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An outfit designed by Alexandra Owen modelled on the runway

Model wears an outfit designed by Alexandra Owen and made of 'Fortitude', a fabric AgResearch was commissioned to develop by Gimono Ltd.

In September 2010, AgResearch made its second appearance at New Zealand Fashion Week in Auckland.

The garments shown in the runway show were created by ten of New Zealand's leading fashion designers, who were supplied with samples of unique fabrics produced by AgResearch's Textiles team.

Read more about the fabric here.

The participating designers were:

  • Annah Stretton
  • Stitch Ministry
  • Sable & Minx
  • Black
  • Nyne
  • Salasai
  • Michelle Yvette
  • Emma Ford
  • Trix & Dandy
  • Alexandra Owen

Read their comments about the fabrics here.

Watch the runway show video here.


 Related links

Video of the runway show from Fashion Week 2010
News - Leading fashion designers want commercial production of AgResearch fabrics
Fashion Week 2010 photo gallery
News - AgResearch seeks business partners to commercialise its unique wool fabrics
Textiles and biomaterials - Apparel


Designer comments.pdfDesigner comments
Fabric tech specs.pdfFabric tech specs