Native Affairs - Brown Is The New Black

By Renee Kahukura-Iosefa

In an industry where labels are everything there aren’t a whole lot of Maori ones to be found.

But thanks to Maori fashion board Miromoda, that's slowly changing. It's 5 years since Miromoda began show casing Maori designers at New Zealand Fashion Week and they're making their mark on the industry.

Our reporter Renee Kahukura-Iosefa went behind the scenes and followed award winning designer Adrienne Whitewood to see first hand what it takes to get runway ready for fashion week..