THE NEW EDITION OF THE PLAZA'S 'IN' IS OUT NOW!

What's worth trying and buying? The lowdown on everything spring|summer 2018.

Entertainment

19 September 2018

SPRING INTO YOUR NEW SKINCARE ROUTINE

4 tips to help your skin routine go from winter to spring

Lifestyle

17 September 2018

IN LOVE WITH LILAC AT THE PLAZA

See our stylist Cait's best lilac finds to wear this spring

Fashion

31 August 2018

TREND TO TRY: SPRING MULES

Shoe wardrobe looking a little sad? Find out why the mule shoe is going to be on-top this spring!

Fashion

30 August 2018

EARTH-LOVING ITEMS YOU NEED RIGHT NOW

Love nature and love the world we live in? Here are some Earth-loving items you need in your life right now.

Lifestyle

21 August 2018

HOW TO DRESS YOUR BABY BUMP

Having a baby?! Hooray! Here's some of our stylist Cait's top tips for dressing your bump.

Lifestyle

21 August 2018

TOP 5 FABULOUS KNITS

We love a good knit! See Cait Taylor's top 5, in-store now.

Fashion

13 August 2018

FATHER'S DAY GIFT IDEAS

Not all heroes wear capes. Get your Dad something he'll love this Father's Day.

Lifestyle

07 August 2018

ESCAPE WITHIN A GREAT BOOK

See our favourite books you need to get your hands on.

Lifestyle

30 July 2018

LOADS TO LOVE AT LUSH

Lush is filled with beautiful and amazing items for your bath and body. See our faves here.

Lifestyle

23 July 2018

TOP 10 BABY BUYS

Hey baby! Here are some style-y buys for a fashionable little bub.

Lifestyle

10 July 2018

THE BEST OF PASCOES LESS THAN $100

Pascoes is a beautiful one stop jewellery shop, catering for all occasions and all budgets. See our top finds less than $100.

Fashion

02 July 2018

JULY SCHOOL HOLIDAYS; TIME TO PLAY!

It's the winter holidays! See how to make the most of it. School's out!

Lifestyle

28 June 2018

HOW TO USE YOUR STYLE PERSONALITY

What's your style personality, and how do you use it when shopping? Chasing Cait's Caitlin Taylor has the answer.

Fashion

15 June 2018

EXPERIENCE MATARIKI

Are you celebrating Matariki?

Lifestyle

11 June 2018

FIVE THINGS TO DO ON A RAINY WEEKEND

Hello winter, hello rain. Here are some activities to entertain!

Lifestyle

07 June 2018

HOW TO SHOP LIKE A STYLIST

Ever wanted to know how to shop like a professional stylist? See some tips from the best!

Fashion

01 June 2018

LOVING LOVISA

We're loving Lovisa accessories for a day in the office or a night on the town. See our current in-store favourites.

Fashion

17 May 2018

FIVE WAYS TO WARM UP FOR WINTER

Winter is coming! Here are our five ways to warm up for the chilly season.

Lifestyle

17 May 2018

FAUX FUR FOREVER

Five faux fur looks that are hot this season

Fashion

13 May 2018

MOTHER'S DAY GIFT IDEAS

Mum's the word! See our top gift finds for this amazing woman in your life.

Lifestyle

26 April 2018

WINTER BEAUTY

Nourish your skin with winter beauty essentials, as seen in our A|W edition of 'in' magazine!

Lifestyle

24 April 2018

THE A|W EDITION OF 'IN' IS OUT NOW!

Indulge in our latest edition of 'in', out now!

Lifestyle

24 April 2018

MUST-HAVE LEATHER

Leather is the trend taking over this season. See our must-have leather items, as seen in our A\W edition of 'in' magazine!

Fashion

24 April 2018

AUTUMN ACCESSORIES TO FINISH YOUR LOOK

Accessories can make such a difference to any look!

