To celebrate the start of the Rugby Championship and the arrival of the Argentinians in Christchurch, on Friday we held a pre-match function with Armstrong Mercedes-Benz and Partridge Jewellers at our Merivale store. We hope you enjoyed the Bluff oysters. Always a much-anticipated treat. Justin Marshall and Scotty Stevenson provided excellent banter and thanks to all the guests and everyone who made the event happen.
The NZ International Film Festival starts today at the Civic Theatre with a screening of The Lobster. A Yorgos Lanthimos film, probably best known for 2009's Dogtooth. The Lobster is set n a dystopian English future where single people must find a mate in 45 days or they get transformed into animals and released into the woods.
The weird and wacky are sometimes the most surprising pieces of work to watch.
Our pick for music lovers is Amy, the Amy Winehouse tribute.
There are too many others to choose from but some other worthy watches might be:
Being Evel, about the life of the legendary stuntman, Evel Knieval.
Ex Machina: A psychological thriller exploring the AI meets Human arena.
Steve McQueen: The man and Le Mans.: All about the coolest man to have ever lived. Steve McQueen had a fascination with driving and this lead him to make the ill-fated film titled Le Mans.
Head along if you get the chance for a ticket. This is one of winter's never-fail entertainment activities.
Launched in to a Formula 1 racing career, James Hunt has made a name for himself as a hot tempered, competitive and brash driver. Leading to many race wins as well as earning the nickname Shunt because of all of his accidents.
He had a casual approach to everything in life unless it involved competition. On one of the lowest salaries in the Formula 1, he lived like a playboy and he lived fast doing what he loved.
After years of dodging accidents on the racetrack, Hunt passed away on this day in 1993 from a heart attack aged just 45 and will always be remembered as one of the most colourful characters of motorsport.
To kick off the start of winter, we've got a fitting proposal for everyone.
Buy any made-to-measure suit from us and receive a free pair of shoes*
*Shoes to the value of $399. While shoe stock lasts. Deal ends 30/06/2015
Examples of shoes in the deal are below. Each shoe was handsomely crafted by hand in Spain, with 100% calf leather with welted leather sole. Fantastic quality, exceptionally durable, stylish and comfortable.
The word 'brogue' stems from broguing, which describes the ornamentation of shoes using perforations and pinking. Modern brogues trace their roots to a rustic Irish shoe that was constructed using untanned hide with perforations that allowed water to drain when crossing a bog.
Toeldo Black Shoes FDP048 - $399 In a word, sleek. Made with a single piece of leather, these black lace-ups are made in Spain for Working Style. Once you've worn them a couple of times, you'll never want to take them off - the simple styling with closed lacing delivers slipper-like comfort
San Sebastian Black Toe Cap FDP047 -$399 These classic cap toe Oxfords in basic black are a wardrobe staple. The quality leather will soon conform to the individual contours of your feet, providing many months of comfortable standing and walking. Dancing too, if you're that way inclined.
Padua Chocolate Sneakers FCWS159 - $399 This sneaker has snuck into the tailored wardrobe, proudly exhibiting the recontextualisation of sportswear. Crafted from butter-soft premium leather and made in Spain especially for Working Style, it makes perfect sense in the urban professional environment, especially for those who catch ferries, buses and trains to work.
How can you make a statement with your outfit without wearing clothing that is louder than you are? The devil is in the detail.
Understated, elegant features within your look certainly set you apart from the crowd and catch the eye in the best possible way. Initially, all but the most detail-oriented people might not be able to put their finger on why you look so dapper. It's good to keep people guessing.
We can offer a simple, sexy addition to your next tailor made suit - a Milanese Button hole.
Be careful when you type that term in to Google whilst using the office WiFi, a small habitual typo could spell the end to your internet privileges.
A beauty mark on a the face of a true hand made garment and the ultimate in subtle style, the Milanese button hole is vastly more aesthetically appealing than the common hand-finished button hole. The esoteric technique takes an experienced tailor approximately an hour to complete each hole. Whilst not particularly technical, it is time-consuming and is practiced by relatively few.
Due to the labour-intensive practice having a serious expertise scarcity, the Milanese button hole appears on very few garments. This is exactly why you should get one.
Only available at our Shortland Street branch on selected made-to-measure garments, $POA.