FASHION DESIGN GRADUATES
Harman Grubisa is a quintessentially sophisticated and elegant brand with a clear focus on designing classic, standout pieces for discerning women who value luxury and timeless design.
From the establishment of the label, and Jervois Road Ponsonby store in 2014 Whitecliffe graduates Madeleine Harman and Jessica Grubisa have been lauded by the fashion industry in New Zealand and overseas for their aesthetic and collection of beautifully constructed garments – all made in New Zealand.
Madeleine and Jessica were in the same year group at Whitecliffe - both graduating at the end of 2011. Before joining forces as Harman Grubisa, Jessica was an assistant designer at World and the fashion editor at Black Magazine and Madeleine worked in New York as a designer and fashion forecaster. Their business is a true collaboration with each bringing different strengths and aesthetics to a partnership which has seen them attain much success in a short few years. They opened Fashion Week in 2016 as the Mercedes Benz presents accolade and have been nominated for the prestigious International Woolmark Award 2016 and 2017.