Fashion

23 April 2018

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS SORTED

The April school holidays are coming! Have you sorted out all of your activities yet?

Lifestyle

09 April 2018

THE 5 AUTUMN TRENDS TO WATCH

Autumn has dropped! See Chasing Cait's top trends to watch this season.

Fashion

06 April 2018

ADJUSTING YOUR BABY TO DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

If you're a parent struggling with early wake-ups then finding out Daylight Saving is over shortly might bring panic to your house! Here are our sleep consultant Holly's top tips.

Lifestyle

27 March 2018

GET THE RED CARPET LOOK

Get the trends straight off the red carpet and work them into your everyday style with tips from Chasing Cait - Style Coach.

Fashion

27 March 2018

ONLY THE BEST KMART BUYS

Kmart is one of our most favourite places in the world! See Alisha Barbara's current in-store picks.

Lifestyle

23 March 2018

EASE INTO EASTER

Ease into Easter with ways to unwind, relax, and make the most of an extra-long weekend.

Lifestyle

20 March 2018

ON TREND AND UNDER $100

A whole new outfit, and less than $100 for everything? Count. Us. IN!

Fashion

05 March 2018

BOOK A KIWISTYLE SESSION

Take the guesswork out of wondering if something looks good on you and instead fall in love with what you have chosen.

Fashion

02 March 2018

OUR TOP 5 WINTER GAMES

The Winter Olympics have finished, but the games just keep on coming. Ben Walker rounds up his top five.

Entertainment

27 February 2018

HOW TO STEP OUT OF YOUR STYLE COMFORT ZONE

Style should be about having fun... Right?!

Fashion

22 February 2018

TOP SUMMER WORKWEAR PIECES

It's hard to find workwear appropriate for the mugginess of summer - luckily Caitlin Taylor has found some for us!

Fashion

12 February 2018

GET RACE DAY READY!

Whether your look is classic and elegant, or contemporary and quirky, we've found your race day must-haves.

Fashion

07 February 2018

VALENTINE'S DAY GIFTS FOR HIM & HER

What do the lads and ladies reeeally want for Valentine's Day? We asked some experts*.

Lifestyle

05 February 2018

THE LATEST AND GREATEST IN STATIONERY

Make the unbearable bearable with the latest stationery! Heading back to school or work might not be so bad after all...

Lifestyle

31 January 2018

FIVE SUMMER BEAUTY TRENDS

Caitlin Taylor shares the top beauty trends for that perfect summer look.

Fashion

19 January 2018

SWIMWEAR TRENDS AT THE PLAZA

Check out our swimwear faves this season!

Fashion

11 January 2018

TREND TO TRY: KIMONO

Caitlin Taylor shares her tips on how to pull off the kimono this summer!

Fashion

03 January 2018

YOUR ULTIMATE FESTIVE OUTFIT

See Caitlin Taylor's favourite fashion pieces this festive season!

Fashion

18 December 2017

HOW TO WRAP GIFTS LIKE A PRO

There’s a subtle art to gift wrapping like a pro and we’ve got it (and puns) under wraps.

Lifestyle

07 December 2017

CHRISTMAS GIFT LIST: FOR THE LADIES

Need a helping hand buying a gift for her this Christmas? Take ours.

Lifestyle

07 December 2017

CHRISTMAS GIFT LIST: PEOPLE WHO ARE HARD TO BUY FOR

Those last minute gifts for those hard-to-buy-for people definitely get chucked in the ‘too hard’ basket during the December rush, but we've got the perfect list.

Lifestyle

07 December 2017

CHRISTMAS GIFT LIST: FOR THE KIDS

What presents is Santa being asked for the most this year? Take some tips from here.

Lifestyle

06 December 2017

CHRISTMAS GIFT LIST: FOR THE LADS

Gifts for guys might just be the most difficult part of the Christmas gift list! Don't worry - we've got it covered.

