Trend Report: Spring/Summer

Spring/Summer fashion is arriving and we’re super excited to see what’s in store for us (and our wardrobe) this season.

From bold colour, florals, crisp shirting, wide leg jeans and 90’s cargos it’s shaping up to be the season to step out of your comfort zone and add in some fun, mood-boosting pieces to your wardrobe.

Here’s the trends we’re seeing so far – in-store now at Queenstown Central Shopping Centre.

Flower Power

Floral prints are big news this season.
From Hawaiian-style party wear to smart-casual business shirts, big botanical prints to 70’s inspired flower-power – florals put the sunshine into spring/summer fashion.

Pictured Clockwise:
Barkers – Croft Print Shirt $119
The Colab Store – Karen Walker Harvest Dress $545.90
Hartleys – Yours Truly Philly Skirt $240
Social Clothing – Zoe Kratzmann Tenure Top in Spice Floral $229
Social Clothing – Rollas Kate Floral Brooklyn Blouse Top in Spice Floral $229

Green Machine

Watch the resurgence of meadow/bottle greens hues – super bright, yet easy to style – we’re totally falling back in love with this colour.

Pictured Clockwise:
Hartleys – Yours Truly Milly Skirt in Moss $250
Max – Edith High Neck Gathered Dress $179.99
Max – The Slip Skirt $119.99
Hallensteins – Organic Hooded Sweat in Meadow Green $39.99
Hallensteins – Cosmic Crystals Hooded Sweat $49.99
Issimo – Oxitaly 02 Verice Verde $329.90
The Colab Store – Kowtow escape crew tee $99.90


The 90’s have called to say that cargos are BACK.
Expect to see this trend translate across women’s and men’s fashion from casual baggy jean or trackie to a tapered jogger.

Pictured Clockwise:
Hartleys – Lania Senator Jogger $230
Hallensteins – Cord Cargo Pant $59.99
Hallensteins – Baggy Denim Cargo Pant $59.99
Hallensteins – Plain Cargo Track Pant in Grey Marle $49.99

Crisp Classic Shirts 

Never out of fashion, crisp cotton or linen shirting is the essential summer capsule item..
An easy reach for daytime-smart, weekend-casual or styled up with a bold heel and statement bag.
Oversize is in, wear your shirt as a dress, open with a tank tee, or loose and semi-unbuttoned  for a perfectly “thrown-on” vibe.

Pictured Clockwise:
Barkers – Flawn Linen Shirt $149.99
Max – The Everyday Linen shirt in blue (front/back) $129.99
The Colab Store – Recreate Poppy Shirt Dress $229
Max – The Everyday Linen shirt in white $129.99

Wide Leg Jeans

With inspiration from the 70s, 80’s and 90s – wide leg jeans are in!
Think bootcut, straight-leg, dad jeans and 70’s flare – find the style that best suits your body shape and put a wide leg jean on rotation.

Pair with a white sneak or chunky sandal and a cropped tee or floral number and you’re good to go.

Pictured Clockwise:
Social Clothing – Rollas Eastcoast Flare $179.99
Max – The Organic Wide Leg Jean $139.99
Social Clothing – ABrand Venice Straight Jean in Walk Away $119.99
Base NZ – Rusty Cameron High Flare Jean $119.99
The Colab Store – Kowtow Sailor Jean $289.90