the words of Avengers royalty Tony Stark, it kind of seems like the earth is closed today. And while…

News
Prepare For A Shopping Spree, London Fashion Brand Cos Has Just Announced Its Auckland Opening Date

In some highly exciting news just announced this morning—much-loved fashion store Cos will be opening their first store in NZ, in the…

News
DM Fans Mobilise, Dr. Martens Have Just Dropped A Killer Hello Kitty Collab

In news hot off the press, we’re stoked to see everyone’s favourite kitteh has teamed up with Dr. Martens and the results will…

News
Get Ready To Stomp, NZ’s First-Ever Dr Martens Store Has Opened In Auckland

A very distinctive symbol of rebellion and disaffected youth has opened its first-ever retail store in Auckland and we are here for…

Fashion
Look Sharp, These Are The Decade’s 7 Most Influential People In Fashion

Fashion loves a decade to reference. While style canon from the 90s has driven us totally wild in the last few years—as this decade…

Fashion
7 Sneakers Being Released In December That You Need To Own

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Some very fresh kicks are dropping and you’ve got a pretty good excuse to gift…

Shopping
Clear Your Calendars, David Jones Is Opening This Week And There Are Goodies Up For Grabs

Finally, Auckland is getting a David Jones and it's opening this Thursday. The upscale department store is located in the new Westfield…

News
Culture Curve | The Smoke Is Clearing On Cannabis Culture

Welcome to the November Urban Culture Curve—your go-to guide for what’s on its way in, and on its way out, in urban culture.…

Fashion
How To Dress Like A Boss, According To Your Favourite Fashion Designers

No doubt, dressing for work ain’t what it used to be. While some career paths still require that you sport a suit and tie, most of us…

Cafes
Pick Of The Precinct | Newmarket

Newmarket, you’ve got it going onnn. There’s no shortage of things to see and do in this happening suburb. Whether you’re…

Fashion
Levi’s And Google Have Made A Denim Jacket That Will Organise Your Life

Sometimes, tech companies just shouldn’t do fashion. Remember Google Glass? These days, the smart specs are sold as high-tech AI…

Getting The Gig
How This Auckland Designer Took Over The World Of WearableArt

With The World Of WearableArt (WOW) exhibition just around the corner, Auckland finalist Ian Bernhard is gearing up to send his daring…

Style & Design
Here’s Your Exclusive First Look At The Spongebob X Timberland Collection

Ready for a blast from the past? Timberland are launching an exciting and serious #throwback collaboration today. Get ready for…

Fashion
Get Ready, Pastels And Sustainability Were Major Trends At NZFW ‘19

With sustainability as the theme at NZFW this year, both familiar favourites and brand new labels took to the runway with thoughtful and…

Fashion
6 Under The Radar New Zealand Fashion Designers You Need To Know About

New Zealand has a strong history of raising major, earth-shattering fashion talent. Not just fashion designers known for creating threads…

Fashion
9 Of Wellington’s Best Boutiques To Up Your Style Game

Oh Wellington, you certainly are the capital of all things cool. This city utterly spoils us for choice when it comes to things to see, eat,…

Fashion
10 Hamilton Fashion Boutiques We’re Crushing On Right Now

In an age of online shopping, shifting through a beautiful boutique is more special than ever. Lucky for you, Hamilton is home to a…

Getting The Gig
From Reality To Runway, How Benjamin Alexander Is Cracking The NZ Fashion Industry

Starring on the first ever New Zealand version of international smash hit Project Runway, Benjamin Alexander’s serious dedication…

News
Style Up And Get Involved With These Awesome Free NZFW Events Happening This Week

NZ Fashion Week is back in town fellow fashion lovers—and we’ve got the inside scoop on what this iconic event is bringing to…

Fashion
Get Your Rummage On At One Of Christchurch’s Best Vintage and Op Shops

We’ll take any excuse for a shopping spree, but especially when it involves revamping our wardrobes with thrift shop threads. Believe…

Getting The Gig
How This Young Designer Is Leading The Charge Of Sustainable Fashion

Natalie Procter of Kiwi label Mina is a young up-and-coming designer whose sustainable and timeless garments have been making…

Fashion
10 Ethical Kiwi Fashion Brands You Need To Get Behind

In case you missed it, the cycle of fast fashion, fleeting trends and overconsumption is still very much a problem. In New Zealand alone we…

Fashion
Here’s Your First Look At The New PUMA X The Godfather Collab

In an offer you simply can’t refuse, PUMA has upped the ante on style inspiration with a collab that takes on a cinematic classic.…

Fashion
World Exclusive, Prepare To Freak Over The Cardi B X Reebok Collection

Activewear is a real thing these days. No longer exclusive to gyms and fitness studios, you can rock that stretchy lycra around town and…

Fashion
Empty Your Wallet At 6 Of Wellington’s Best Vintage Stores

There’s plenty of cool and quirky things to do and places to explore in Wellington. So it’s only fair it’s city dwellers…

Fashion
Brace Yourself, Superette Has Just Opened An Epic Surplus Store

Let’s face it, sometimes you’re out shopping and your usual go-tos just don’t cut it, you know you’ll have to…

