Designer: Annah Stretton
Showing: 7pm, Thursday September 6
Annah Stretton has shown collections at New Zealand Fashion Week since 2002 and the last four Australian Fashion Weeks.
The designer hails from the Waikato and began designing clothing after working in garment wholesale.
Her fashion design business includes both Annah Stretton collections and Annah S, and she now has 30 shops in New Zealand and two in Australia, and also exports her clothing around the world.
She has won numerous awards for her entrepreneurship and contribution to the community such as Her Business Woman of the Year 2005, Veuve Cliquot Business Woman of the Year 2009 and she was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for Services to Fashion, Business and the Community in 2008.