Standard Issue A/W 16 Lookbook

Standard Issue’s A/W 16 collection celebrates their milestone of 30 years dedicated to crafting¬†luxury New Zealand-made¬†knitwear . The collection pays homage¬†to classic styles from the 80s through to the contemporary styles of today.¬†The well-known¬†aesthetic of Standard Issue is strong and simple making the pieces essential for any winter wardrobe. Click here to shop the collection.

Standard Issue Bean Beanie $72 acid 50s Polo $220 ash Standard Issue Cape fear $240 black Heritage Sweater $336 acid Standard Issue Cashmere Crew Sweater $600 ash Scrunchie $86 orange Skin Tights $180 Standard Issue Coat Of Arms Sweater $288 black Skin Tights $180 Standard Issue Crew Cardi $300 gunmetal Standard Issue Crop Crew Cardi $288 rosehip Simple Skirt $144 Standard Issue Crop Crew Sweater $220 petrol Standard Issue Ditsy Daisy Sweater $300 petrol Ditsy Dot Scarf $120 petrol Standard Issue Everyone's Favourite $372 opal Simple Skirt $144Standard Issue Iron Maiden Dress $456 pewter Standard issue It's A Wrap $168 black Cashmere Crew Sweater $600 ash Standard Issue Long John Tunic $168 Dits Dot Scarf $120 rosehip Standard Issue Long Slouchy Cardi $324 navy Ditsy Dot Scarf $120 port Skin Tights $180 Standard Issue LS Second Skinnie $160 black Scrunchie $86 orange Standard Issue Metallica Bomber $494 shimmer

MET GALA: Couture or Costume?

It’s one of the biggest fashion events on the calendar, and every year fashion lovers from around the globe¬†congregate to dissect and discuss¬†what the celebrities will wear to the MET Gala. Come May 2nd it will be no different as all eyes are already turning to the red carpet.

It‚Äôs the one event where some of these celebrities opt for the less conventional evening dress to stand out from the rest. From Rihanna’s famous yellow Guo Pei gown to Sarah Jessica Parker’s penchant for¬†other-worldly Philip Treacy headpieces, we take a look at some of the past looks from the MET Gala that had us asking the question, couture or costume?