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The Best Swimwear Labels To Shop In NZ This Summer

Summer is finally here and we couldn’t be more ready to frolic in the waves and relax on the beach. We’ve looked high and low to…

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Auckland’s Best Christmas Markets To Visit This Festive Season

We love a good market, especially one with the word 'Christmas' attached! So hop in the car, crank up the Bublé (your…

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The Best NZ Christmas Gift Ideas So You Can Smash Out Your List For 2023

Shop our selection of the best Christmas gift ideas this side of the North Pole.

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Golden Goose

Coveted Italian brand Golden Goose continues its worldwide expansion and has now…

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Babylon Store

If you're a little plant-obsessed like us, and enjoy filling up your home (and…

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Subtype

Newmarket, Auckland

Created by the legends behind men’s streetwear label ZANEROBE, Subtype features…

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The Best Black Friday Sales Of 2023 To Shop In New Zealand

We're here to help you sort the good from the great and to dig up the most unmissable Black Friday sales.

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The Best Adult Advent Calendars In NZ So You Can Count Down To Christmas

When it comes to advent calendars, why should the kids have all the fun? Well they don't, as it turns out—because a growing number…

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The Best Christmas Pyjamas In NZ To Get Into The Festive Spirit

We’ve always been a fan of a pyjama party and, while we’re not a fan of Christmas carols outside of December, we absolutely…

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Stalgic Society

CBD, NZ

If you’re a sucker for the '80s and '90s, love denim, hate fast…

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Hype DC

Auckland, NZ

Auckland’s street-style game has been taken up a notch with this sneaker store.…

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Loaded

Auckland CBD , NZ

We don't know where we'd be if Loaded wasn't here to help us with our…

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The Best Father’s Day Gifts To Shop In 2024

From whisky stones and linen pants to packable day packs, check out our hit list of the best Father's Day gifts to shop this year. 

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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…

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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…

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Muse

Newmarket, NZ

Muse is an established luxury fashion destination thriving in Auckland’s…

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Huffer Ponsonby

Ponsonby, NZ

Established in 1997, Huffer has been serving New Zealanders with simple yet chic…

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Barkers Ponsonby

Auckland, NZ

Shopping has never been easier in the state-of-the-art Barkers in Ponsonby. Decked…

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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…

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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…

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The Best Engagement Rings In NZ To Secure A Yes

Popping that pretty question can be a nerve-racking time—we get that. What should be a piece of cake, however, is picking out that…

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Miramôr

Auckland City, NZ

The secret’s out. Tucked away behind two hidden doors, you’ll stumble…

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The Attic

Browns Bay, Auckland, NZ

The Attic is full of pre-loved, high quality, fashion-forward goodies. Their aim is…

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Lonely Ponsonby

Ponsonby, NZ

Celebrating the strength and individuality of women, Lonely designs clothing,…

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

Special events call for extra special outfits. Luckily for us, there are heaps of fancy dress hire shops across New Zealand to help us get…

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

Chances are if you haven’t heard of the power house that is PERA MAY, you’ve definitely clocked her otherworldly designs on your…

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

We’ve rounded up the best of the best costume shops in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and online so you can dive straight into…

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Karen Walker Ponsonby

Ponsonby, NZ

With her products available in more than 1000 stores worldwide, there seems to…

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Tanya Carlson

Auckland, NZ

If your wardrobe is in need of some new trends, pop into Ponsonby Road’s Tanya…

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twenty-seven names

Auckland, NZ

If you’re a gal who’s all about classic yet pretty style, then chances…

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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…

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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 adopting…

Fashion

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

Activewear is the holy grail of the wardrobe. 

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Deadly Ponies

Ponsonby, NZ

We first encountered Deadly Ponies on our hunt for the perfect…

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Blak Chaos

Ponsonby, NZ

Working with contrast, texture and colours, Chaos & Harmony create design-led…

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Céline Rita

Auckland, NZ

Céline Rita’s part store, part showroom and part workroom in Newton is…

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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.…

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

From August 11 until September 4, R.M.Williams is giving you the chance to score one of five shopping experiences, including a $4,000…

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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

Ingrid Starnes

Ponsonby, NZ

The newly opened Ingrid Starnes boutique on Ponsonby Road is the stomping ground of…

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ilabb

Grafton , NZ

ilabb have been carving up the extreme sports scene since 2007—first with…

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Staple + Cloth

Ponsonby , NZ

Staple & Cloth might just be Ponsonby’s best kept secret. The label was…

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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. To help you out…

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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…

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These Are The Best Sneaker Releases Of 2021

From Yeezy to New Balance and Nike, these are kicks that rocked 2021. 

