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David Jones Wellington ‘House of Spring’ Launch

To welcome summer and wave goodbye to winter, David Jones Wellington are celebrating with a customer shopping night – an in-store fashion parade with wine, canapés, live DJ entertainment and special offers across the beauty, womenswear, footwear and accessories departments.

The fashion presentation will be hosted by special guests Kate Sylvester, Liam Bowden of Deadly Ponies and Hannah Laity. The event will run from 5-8pm, (fashion parade commences at 5.30pm) Friday 10th August.

The SS18 campaign titled ‘House of Spring’ takes influence from a flourishing greenhouse, starring David Jones Ambassador Victoria Lee. It captures the essence of a new season awakened, as the first hint of spring rejuvenates its surroundings, bringing fresh energy, inspiration and the promise of possibility. Featuring looks from Kate Sylvester, Aje and Camilla and Marc.

Click below to get a taste for the event.

MECCA’s First NZ Concept Store is Opening This Week

Wellingtonian beauty buffs are in for a treat: MECCA’s very first New Zealand concept store is set to open its doors this Friday.

Melding together the best of both worlds – MECCA Cosmetica and Maxima – the 435 square-metre space on Lambton Quay will be home to the world’s most luxurious and talked-about beauty brands, as well as all those must-have brands that we already know and love. 

“We are so delighted to unveil New Zealand’s first MECCA concept in the capital city,” says MECCA founder Jo Horgan. “We wanted to offer MECCA’s entire brand line up in the one location, in an environment that was both glamorous and service-centric but also with new innovations to make it a truly unique shopping experience.”

The luxurious space will also be home to dedicated MECCA Perfumeria and Trove areas, where customers can browse a selection of the most sought-after brands. The Perfumeria will be home to fragrances from the likes of Byredo, Diptyque, Frederic Malle and 100 Bon, whilst a carefully curated collection of beauty treasures sourced from around the globe under MECCA’s Trove concept will include brow grooming specialists Le Sourcil, IIUVO candles and natural skincare brand French Girl.

The makeup offering will include MECCA-exclusive brands such as NARS, Hourglass, Chantecaille and Stila alongside Maxima favourites Urban Decay, Too Faced and MECCA MAX. Skincare lovers will be able to explore a dedicated skin area, offering a compelling line-up of brands including Sunday Riley, Drunk Elephant, Tatcha and Kate Somerville, as well as Mecca Maxima favourites Frank Body and Mario Badescu.

MECCA will open 10 August at 260 Lambton Quay, Wellington.