June 30, 2011

Miss Mondo Covers Maori Fashion

Miss Mondo has the latest dish on the Miromoda show held at the beginning of June. One recent post is about Maori design collective Dmonic Intent, who debuted their winning collection.

A Debut for DMONIC INTENT at ANZFW 2011:

Dmonic Intent made up of three sisters Maxine Wooldridge, Samara Wooldridge and Khris Leach earned first place in the Couture section of the 2011 Miromoda Fashion Design Awards held over the long weekend in Wellington with their collection entitled Black Sheep, they were also named runners-up in the Established section for their collection The Alchemist.

This family affair are three years into the fashion game and have gained a cult like following for their brand DMONIC INTENT.

This year at ANZFW 2011 will be their debut with a quirky spin on sustainable garments and ultra cool jewellery. As designers Dmonic Intent are inspired by mystery, darkness and punk icons from the 80's and 90's — a little bit rock and most definitely playful describes their jewellery line mixed with Zips recycled into bracelets, belts and headbands while the zip stoppers are used to create linkable necklaces and cuffs.

Each season they seem to push themselves further to create and experiment with the beautiful, dark, and edgy. Their individuality will see this up and coming label be one of New Zealand's Hottest showcases at ANZFW 2011.

(From The Black Sheep Collection)

Click here to read other reviews by Miss Mondo about Adrienne Whitewood's Indigenous Fashion Statement and the Miromoda Awards competition.