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Augustine

Ponsonby, NZ

Just enter Augustine's Ponsonby boutique and you’ll be dreaming of…

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I Love Ugly

Mt Eden, NZ

I Love Ugly is the brainchild of a group of like-minded people who share a love for…

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Gorman

Newmarket , NZ

Gorman on Nuffield Street is the Australian fashion label’s first foray into…

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

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

Features

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

Face masks are now essential wear for all New Zealanders.

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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,…

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Juliette Hogan Britomart

Britomart, NZ

Juliette Hogan’s Britomart boutique is in prime location for a lunchtime jaunt.…

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Andrea Moore

Milford, NZ

A staple on the Auckland fashion scene, Andrea Moore has been kitting Kiwis out with…

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Ruby Newmarket

Newmarket , NZ

Take a store and name it after a jewel. Take a designer and create some beautiful…

Features

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 exclusive Aussie retailer Culture Kings is…

Features

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…

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Superette Newmarket

Newmarket, NZ

Superette is super. Superette, Newmarket is one of our faves. The store itself is a…

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Superette Ponsonby

Ponsonby , NZ

Ponsonby has always been the neighbourhood of all things stylish and new. Superette…

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Superette Takapuna

Takapuna, NZ

Sunny Taka is slowly developing its shopping hub, and Superette sits top of the list.…

Features

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…

Features

Meet EveryHuman, The Adaptive Clothing Store Making Fashion More Inclusive

EveryHuman is the only marketplace in Australia and New Zealand bringing together the best adaptive fashion brands from around the globe,…

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Victoria Park Market

Auckland, NZ

After a rather long stint in the shadows, the iconic Victoria Park Market has been…

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Saigon Crafts

Ponsonby, NZ

Saigon Crafts on Jervois Road in Ponsonby is a conduit for Vietnamese culture here in…

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Diamonds on Richmond

Grey Lynn, NZ

One of Auckland’s top boutique jewellers, Diamonds on Richmond presents a…

Features

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…

Fashion

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

Cariuma is the on-the-up sustainable label that has been making big waves in the sneaker world this year for its comfortable,…

Fashion

Kathryn Wilson

Herne Bay, NZ

We just love a good shoe (who doesn't?) and when it comes to finding the perfect…

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Sunglass Bar

Auckland City, NZ

Sunglass Bar has been a staple on Vulcan Lane for the past 19 years and of course we…

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Tosca & Salome

Takapuna, NZ

Tosca & Salome on The Strand in Takapuna is boho incarnate. Inspired by…

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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…

Fashion

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

The legends over at The Iconic have our backs, because they’ve extended their massive 25% sale, which rakes in almost…

Features

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

Follow a few of these gems to fill up your feed with sustainable, original and drool-worthy fashion. 

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AS Colour Ponsonby

Ponsonby, NZ

AS Colour was born out of demand for a better quality t-shirt. What started as humble…

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Culét Diamonds

Takapuna, NZ

For one of Auckland’s most exclusive jewellery experiences, book yourself an…

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Naveya & Sloane

Auckland, NZ

Ladies, this is one name you’ll want to casually slip into conversation as much…

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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…

Fashion

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

With nothing but wintery weather ahead of us, here’s what I’m shopping for to embrace the big chill, indoors and out. 

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Flo & Frankie Newmarket

Newmarket, NZ

Shopping can sometimes feel like a mini mission, but Flo & Frankie make it…

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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…

Features

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

A group of leading designers, retailers and businesses are uniting to host a one-night-only, online shopping night on Thursday May 14…

New Zealand

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

There is one group of Kiwis feeling the hit of the COVID-19 pandemic a lot harder—our local business owners. 

Features

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…

Features

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

A very distinctive symbol of rebellion and disaffected youth is about to open its first-ever retail store in Auckland on Thursday and we are…

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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.

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

Timberland are launching an exciting and serious #throwback collaboration today. Get ready for Spongebob X Timberland.

