Exciting new brands join General Collective for Christmas
With Christmas just around the corner, we’ve made choosing gifts easy by handpicking 240 of the most innovative, exciting creatives from all over Aotearoa and bringing them together under one roof for the General Collective Lifestyle & Design Market – Christmas Edition.
With an incredible array of unique products including beautiful homewares, jewellery, fashion, skincare, kids’ goodies and more, we’re thrilled to have these new and innovative Kiwi brands making their General Collective debut.
Ornately Art is the brainchild of Auckland artist Natasha Wedding whose work plays artful homage to New Zealand’s natural beauty. Her collection of laser cut artwork featuring native flora and fauna is meticulously crafted and will make a stunning addition to any home.
Whatu Creative are putting an innovative and contemporary spin on the traditional Māori artform of Tukutuku with their Tukutuku Toi Kit craft kits. Learn to weave your story through tukutuku patterns and create a beautiful and meaningful piece of art.
Bream Bay designer Jessica Loomis of Sailrock Swimwear has combined her love of retro and the ocean to create retro iconic swimwear which is not only ethically made in New Zealand but so much fun to wear.
Combining the health benefits of East Cape Manuka oil with other premium native ingredients, Auckland-based family-owned business Harrington Road makes natural men’s skincare products including beard oil, right here in New Zealand.
Papamoa-based Blanket Crafts are re-purposing and up-cycling woollen Kiwi blankets into new and wonderful things such as flower bouquets, carry bags and brooches.
Bay of Islands jewellery artist Rina Ward of Nostalgem transforms weathered beachcombed treasures using the art of wabi sabi – dipping seashells and pāua in gold and silver to create wondrous, perfectly imperfect precious pieces.
Puprika is making sure your pooch steps out in style this summer with their locally designed apparel including collars, harnesses, bandanas and bowties in super fun styles like zesty zebra, sugar & spice and monsoon punch. Their gear is both practical and stylish.
Come and meet the makers behind the incredible brands, support local and make this a Christmas to remember.
Sunday 12 November 2023, 9am-3pm
Auckland Showgrounds, Pavilion 3 & 4, 217 Greenlane Road West, Auckland
Full line-up and online map > www.generalcollectivemarket.co.nz