Being Asked The Question ‘Where Are You From?’

Curiosity is often one of the main reasons one asks about a person’s ethnicity. ‘Where are you from?’ is one of the most common questions that many cultural minorities are asked. When I was younger, I would always respond with ‘I’m from Auckland.’ As I got older, I began to respond with ‘I’m from New … More Being Asked The Question ‘Where Are You From?’

New Zealand Ethical Fashion: Maggie Marilyn

Maggie Marilyn is a New Zealand based contemporary fashion brand that launched in September 2016. Maggie designs pieces that are not only effortless and beautiful but are considerate of being an ethical and environmentally conscious brand in the fashion industry. The brand works with local manufacturers, and skilled craftsman that make up the small and innovative … More New Zealand Ethical Fashion: Maggie Marilyn

Kento Store And Exciting Giveaway! (NZ Only)

The earrings pictured below are a pair of lovely deep red Anthuriums handmade by Kaia. They are a custom design, and are so beautiful. Kaia is the creative soul behind Kento Store, and she creates earrings with pops of colours and different prints. In the Story section: KENTO was created for earring enthusiasts, colour collectors, and people … More Kento Store And Exciting Giveaway! (NZ Only)

The Surface Doesn’t Always Reflect What’s Within

I’ve wanted to write this article ever since hearing about Kate Spade’s passing, and wasn’t sure how to put it clearly in words. There is so much online negativity and online bullying that I wonder, is this a reflection of how many people feel inside? I remember talking to someone several days ago, and we … More The Surface Doesn’t Always Reflect What’s Within