Kirsha Whitcher, who studied at EIT in 1995, will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of her Salasai brand at the week-long event in Auckland.
Victoria Notoa, who completed EIT’s two-year Certificate in Fashion Apparel in 2013 and then progressed to degree study, will launch her Notoa brand at Fashion Week.
And Misty Ratima will participate in the event with her Te Kohu labelled collection after winning the supreme award in this year’s indigenous Māori design competition Miromoda.
Misty is completing her Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design at ideaschool this year, having already gained a Bachelor of Arts (Māori) and a Certificate in Fashion Apparel at EIT. She also tutors night classes for the Certificate in Māori Studies.
Held in Auckland, New Zealand Fashion Week is a platform for New Zealand’s leading designers.