Local Musicians with Inspiring Style

To celebrate NZ Music Month, we've rounded up our pick of stylish local musicians who don't shy away from experimenting with their look


From Lonely to Valentino, Lorde’s high low mix is always full of surprises - pictured here at last year’s Met Gala wearing a Valentino gown. Picture / @lordemusic

READ: Find out about the fashion in Lorde’s latest video.

Rapper David Dallas opts for streetwear from the likes of local skate brand Def. Picture / @ddotdallas

Currently based in LA, singer-songwriter Chelsea Jade’s style is a minimalists dream – sticking to a colour palette of black, white and grey. Picture / @iamchelseajade

Brooke Fraser is known to sport a beautiful gown while performing, supporting local brands like Juliette Hogan and Zambesi – she's pictured here wearing a design from the latter in 2015. Picture / @brookefraser

One for the history books, who can forget Split Enz' punchy new wave style of the late 70s and early 80s. Picture / Supplied

Dream pop duo Purple Pilgrims have a wardrobe filled with dreamy vintage finds from across the world. Picture / Babiche Martens

READ: Purple Pilgrims' Favourite Things.

Big Runga nails understated feminine looks, performing here at the 2016 Vodafone Music Awards in a textural gown designed by Kate Sylvester. Picture / Norrie Montgomery

Aaradhna steals the show on the Vodafone Music Awards 2016 red carpet wearing Zambesi. Picture / Norrie Montgomery

Indie band Cut Off Your Hands wore off-the-rack silk looks from Miss Crabb for their Laneway performance this year, front man Nick Johnston going for a pair of floral pyjamas from the designer’s Summer 2017 range. Picture / @nzhviva

Lawrence Arabia keeps it cool in plaid shirts and trucker caps. A dapper beige suit in his 2009 video for track Apple Pie Bed was a particularly memorable style moment. Picture / @lawrence_arabia

READ: Lawrence Arabia’s Favourite Things.

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