COS announces second Auckland store

Following the announcement that COS will open the doors to its very first New Zealand store in March – which you can find out about right here – the London-based fashion brand has confirmed that it will open a second Auckland store this autumn.

Auckland’s second COS store will open in the CBD’s highly anticipated Commercial Bay retail precinct.

The COS store will span across two floors and will house the latest season of women’s, men’s and children’s collection. 

Commercial Bay is set to open in the coming months with an impressive array of fashion boutiques including a handful of New Zealand fists such as Calvin Klein, Furla and Kate Spade New York. 

Behind the scenes with Dior: the iconic Bar jacket

Christian Dior’s Bar jacket is arguably one of the fashion world’s most iconic and timeless pieces, and now the house of Dior has revealed the remarkable craftsmanship that goes into the cherished style.

The enduring style – which has become known and recognisable for its cinched waist, soft shoulders, hip-accentuating basques and open neckline – made its debut in 1947, sealing Christian Dior’s success. 

Over the years, Dior’s creative directors have revisited and reimagined the Bar jacket, imbuing the classic style with their own aesthetic while paying tribute to the maison’s rich heritage. 

Now you can go behind the scenes and into the heart of the ateliers a 30, Avenue Montaigne to discover the exceptional technical prowess that goes into the Dior bar jacket.