On Now & Upcoming Exhibitions

On Now

Moana Currents: Dressing Aotearoa Now

Recent Stories

The Merchant Adventurers of Narnia

Ema-Lea Phillipps

Fashion on the Home Front

Sharon Ng

Garment of the week

Navy hooded anorak

Ian Webster and Neil Brabant founded their label Hero in 1987. This Hero anorak (and also the Hero sweatshirt) was a huge seller. The company could make 5,000 units before taking an order in full confidence they would sell out.

We’re not your typical museum.

With no fixed abode other than this website, the New Zealand Fashion Museum is for anyone with a love of fashion, heritage, innovation and creativity. It is a museum dedicated to the curation of New Zealand’s rich fashion story, making what we wear an essential part of the cultural conversation in the present and for the future.