Fashion Design

Chloe Kwon

Chloe Kwon

Chloe (Youngjoo) Kwon is currently a Year 4 Fashion Design student at Whitecliffe. She was born in South Korea in the city of Incheon, west of Seoul. Talking about her birthplace, she says,...

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Madeleine Harman

Madeleine Harman “If you are passionate about fashion, it can be very rewarding,” declares fashion graduate Madeleine Harman, who spent a semester in 2010 at Montclair University...

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Tammy Rubin

Tammy Rubin

Tammy Rubin I started a business called Destructive Design 2 years ago and have been building on that ever since. Destructive Design specialises in many forms of design - Street-wear,...

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Roanne Jacobsen

Roanne Jacobsen

Roanne Jacobsen Designer of Saben accessories. Over the last seven years Saben has carved out a niche for itself as New Zealand's top accessories brand. The handbag label is stocked by...

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Brooke Fairgray

Brooke Fairgray

Brooke Fairgray I graduated Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design (Fashion Design Major) end of 2009. Art is life, and I seriously missed that drive in which you live, eat and breath for a...

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Abbey Chapamn

Abbey Chapman Abbey started as a Design Assistant at Charles Parsons directly after leaving Whitecliffe which has lead to an exciting role of buying and design. Her current Range Designer role...

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Tara Cunniffe

Tara Cunniffe

Tara Cunniffe After graduating at Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design in 2008 I launched my label ‘Tara Cunniffe’ in May 2009. I presented my 2010 A/W Collection at Air New...

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Christopher Foot

Christopher Foot

Christopher Foot “The fundamental lesson I learned at Whitecliffe about design is that ideas need to be simple, clear and well articulated; even if the work is elaborate,” says...

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Amber Whitecliffe

Amber Whitecliffe

Amber Whitecliffe While studying at Whitecliffe Amber gained significant experience and skills within the industry, interning or working for  internationally recognized label Pumpkin...

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Emma Green

Emma Green

Emma Green “It’s very rewarding spotting my designs on cyclists around the world, receiving great customer feedback or a fantastic product review,” says Emma Green, lead...

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Lan Yu

Lan Yu

Lan Yu “I’m achieving the dream I had at Whitecliffe. I have my own label, brand and store,” declares fashion designer Lan Yu. After Lan, graduated from Whitecliffe in...

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Maxine Wooldridge

Maxine Wooldridge

Maxine Wooldridge After graduating from Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design IMaxine created DMONIC INTENT, a fashion label which focuses on high-end, one-off, women's streetwear...with an...

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Nicole Wesseling

Nicole Wesseling

Nicole Wesseling - Fashion Design Year Three “I enjoy the challenge to complete collections while studying. Working towards a runway show is a lot of pressure, but it’s fulfilling...

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Jorge Alfaro

Jorge Alfaro

Jorge Alfaro – Fashion Design Year Three “I love designing and making clothes, and at Whitecliffe we’re given the freedom to explore our ideas and develop our potential,”...

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Samantha Chapman

Samantha Chapman

Samantha Chapman Fashion Design Year Four “I enjoy the challenge of taking my designs from flat sketches and developing them into wearable garments,” says fourth year fashion...

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Blair Wheeler

Blair Wheeler

Blair Wheeler – Fashion Design Year Three “Whitecliffe is small and intimate, and when you commit to doing something to the best of your ability it’s reassuring to have more...

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Alana Barnes

Alana Barnes

Alana Barnes –Fashion Design Year Four “During my time at Whitecliffe I’ve had internships at fashion workrooms Ruby and Kate Sylvester, and fashion industry PR company...

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Courtney Harper

Courtney Harper

Courtney Harper – Fashion Design Year Four Courtney is the 2014 winner of the Australasian Graduate of the Year Award (AGOTYA) “I researched fashion colleges in Auckland and...

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Ursula Utting

After completing bursary in English, Art History, Photography, Painting, and Design Ursula was aware of her creative bend but did not a strong leaning towards one discipline. She planned to attend...

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