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

From concept stores to luxury multi-brand retailers, here are the best boutiques in Wellington to find a unique addition to your wardrobe or…

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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…

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

Finding quality second hand clothes that won’t break the bank involves a bit of effort, so we’re here to help you discover the…

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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.

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

Get excited New Zealand because Urban List NZ have the world exclusive first look at Cardi B rocking Reebok’s latest Meet…

Fashion

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

Get ready to pop some tags and swipe that credit card, here are the best vintage stores in Wellington for all your thrifting needs and…

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Brace Yourself, Superette Has Just Opened An Epic Surplus Store

Get those credit cards at the ready, Superette have just opened a surplus store on the shore.

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

Whether you’re looking for that one-off piece or the trendiest, must-have item of the season, we’ve scoured the racks to bring…

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

Heads up good people, Allbirds are opening their first retail store in New Zealand next week.

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 us…

Fashion

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

Thank God for the athleisure trend, so much more room for bottomless brunch in yoga pants or trackies. Whether you’re actually…

Fashion

14 Auckland Fashion Boutiques We’re Crushing On Right Now

Whip out your wallet and slip on your shopping shoes because these are the best fashion boutiques in Auckland.

Fashion

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

It is a pretty big capsule—expect t-shirts, denim, sweaters and hoodies. 

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8 Places To Buy Designer Dog Accessories Online

If you want your dog looking more lady and less tramp, check out the following local retailers

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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…

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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…

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Here’s Where To Find Auckland’s Best Streetwear Shops

Auckland has some stores to help us not be behind on the latest trends when it comes to street style. Here is a list of Auckland’s…

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The Greats | The Best Fashion Collabs Of 2018

Name a more iconic set of duos and creative pairings, we'll wait. 

The Case For Cargo Pants

Cargo pants, yes, but not as you know them. 

Fashion

Crocs Has Just Released Another Post Malone Collab

Things we never thought we’d see: A Post Malone x Crocs’ collaboration. 

Fashion

Forget Sneakers For A Minute, Heron Preston’s Nike Shades Are Here

Reminding us all that sometimes, style begins up top. 

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Meet The Denim Brand Helping Women Rescued From Human-Trafficking

Stylish and well-fitted jeans with a positive social and environmental impact? It’s definitely possible. One of your main…

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The Shopping Edit | Your Guide To Shopping The Summer Sales

Luckily for all of us the summer weather is fast approaching and with it the summer sales. Cards and calendars at the ready team,…

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Three’s A Trend | Matchey, Matchey At ComplexCon

Baes and besties to like-minded lovers alike were all about sartorial sharing at LA’s famed ComplexCon 2018. One of the largest…

Fashion

Are You Ready For The Heart-Stopping Fendi X Fila Collab?

Contender for collab of the year? Absolutely, yes. 

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Channel True 90s Vibes With The New Mickey Meets Levi’s Collab

Our favourite cartoon mouse is turning 90 this year and to celebrate, there have been a whole lot of special, limited edition collabs…

Fashion

The Case For That Super Bright New Season Neon

Usually reserved for rave dens and festival days, this new season neon is a tonne more sophisticated, and yep, you need it now. 

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We’ve Got The Lowdown On The Dragon Ball Z X adidas Collab Dropping Tomorrow

The first drop in the adidas x Dragon Ball Z collab is here so you can do battle with your feet.

Carry-On That’s Way Too Cool To Stow Away

Baggage doesn’t have to be boring. Here are seven suitcases that'll save your style game next time you fly, staycation or road…

Fashion

The Case For Those New Season Chunky Sneakers

Yes, you want them and yep you can pull ‘em off too. 

Fashion

Label To Love | Let Dress Up Transport You To The Euro Summer You Wish You Had

The new summer collection features cream denim, lemon yellows and bottle greens. 

Fashion

Road To Runway | Coreprêt Are Here To Solve Your First World Fashion Problems

We chat personal uniforms and sustainable fashion with Melbourne label Coreprêt. 

Fashion

Vans Have Just Dropped A New Collection And There Goes Our Pay Cheque

This staple brand has just dropped a new Gum Block collection to add to their line of never-ending classics by adding a modern twist to…

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Auckland’s Getting An Epic Winter Warmer Vintage Market!

Winter may not be everyone’s cup of tea, and it sure has been a little too damn cold in Auckland over the last little while……

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Psst! Karen Walker Is Hosting A Charity Pop-Up!

