an i-D look at new zealand student style around the country
This week we’ve been speaking to university students from across New Zealand to get their take on style. We learned about the perils of looking cute when it’s freezing cold, the enduring fashion influence of Peter Jackson and tried to answer, what is a...
class of 2017 — dunedin student style, straight up
Framed by bleak weather and gothic architecture, Dunedin is New Zealand’s dark fashion heart. Here gloom isn’t a dirty word, rather it’s a secret ingredient. From NOM*d to Jack Hill, this sombre mood has inspired some of the country’s favourite...
class of 2017 — wellington student style, straight up
In Wellington, people are proud of their sartorial reputation. They interpret the freedom to wear what you want as an extension of the city’s creative reputation. Although truth be told, that liberation usually looks like “90s athletics day meets...
class of 2017 — auckland student style, straight up
In New Zealand’s biggest city, people like to keep things nice. They treat themselves, splash out and bring a sense of sophistication to daily life. Photographer Imogen Wilson headed out to see how this translates to student life, and answer the...
an i-D look at australian student style around the country
Over the past few weeks, we’ve been speaking to university students around the country about that they’re loving, loathing and wearing. From Sydney to Perth, we asked them to give us the lowdown on their city’s style, and shout out the trends they’re...
class of 2017 — brisbane student style, straight up
In Brisbane, style is dependent on a different set of rules — here kids are less influenced by trends, and more by what they can wear long enough to get to the pool. As the city expands rapidly, its fashionable set are establishing a fresh identity...
class of 2017 — perth student style, straight up
In Australia’s most isolated city, fashion kids don’t let distance get them down. Rather, isolation breeds individuality. With less temptation to lift trends from neighbouring cities individuals turn to friends and their surroundings to decide what’s...
class of 2017 — adelaide student style, straight up
In Adelaide things move a little more slowly, people are relaxed and the city’s style is a reflection of that. Here student style is about comfort and ease, no one is out to impress, it’s about dressing for yourself.
class of 2017 — canberra student style, straight up
While grown ups in our nation’s capital are largely swayed by the suit and tie expectations of public servant jobs, the kids are taking things in a different direction. Op shop style rules, hometown pride is everywhere, and good lucking going five...
class of 2017 — melbourne student style, straight up
We’re continuing our series looking at student style around Australia in Melbourne. Tasha Tylee photographed and spoke to kids around town about tertiary style, dressing “woke” and being poor but trying to look rich.
class of 2017 — sydney student style, straight up
We’ve teamed up with photographers from all around Australia to capture student style across the country. First up Joe Brennan in Sydney checks out what the kids are loving, loathing and lusting after in our biggest city.
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