Every area of The Colombo is once again set to be transformed into a fashionista’s paradise when The Colombo Food, Fashion and Design Night returns again on Thursday 28th April at 7pm. Expect to see the retail centre fitted out in spectacular fashion to amaze lucky customers, who will be able to view installations from home and fashion designers showcasing their Autumn & Winter 2016 collections, with the highlight of the evening being a fashion show with a unique and creative flare.
To make the evening an extra special occasion, cocktails, craft beer and champagne will be served alongside food from The Colombo’s various popular eateries, with a tasty line-up of mini burgers, dumplings, tacos, sushi, cakes, and clean eating snacks set to make the evening an indulgence for your taste buds as well as your eyes. Centre stores will also be open for those who are inspired and just...
On Thursday, 24th September at 7pm, urban shopping precinct The Colombo is hosting their second night of Food, Fashion and Design.
As with April’s successful inaugural event, every area of The Colombo will be transformed to a fashionista’s paradise, fitted out to amaze lucky customers who will be able to view live installations from local artists, national and international designers showcasing their Spring & Summer 2015 collections. The highlight of the evening is an extensive fashion & design show with a unique, creative flare and a further launch of some of the up and coming brands in The Colombo’s newest concept store, Collective.
The bigger and better edition this Spring will feature four new bars their ‘to die for’ cocktails gracing the atrium on the night, an extensive food menu from some of your favourite Christchurch foodies and the Colombo Foodhall, and even sweeter goodie bags flowing with product. There will also...
An iconic marker in Kiwi cycling, Scotty Browns Bike Emporium chalks up 21 years of owning the Christchurch scene in November. Helmed by formidable local cycling legend and noted philanthropist Scotty Brown himself, the Emporium is a cyclist's dream store and veritable wall-to-wall showcase of the planet’s best bikes (think Santa Cruz, Carrera, Pinarello, Cervélo …), offering bespoke one-of-a-kind über-spec'd custom creations for beginners through to elite athletes, as well as the latest accessories (including an Oakley Custom Lab), clothing, and products dropped on the daily, with industry-leading servicing to boot. Working to the mantra ‘service and passion’, hyper-experienced cycle-mad staff make no apologies for being the best and ensuring that customers are never left wanting more – that’s just how they roll!
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Channelling effortless glam and essential wearability, we’re loving Dame Cooper’s vibrant colour palette and drop dead elegance. Epitomising floaty, sexy and fun - perfect for a spring fling or general heart breaking – here’s some of our fave early contenders. (Note that some items are yet to drop – so let the coveting commence!)
Phoebe 'Wish Chiffon a Star' top & Club Tropicana 'Pulitzer Strides' pant
Diamond Life 'Bows and Cons' dress
Leather Forget Me 'Poor Little Stitch Girl' Jacket & Wild Blossom 'Our Hips are Sealed' dress
Fizzy Pop 'Three Pleats to the Wind' dress
Rumour has it that a pocket of space-time instability has created a new trans-temporal café and emporium in our fair city, bringing together wondrous inventions from an alternate Steam-powered Victorian future (as well as tapping into the creative spark of post-earthquake Christchurch).
Central to the café is a steaming, clunking contraption. Combining the wonders of Steam, mechanical clockwork ingenuity and the electrical wonders pioneered by the great Nicolai Tesla himself, this fantastic device converts humble, ground beans into a potent, aromatic elixir which inspires creativity, banishes lethargy and energises the very vigour of one’s being (here in our timeline, we call it coffee). Trophies brought back from a different time by the proprietors line the premises. A variety of market goods sourced along the length and breadth of the space-time continuum are available for your browsing pleasures and purchase in the Emporium, including items of the highest fashion for men and ladies alike,...
Oozing rustic charm, Lattetude might be slightly off the beaten track (opposite MacFarlane Park in Shirley), but discovering this hidden treasure nestled among a line-up of not-yet-opened stores on Acheson Avenue is sure to brighten anyone’s day.
True antique dealers (they scour the globe – as far afield as Egypt – to get their hands on the best treasures) they mix things up with modern gifts and homewares, as well as adding a café to the mix to create a one-stop shop of fabulousness.Peruse the eclectic mix of old and new for a relaxed shopping experience, and grab a delicious drink or snack with the added bonus of ample free parking right outside the door. 03 928 236333 Acheson Avenue, Shirleywww.lattetude.co.nz
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