World of Wearable Firsts

World of Wearable Firsts

Forget Instagram, a project by David Trubridge and Brancott Estate Wines is taking Kiwis #throwbackthursday to the world stage.

It's no surprise that pioneer of Kiwi design David Trubridge is using the theme of 'firsts' to inspire a project with Brancott Estate Wines for the upcoming World of Wearable Arts.

And David, who will unveil the design at WOW on October 12, is asking Kiwis to join in by submitting photos of their firsts (first steps, first car, first business deal... reminisce a little), which he's hoping will inform him of – and somehow be incorporated into – his finished design.

David will be releasing a weekly video showing the process.

Meanwhile, get those photos up. In the spirit of things, here are submitted firsts from the team.

Idealog’s social media guru, Callum Sweeney: “Day one at Idealog, my first real, big-kid job.” Look how scared he looks. From the archives: Digital ed Yoke-Har’s tatty (read: well-used) and first ever contacts book. Still often referred to. “This is my first day as social media manager for a surf hostel… in Morocco, no less. All smiles.” Design ed, Leigh Stockton. Our intern Shiraz Griftari shows off her first and (if her partner gets his way) only tattoo.