Sewing by the seaside

If you've got a pair of pants that need a new zip, a dress with a drooping hem, or any other clothing repairs but no access to a sewing machine, then the library might be the place to come. In addition to the sewing facilities at Tūranga, New Brighton Library is now also home to…
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The interior of a clothing factory: Picturing Canterbury

The interior of a clothing factory. The people standing at the end of the middle tables are operating irons. Date: 1909. Do you have any photographs of factories in Canterbury? If so, feel free to contribute to our collection. Kete Christchurch is a collection of photographs and stories about Christchurch and Canterbury, past and present. Anyone can…
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“Wear only one interesting piece of clothing at a time”

Supported by the strength of a cult following of dedicated, fashion‐forward young men around the globe, designer Mark McNairy has risen from an under‐the‐radar favorite to a driving force in contemporary American style Mark McNairy's book F**K Ivy has hit the library shelves. (As the title might indicate the book is not for those of…
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