M2woman Jul/Aug 2019 issue
When one thinks of haute couture, the divine houses of luxury French fashion may spring to mind. Icons such as Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Lanvin, and of course, Dior. With over 72 years of fashion history, you can only begin to imagine how immense the couture archive of the Dior fashion house could be, with...
Serial. Making a Murderer. The Ted Bundy Tapes. There’s no doubt about it: True Crime is big business. Every week there seems to be some new crime podcast or Netflix show that’s got us hooked. So, what’s driving us to consume all this crime content, and what might it be doing to us? It’s nothing...
It’s not every day that an iconic brand like Te Mata add a new wine to their range and I am very excited to be one of the first to taste it. This is the inaugural release of the Alma Pinot Noir whose name celebrates Dr James Thomson, forefather to the Te Mata Estate’s Buck...
Performance Training with Under Armour
Running a half marathon is a common goal and one that requires what all good goals should; it’s specific, it’s measurable, it’s (hopefully) achievable and it’s time-bound. We get some expert tips for prepping for your half marathon – including the must-have shoe. Sweat beads are rolling down your cheeks and your legs are moving […]
Already at age 30, Lisa Carrington has picked up enough Olympic and World Champ medals to sink a small boat. Not only is the flatwater canoer one of our greatest Olympic athletes, but she has also been appointed a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to kayaking. We talk to her […]
I have been a member of Les Mills since I was in uni, how I afforded this membership as a student is somewhat of a mystery but regardless I Body Pumped and Body Balanced by way through a degree – but I had never tried a Les Mills Grit Class. I can remember walking down […]
Journey To Excellence with Mazda
I remember the point in life where I decided exactly what I wanted to do. When I set out to get my dream job. The fact that it was in a male-dominated industry didn’t even occur to me. I knew what I wanted to do and I wasn’t going to let anything deter me, certainly […]
As only 29% of the scientists worldwide are women, according to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, they are still the undeniable minority more than 180 years after Ada Lovelace became the first ever computer programmer and more than 80 years after Marie Curie completed her groundbreaking research on radioactivity. Women in science back then were...
Having only one woman for every four men in Parliaments globally is a sure sign of how poorly societies are doing at harnessing the potential of a staggering 50 percent of the population. Sadly, this trend of the greater the seniority in leadership, the fewer women, also permeates both the private sector and academia and […]
Living with Naked Flame
Image from the Soleil Levant Collection by Élitis, available at Seneca. Transform your home into a luxurious abode fit for royalty. Look to renaissance style furnishings, deep berry tones and jade greens for a dose of grandeur while stylized florals and a few tongue-in-cheek accessories keep the style modern and playful. Style Tip Avoid being […]
Image from the Winter Collection by Adairs. Transport your senses with the delicious, soothing tones of a spice market. Be it in a bedroom, lounge or reading nook, accents of cinnamon, turmeric and saffron will create the perfect oasis of relaxation- the perfect antidote to gloomy weather. Style Tip Layers of different tones and fabrics […]
Image from the Formentura Wallpaper Collection by Élitis, available at Seneca. If an Island getaway isn’t marked on the calendar, making a few changes in the home can bring that holiday feeling to you. Look to the warmth and rustic nature of cane, walnut and carved teak while lush earth tones and pacific prints set […]
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