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Fashion Week returns to Auckland!

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After a 3 year break due to covid and cancellations Fashion Week is back for 2023 and better than ever. The event has a new home based at the Viaduct events centre with a key focus this year on sustainability, consumers and te ao Maori.

Fashion Week will host many fashion experience across the week from amazing runway shows, fashion discussions, workshops and lots of great networking fashion events.

 Here’s our top picks for the Fashion Week

Tuesday 29th August

30 years of Kate Sylvester and the woman who inspired her  

Kate Sylvester is celebrating 30 years in Fashion! For this event she’ll sit down with friend Stacey Gregg and discuss her three decades in fashion and the woman who inspired her along the way an made her who she is today.

  • Where: The Studio
  • When: 5:30pm

Wednesday 30th August

Kathryn Wilson Footwear

The perfect show for shoe lovers! Head to the Kathryn Wilson event to see the latest shoe fashions hit the runway

  • When: 8:30pm
  • Where: The Runway

Thursday 31st August

Future Fashion, unlocking a circular fashion economy in Aotearoa, presented by Mindful Fashion

A fun panel discussion to delve into the fashion world of the future. The star studded panel will look at future fashion designing for a local market, using sustainable materials and how we can establish scalable recycling solutions for fashion items.  

  • When: 5:30pm
  • Where: The Studio

Friday 1st September

Viva Talks

Viva has bringing fashion news for over 25 years, in this talk they look at New Zealand fashion and how local brands compete with global brands.  

  • When: 10:30am  
  • Where: The Studio  


Saturday 2nd September

How to dress for success

Presented by Dress for Success this workshop is where you can learn from industry panelists on how they empower women to be the best versions of themselves. The event is free but spaces are limited so it’s best to reserve a spot.

  • When: 1:30pm
  • Where: Rangitoto Room

Remember if you are heading to any of the events at Fashion Week, we’ve got great parking options available close to the Viaduct Events Centre:

  • Viaduct Carpark – 15-17 Sturdee Street
  • Princes Wharf – Quay Street

For Fashion Show event tickets and more information, click here.