For First Light, Workshop Vulcan Lane celebrated with the in store launch of Wunderkammer for Workshop jewellery, beautiful new season’s summer fashion and music by Scratch 22.View Comments
First Light, presented by VIVA, had an amazing line up of music.View Comments
For First Light No.1 High St will be offering a complementary menu tasting at the High Street Funk Party featuring International DJ D-Funk from the UK. No cover charge.View Comments
12pm – 1.00pm Bobby Brazuka + Jennifer Zea
Jennifer Zea’s vocal talents in Bossa and Latino soul, with the combination of Bobby Brazuka’s Samba, Soul, Funk and Latin hip-hop style, create a unique and genuine Latin act.
1.00 – 2.00pm Lewis McCallum
A mix of beats and jazz, leads to an innovative jazz performance.
2.00 – 3.00pm Boomio sound
A top DJ from Cassette 9
3.00 – 4.00pm Funkommunity
A live band with the collaboration of vocalist and producer Rachel Fraser and Isaac Aesili will provide a performance with an Electronica, Funk and Soul sound.
4.00 – 5.00pm Sweet Mix Kids
Having their own radio show on More FM and George FM, New Zealand’s Sweet Mix Kids are well known for their eclectic, upbeat mix of old classics and new tunes.
5.00 – 6.00pm Boomio sound
6.00 – 7.00pm The Checks
One of New Zealand’s favorite bands, The Checks will be playing tracks from their unreleased album; this will be your last chance to see them before they go on tour
7.00 – 8.00pm Andrew Tidball
Founder and editor of www.cheeseontoast.co.nz, voted the best indie/alternative DJ – 2010 Nitelife Awards, Andrew Tidball is also a DJ on New Zealand’s 95bFM.
8.00 – 9.00pm MCFF
Motor City Family Funk are a nine-piece Motown band and a High Street favourite. They hold a longstanding residency at Rakinos and will be bringing their sharp suits, sharp tunes and a new all-female vocal frontline to Freyberg Square for First Light.
Viva presents: First Light – Auckland’s Fashion’s Night Out
High Street District
In-Store Event Programme
Karen Walker: 15 O’Connell Street. Launch of One on Ones, a new one off sunglasses range
Kate Sylvester: 47 High Street. Free gift with puchase and bubbles throughout the evening
Workshop: Cnr Vulcan Lane and High Street. Join us in store for the launch of Wunderkammer for Workshop jewellery and the arrival of beautiful new summer stock.
WORLD: DELUXE: 57 High Street, MAN: 59 High Street, BEAUTY: 35 Vulcan Lane. All customers who purchase from WORLD during First Light go in the draw to win a Shiseido Gift Package valued at $500. Complimentary glass of Man O’ War between 4pm-10pm. Denise and Francis in-store to talk about the Spring/Summer collection
Ruby: 4 High Street. Free RUBY gift with purchase (RUBY nail polish and limited edition RUBY carabineer) with any purchase over $50. Drinks instore and designer meet and greet.
TK Store: 18 High Street. 7pm and 8pm – Fashion show of the summer collection with prints by Patrick Byrne and an in-store talk by Turet Knufermann about the concept behind the collection
The Silk Drawer: 44 Courthouse Lane. Launch of the La Perla 2011 Swimwear Collection. 15% off selected swimwear
Farrys: 48 High Street. Launch of the new Paul Smith and Hugo Boss Spring Collections
Storm: 23 High Street. See the Summer collection catwalk show and receive a gift with purchase
CK Jeans: 25 High Street. Showcase of the new season’s collections and a promotion of CK ONE. DJ instore from 6-10pm and prize giveaways
MARDELL: 66 High Street. Celebrates 30 years in fashion by showcasing 30 new season dress styles
City Designers Market: 1 Freyberg Place, High Street. In-store competition to win one item from each fashion designer
Scarpa: Chancery Lane. Free Goodie Bags with purchase and bubbles instore
Smoove: 1J Little High Street. Showcasing the entire Reworked Vintage Dress collection and previewing the Spring/Summer 2011/12 range. Glass of wine in-store
Marcs: 41 High Street. Competition for a $500 Marcs wardrobe, Free scarf with purchases over $200
Strangely Normal: 19 O’Connell Street. Competition for a $500 shopping prize
Ecco Shoes: 43 High Street. Anyone that tries on a pair of shoes and goes on the mailing list goes in the draw to win a pair of shoes. Free gift with every purchase