Style & Design
Spend Up, We Know Where To Find Christchurch’s Best Boutiques

Christchurch might not be the first place that comes to mind when you hear the words, “shopping spree”. That said, it’s…

Fashion
Kiwi Shopaholics Just Scored A Game-Changing Online Store

Move over ASOS, The Iconic and Amazon because New Zealand just scored a game-changing online store, TheMarket—and we’re here for…

Getting The Gig
Meet The 20-Year-Old Designer Making Waves This New Zealand Fashion Week

Up and coming New Zealand designer Holly Norman is the brains behind sustainable fashion label Olli and is showing at this…

Fashion
Lace Up, Allbird’s Flagship Store Is Finally Taking Flight

We've been embarrassing die-hard fans of Allbirds, the final say in the ultimately sustainable wool runners, since 2014…

Fashion
Dig Through Some Racks At Hamilton’s Best Thrift Stores

Thrift store, op-shop, charity store… whatever you know it by, Hamilton is home to a plethora of second-hand stores. There’s…

Fashion
Psst, We Know Where You Can Nab The Best Vintage Threads In Auckland

It’s pretty well established that Auckland is full of cool, hip and unique things to do. So it’s only fitting that we…

Fashion
Here’s Where To Find The 11 Best Luxury Activewear Stores In Auckland

Ahhh, remember the days when activewear was restricted to the gym or the studio? How did we get along? Thank God for the athleisure…

Fashion
Style Up, We Know Who’s Headlining New Zealand Fashion Week This Year

Outliving passing trends and seasons, New Zealand womenswear brand Paris Georgia has been announced as the headline for New Zealand Fashion…

Fashion
14 Auckland Fashion Boutiques We’re Crushing On Right Now

The Auckland fashion boutique scene is booming right now, and with some of our favourite designers opening up shop we couldn’t be…

Fashion
Hype Up, Levi’s Has Just Dropped A Massive New Hello Kitty Collab

It’s hard to believe but everyone’s favourite eternally mute girl-cat is actually turning 45! Get ready for a cute overload…

Fashion
8 Sneakers Released In July That You Need To Know About

The middle of the year is producing some great kicks, so why not treat yourself for making it through the first six months of 2019 and pick…

Fashion
Embrace 1985 And The Upside Down With Levi’s Massive Stranger Things Collab

The hype for Stranger Things season three is getting very real. The third season of the Netflix sci-fi series that’s all about…

Shopping
8 Places To Buy Designer Dog Accessories Online

The internet contains vast amounts of never-ending information, and if nothing else, it’s taught us that a) we’re all a little…

Food & Drink
Trash Is For Tossers | A Simple Guide To Going Plastic-Free

Let’s chat about breaking a dirty, little habit. No, we don’t mean your daily 3pm chocolate binge, we’re talking about…

Fashion
Get Hyped, Vans Is About To Drop A Harry Potter Collab

Vans are about to drop their Harry Potter collab and we’re all in. Announcing it via Instagram, the California-based streetwear…

Fashion
Every Juicy Detail On Louis Vuitton’s New AMOLED Screen Studded Bags

It’s an exciting time for fashion brands with everything from auto-lacing Nike sneakers to self-heating NASA-inspired jackets hitting…

Fashion
Peep 8 Of The Most Extra Looks From The Met Gala Red Carpet

Fire up guys, it’s the first Monday in May! Okay, technically for us it was yesterday, but you know what we're talking…

Fashion
Here’s Your First Look At Nike’s Fastest Sneaker Ever

Nike’s iconic marathon shoe has copped a scientific, athlete-approved upgrade and is said to actually make you run, on…

Fashion
Here’s Where You Can Shop The NASA-Inspired Polo 11 Heated Jacket

The wearable tech thing kicked off with the pretty uninspiring Google Glass—but it’s come a long way since then. Favouring style…

Fashion
From Palmy To NYC | How Kiwi Model Maia Cotton Became Fashion’s It Girl

She’s graced the covers of magazines all around the world and modelled for the likes of Victoria Secret but 20-year-old Maia…

News
Where To Watch Donald Glover’s Guava Island This Weekend

April is music month at Urban List and we’ve got all of your music know-how covered. Every week we’ll be showcasing…

Fashion
Bow Down, Beyonce Has Partnered With Adidas

In some fairly explosive fashion news, adidas and Beyonce have announced they’ll be buddying up for one hell of an iconic streetwear…

Fashion
Here’s Your First Look At Supreme And Nike’s Latest Collaboration

Get March 21 (22 in Australia) in your diary, Supreme and Nike are hitting us with their latest collaboration. Coming at you in the form of…

Fashion
Celebrate International Women’s Day (And Beyond) With These Statement T-Shirts

Today celebrates International Women’s Day and, now more than ever, it’s important to wear our hearts and power (literally) on…

Fashion
The Sacai X Beats By Dre Collab Is Here To Elevate Your Headphone Game

Debuted at sacai’s Fall/Winter 2019 runway show in Paris, we now have a release date for the Japanese brand's collaboration…