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Trelise Cooper talks what it takes to pull off an NZFW runway show

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Trelise Cooper talks what it takes to pull off an NZFW runway show

For its attendees, New Zealand Fashion Week is a treat of runway shows, goodie bags, and seasonal sneak peeks. Yet for the designers, it means weeks of stressful planning for what is essentially an hour of production. We spoke to Trelise Cooper about her decision to partake in New Zealand Fashion Week this year, rather than hold her own Theatre of Fashion, and all the stress that comes along with it.

Big business names like Sky founder and entrepreneur Craig Heatley, fashion designer Dame Trelise Cooper, 42 Below founder Geoff Ross and Air New Zealand CEO Christopher Luxon are auctioning their time and business nous on Trade Me to benefit the ChildFund charity.

Co of Women recently inducted Executive Committee of the East Tamaki Healthcare (ETHC) Group of Companies founder Ranjna Patel, icecream company Emerald Foods owner and investor Diane Foreman and fashion label boss Trelise Cooper into its Hall of Fame.