Wellness entrepreneurs and sisters Melissa (left) and Jasmine Hemsley. Picture / Supplied.

17 Long Reads You May Have Missed

Revisit these stories over the summer break

1. Lonely Captures Our Hearts
It’s the most interesting label in New Zealand fashion right now — and it’s going global. We look at the secrets of Lonely’s success.
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2. The Business of Being Bobbi
Make-up entrepreneur Bobbi Brown is very much in control of her brand — and a remarkably well-balanced life.
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3. Dining Out On Criticism
Does dissecting your meal add any value to the experience of eating out?
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4. Green Crusader
Environmental journalist Lucy Siegle is an influential and inspiring ethical-living pioneer.
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5. Hemsley + Hemsley: Whole-food Queens
Wellness entrepreneurs Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley on their love for bone broth, "courgetti" and breakfast butternut.
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6. Why We Love the Beach
A new exhibition charts how the beach has informed our approach to dressing.
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7. The Pursuit of Hippie-ness in Goa
In the western Indian state of Goa discover peace, simple luxury and yoga.
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8. Glamour Ambassador
Eurovision Song Contest star Conchita Wurst is the new darling of fashion and at the forefront of the gender diversity conversation.
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9. Dogged Advocate
If environmental activist, artist and educator Peggy Oki cares about anything more than surfing and skateboarding, it’s whales and dolphins.
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10. How Thom Browne Changed the Way Men Dress
The designer's shrunken suits have caused a revolution in menswear. No mean feat for a former actor from Pennsylvania.
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11. Conscious Fashion
The UN’s Simone Cipriani advocates for sustainable production that gives workers a fair deal.
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12. Selling Wellness
Lessons from across the ditch warn us to vet online health advocates carefully.
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13. Dressing Gender Diversity
Aych McArdle, education director for Rainbow Youth, talks about gender identity through fashion.
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14. The Man Behind Louis Vuitton
Chairman and CEO of Louis Vuitton Michael Burke on how the Louis Vuitton America's Cup is shaping up
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15. Why LA Isn't the City You Think It Is
Food critic Jonathan Gold is convincing the world there’s more to Los Angeles than Hollywood.
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16. Not All White
Is New Zealand fashion diverse enough? We asked our power panel.
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17. Remembering Elio Fiorucci
The splashy Italian designer and man who brought us stretch jeans dies aged 80.
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