Styling Tricks From the NZFW 2017 Runway

Fresh from the runway at Fashion Week, try out one of these styling tricks to instantly update your look

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Layer up and tuck. As seen at Stolen Girlfriend’s Club, layer your hoodie under a knit sweater, then tuck neatly into trousers thanks to the help of a chunky belt.

Picture / Rebecca Zephyr Thomas.

The Salasai show perfected a trans-seasonal trick – pairing socks and heels. In this case, a posh kitten sling-back was kept cool thanks to ribbed sports socks.

Picture / Rebecca Zephyr Thomas.

As spotted at Wynn Hamlyn, spice up a sweater by purchasing the scarf in the same yarn and wrapping it around your waist, tying centre front in a single knot.

Picture / Rebecca Zephyr Thomas.

Offset form fitting rib knit with organic bracelets layered over top of the sleeve, as shown by Rachel Mills at her Blitz Kids-inspired installation.

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Yee ha! The styling at Huffer hinted at a Western feel. Try it out by buttoning a denim jacket all the way to the top and wearing as a shirt under an oversized blazer.

Picture / Rebecca Zephyr Thomas.

Take a page out of Andrea Moore’s book when it comes to eveningwear – layer a floaty maxi dress underneath luxurious velvet suiting.

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As shown on the Zambesi runway, elegantly layer a cardigan over your shoulders in the style of a cape by doing up just the top two buttons – bonus points if your sweater underneath matches.

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Sashay into your next soiree by opting for a tie belt in the same fabric as your blouse, as seen in a beautiful pink satin at Tanya Carlson.

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Something for after dark: slip an oversized shirt off the shoulder and layer a tulle bralette over the top, as seen at Jimmy D.

Picture / Rebecca Zephyr Thomas.

Kate Sylvester took inspiration from cult 80s film Blade Runner for her Winter 2018 collection. Why not try out a little sci-fi right now? Team white tights and boots together as seen here - the same look was also replicated in shades of red, maroon, grey, tan and electric blue.

Picture / Rebecca Zephyr Thomas.

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