Looking Back: 21 Years of Kate Sylvester

Revisit some of Kate Sylvester's key moments


Winter 2009 - 'Black Swan'

Winter 2014 - Two Friends

Summer 2001 - Home

Summer 2014 - West Coast

Summer 1999 - 'Arts & Crafts'

The Sister "death notice" that ran in the classified ads.

"Sister: She gets around". An early Sister campaign

Winter 2000 - 'Catcher in the Rye'

The collection that saw the brand transition from Sister to Kate Sylvester in 1998.

Winter 1999 - 'Specimen'

Sister Summer 1997

Summer 2006 - 'Young Ideas Go West'

Summer 2004 - 'When Jackson Met Claire'

Kate Sylvester on the runway at Australian Fashion Week in in 2001, showcasing her collection 'Fight'. Picture / Nicola Topping

Winter 2007 - 'Wolf'

Winter 2005 - 'Love in a Cold Climate'

Winter 2008 - 'Art Groupie'

Summer 2005 - 'Night of the Iguana', modelled by a young Miranda Kerr at Australian Fashion Week

There's no way I could do it on my own. He's as much the brand as I am," Kate Sylvester has said of her partner Wayne Conway, photographed here in their Britomart store. Picture / Babiche Martens

Winter 2010 - 'Diamond Dogs'. The collection inspired by local icon Judith Baragwanath

Winter 2006 - 'Stop Your Sobbing'

Kate photographed for Viva at the Auckland Art Gallery, before her fashion show held there in 2011. Picture / Babiche Martens

The designer photographed for Viva with one of her favourite books. Jane Eyre inspired her summer 2013 collection called All My Heart. Picture / Babiche Martens

Summer 2000 - Brighton Rock

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