Barkers: 4A High Street. Have a beer while you shop- In association with Moa beer
Ashley Ardrey: 42C High Street. Taste treats all day, styling tips and a First Light purchase promotion
Untouched World: 20 High Street. Go in the draw to win an iconic zip shirts, every entry gets a free Untouched World Soap or Bath Bomb. Free glass of wine from Torlesse Wines
Zambesi: Will be relinquishing special pieces from their 30 year archive and selling them from the Vulcan lane stores lower level. It will be a truly rare opportunity to get your hands on some classic vintage Zambesi garments….pieces from ‘where it all began’
Andrea Moore: An indulgent day is planned with cupcakes, chocolates and champagne and Andrea Moore will be in-store between 5:00pm – 7:00pm to meet customers. Join the VIP list or spend over $500 and go in the draw to win a sought after Heart skirt
Jewellers Workshop: 50 High Street. Launch of the new “Family” collection of pendants and necklaces
Carats Jewellery: 1st Floor, 10 High Street. Launch of a new Art Deco Earring
AGATHA Paris: 35B Vulcan Lane. Launch of the new Lady Farmer and Queen of Dark and Light collections
Pauanesia: 35 High Street. Launch of Pauanesia’s new Auckland Tea towel. Free ‘First Light’ Pauanesia brooch with every purchase and other treats in–store
Unity Books: 19 High Street. Unity Books are full of fashion, from Maira Kalman’s Elements of Style to Balenciaga’s latest tome. Open till 10pm for all your styling (and coffee table covering) needs
The Vault: Downstairs 13 High St. In store meet the artist and see new work:
Robin Kunin – Ceramicist and Jeweller 2 – 4pm
Kiri Schumacher – Jeweller - 4 – 6pm
Ronald Andreassend of Chan Andreassend Design- ceramic and resin lamps and objects - 6pm onwards
Mix Foundation: 61 High Street. Dj’s instore for your listening pleasure
Istorm Gelato: Shop A3, The Chancery. Launch of a new Gelato flavour, Old School, the first icecream flavour ever made. Free mini-cup size for every customer
Rakinos: Level 1, 35 High Street. Free Lothlorian Fejioa Wine. Great new menu available also
Mezze Bar: 9 Durham Street East. Free Tapa’s on the bar
Merlot: 23 O’Connell Street. Launch of a new main and dessert menu and introducing for the Rubgy World Cup period a tapas menu after 10pm.
Cassette Nine: 9 Vulcan Lane. Cassette Rolling Pizzeria – Complimentary sampling of their traditional Italian fare menu
Number 1: Complementary menu tasting and no cover charge for Number 1’s High Street Funk Party featuring International DJ D-Funk from the UK
AK Australasia: Enjoy the convivial company of the AK team with our free samples of the world’s premium non-alcoholic bar beverage – Alcohol Killer!
Anna Miles: Suite 4J, 47 High Street. Special installation of jewels by Octavia Cook
Jane Sanders: Level One, Cnr Shortland and Queen Streets. Exhibition: Paul Cullen- HTWW: Devices. Also showing a short film of Fashion designer MAAIKE’S new summer collection, with clothing on sale at House of Hedone: 5B High Street
The Snake Pit: Level 1, 33 High Street. Opening of the show SPOIL-SPORT a rugby fever themed show. In the window space is an exhibition of the latest sports wear designs by artist collective PAULINE
Scratch 22 / Paydirt / Legal Money Mike – Get on the piste at Rakinos!
Through the years, the district’s laneways and basements have played host to some of this country’s most notorious night spots while it’s streets have fostered many of our greatest designers.
Always a leader, the district’s pioneering attitude and entrepreneurial spirit can be traced from the building of the city’s first store in 1841 to the appearance of New Zealand fashion on the runways of the world.
Behind it promoting the District is the High Street Guild, founded by a collective of local business people passionate about the district. The High Street Guild was formed to ensure the area’s proud legacy lives on. Our aim is to encourage excellence, culture and community while attracting like-minded people to shop, work and play in the High Street District.
The High Street District Gazette is our window into the High Street world, where we celebrate our stories, our happenings, our characters and our style. Join us on our journey through New Zealand’s most fashionable district, High Street.View Comments