For almost two decades, New Zealand's creative designers and Fashion Brands are playing a vital role in the continued globalization of the fashion marketplace. Previously, it was considered that the US Fashion designers are most talented, but now the trend has been changed. New Zealand's fashion players including Walker and Barkers have given a new horizon to the industry. Let us check out the list of top fashion designers and brands of New Zealand of 2016.


Zambesi is a famous fashion and beauty brand. It was founded in 1979 by Elizabeth and Neville Findlay.

The couple has launched a series of excellent designs. Zambesi is best known for itsdesigner clothes, sunglasses, and handbags. This brand has recently launched stylish undergarments for men and women. Its stores are located all over Australia, Japan, and America.


Storm needs no introduction. This fashion house is known for its vibrant outfits. Deborah Calder laid the foundation of Storm about fifteen years ago. She is a marvelous fashion designer. Calder always comes up with some very amazing and exceptional prom dresses, swimming costumes, and nightwear. Storm has its stores across the US, Australia, London, and Canada.

Karen Walker

Karen Walker is one of the most prominent fashion designers of New Zealand.

She has recently launched her winter collection ofprom dresses, jewelry, and footwear.The sunglasses of Karenhave no alternative. She began her career in 1998. Walker represents her brand at Paris Fashion Week every season. Her outfits are affordable. Some of the top female celebs including Alexa Chung and Rihanna give high preference to Karen’s designs.

Trelise Cooper

We know Trelise Cooper as a fashion model. She was born in New Zealand. Cooper worked as a model for only a few years because she was more interested in fashion designing. She has been the cover girl of magazines likeVogue, Marie Claire, and InStyle. She began as a fashion designer a few years ago. Her designer clothes, jewelry, footwear, and handbags are famous amongMiley Cyrusand Stevie Nicks.