Indigenous Māori Fashion by Taongahuia
Taongahuia's clothing and lifestyle products are inspired from her love of her whānau, her
Māori heritage and traditions, Māori Art forms, natural surroundings and upbringing.
She prefers custom design prints, fabric manipulation, hand dyed or hand print fabrics and sustainable fabrics which she fuses with Māori concepts and tailored excellence to bring pieces created out of self-expression rather than fashion trends and fashion seasons. From subtle raranga or Niho infused tartan to bold Poutama and Kowhaiwhai, Taongahuia uses Fashion as a canvas to explore various creative techniques and ideas to provide
"Kakahu with Kaupapa"
is in the emerging / early stages of development and working towards releasing a small selection of
AHO NUKU (Womens wear), AHO RANGI (Mens wear) and AHO RIKI (childrens wear) by end 2018.
More to follow in the next few months.