Karen Walker’s collaboration at Playpark will not only feature knits to warm our bodies for winter but the love behind the pop-up will…

Fashion

Gen Z Yellow: What’s The Deal?

Orange isn’t the new black... yellow is. 

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Subscription Boxes We’re Loving Right Now

With the traffic getting worse and the temperature dropping lower, retail therapy is starting to feel less de-stressing and more…

Fashion

Miley Cyrus Just Launched A New Converse Collection

Somewhere in the world there’s a Zen diagram where two circles labelled ‘Sneakerheads’ and ‘Miley Cyrus…

Fashion

Posh Spice Just Released A Limited Edition Spice Girls Tee

You better swing / shake / move / make it to the online shop RN.

Fashion

The Fashion Trend To Rock This Month | Slip Everything

The slip dress has well and truly proven itself within the fashion realm over the past few seasons.

Fashion

Auckland’s Getting A Designer Garage Sale!

Fashion fanatics this one’s for you! Auckland’s fashion super sale is back, and it’s better than ever! Some of our…

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Mini Frames Are The Fashion Trend Your Fave Celebs Are Lovin’

There’s a new trend in shades getting around town.

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Fashion Edit | The Pony Scarf

We all know the fashion world goes crazy for that quintessential French girl look.

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Blackout: Everyone Wore Black To The Golden Globes 2018

Kicking off the awards season for 2018 is the 75th Golden Globe Awards. Amid the anticipation of the winners and losers, the designers, and…

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An App That Is Basically Shazam For Clothes Exists And We Die

Remember when we told you about that app that is basically Shazam but for plants and we all went nuts. Well, there's now an app that is…

Fashion

Designer Wardrobe Has Opened Its First Store!

Lush velvet curtains, marble counters, and racks on racks of designer clothing- if this sounds like your dream then buckle up for the best…

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Auckland’s Getting A Daily Edited Pop-Up!

Topping this would be the equivalent to topping Audrey Hepburn’s 1961 performance in Breakfast at Tiffany’s…it simply…

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Karen Walker’s Latest Pop-Up Is What Dreams Are Made Of

The greats of New Zealand—Karen Walker, Hedley Books, The Caker and Storm & India have joined together to recreate the bookstore…

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PSA: Converse Just Dropped Their New Pastel One Star Collection

ICYMI, Converse have dropped their 2017 One Star Collection, and it's looking mighty fine. They've unleashed a fierce range…

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New Zealand’s Longest Runway Will Blow Your Mind

Hold onto your fascinator because New Zealand’s largest runway is coming to Auckland next month and it is going to blow. Your. Mind.

Fashion

Auckland’s Best Costume Shops

Put down one of your multiple personalities and try on a costume for a change. 

Fashion

Auckland’s Newest Opening Takes Guys From Zero To Hero

Us guys don’t like a lot of fuss, so we heard a one-stop spot to everything slick and suave was opening up we knew this was set to be…

Fashion

A Magical Harry Potter Jewellery Collection Is Coming

Harry Potter jewellery in general terms might not be newsworthy—there are a lot of ugly golden snitch necklaces floating around…

Fashion

8 Things That Makes Us Obsessed With Millennial Pink

Practically raised by the likes of Barbie, Paris Hilton and Elle Woods, it’s no wonder millennials have been assigned their very own…

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Maternity Fashion | How To Dress Your Bump In Style

We’ve put together a capsule wardrobe, that will accommodate your growing belly. Each of these items are designed to be able to…

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Psst! We’ve Got The Deets Of Lululemon’s Warehouse Sale!

We’ve got good news for all those Aucklanders who provide us with fitspiration on the daily, Lululemon is back with their epic…

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These Legends Will Print Your Pet On Your Bathers!

In case we hadn't made this abundantly clear yet, we're kind of obsessed with our pets here at The Urban List, so you can imagine…

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What We Loved At New Zealand Fashion Week

This year’s New Zealand Fashion Week saw the country’s creatives come out in full force, again delivering fresh, bold and…

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Where To Take Your Dad On Father’s Day

Dad, papa, farj, pops. Whatever his name, you wouldn’t be who or where you are today without him. And, as we all know, there’s…

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8 Of The Best Winter Essentials

It’s winter (duh?) and it seems to be hitting us Aucklander’s like a tonne of bricks. With that being said, we have a few…