Lifestyle

06 December 2017

SPOIL YOURSELF FOR THE SILLY SEASON

Make sure you make some time to treat yourself for Christmas too!

Lifestyle

30 November 2017

CHRISTMAS GIFT LIST: FOR THE FOODIE

Our nearest and dearest food-loving friends are the perfect recipients of a food-inspired gift this Christmas.

Lifestyle

29 November 2017

CHRISTMAS GIFT LIST: BUDGET GIFTS

This Christmas we're compiling our top budget/Secret Santa gift finds for your convenience.

Lifestyle

28 November 2017

THE SWEETEST TREATS

Because there's never any excuse not to treat yo'self.

Lifestyle

21 November 2017

FIVE FABULOUS PARTY DRESSES

It's party season! See Caitlin Taylor's favourite finds for your next festive event.

Fashion

21 November 2017

THE PLAZA'S TREND OF THE MONTH

One of Chasing Cait's very favourite spring trends - the cold shoulder.

Fashion

13 November 2017

WHERE TO BEGIN: YOUR CHRISTMAS PREPARATION

Christmas is a stressful time - but we've got your path to an easy, stress-free festive season!

Lifestyle

08 November 2017

CAFE FAVOURITES AT THE PLAZA

The Plaza has a bunch of cafes for you to enjoy! See our writers' favourites here.

Lifestyle

27 October 2017

PLUS SIZE STYLE AT THE PLAZA

See our stylist Cait's favourite plus size finds at The Plaza.

Fashion

18 October 2017

STEP INTO SPRING WITH THESE SHOE TRENDS

See Caitlin Taylor's hottest shoe finds for spring | summer here.

Fashion

03 October 2017

BEST ENTERTAINMENT FINDS FOR A LAZY WEEKEND

Make some time in your day for a great new read or film - as reviewed by Sarah Hillocks.

Entertainment

29 September 2017

3 EASY WAYS TO ELEVATE YOUR STYLE

Elevate your style and shine bright like a diamond with these tips from Caitlin Taylor, our style coach.

Fashion

19 September 2017

QUIRKY FINDS TO DOUBLE AS JEWELLERY STORAGE

Like to do things a little differently? Here are some cute and quirky finds to double as jewellery storage.

Lifestyle

01 September 2017

DENIM FINDS WE LOVE

See Cait's favourite denim finds for spring!

Fashion

30 August 2017

TREND TO TRY: EMBROIDERY

Cait Taylor shares how to rock the embroidery trend.

Fashion

18 August 2017

THE BEST ITEMS ON SALE RIGHT NOW

It's the best time to add to your wardrobe!

Fashion

10 August 2017

THE 5 NEW THINGS YOU HAVE TO BUY FROM KMART

The top 5 home buys you need from Kmart - immediately.

Lifestyle

09 August 2017

THE ONLY 5 MAKEUP BRUSHES YOU'LL EVER NEED

A decent makeup brush is a good investment - here are our tips to make sure you invest in the right ones!

Lifestyle

02 August 2017

THE PLAZA: TRENDING IN KIDSWEAR

Trending right now in kidswear are these 4 trends.

Fashion

17 July 2017

WHICH BOOTS WITH WHICH JEANS? OUR TOP TIPS

Which jeans with which boots? Our stylist has you sorted with this fashion dilemma!

Fashion

17 July 2017

CUSHION COLOUR COMBOS FROM THE PLAZA

This colour... with what colour? Our stylist Erena gives us her cushion colour matching tips!

Lifestyle

11 July 2017

HOW TO LAYER IN FOUR EASY STEPS

How to layer your clothes like a pro!

Fashion

04 July 2017

THE PLAZA'S FAVOURITE SLEEPWEAR

Cosy PJS are right up the top of our winter wishlist!

Fashion

29 June 2017

THE PLAZA'S MAKEUP STORAGE IDEAS

Avoid the clutter with these great makeup storage ideas from The Plaza.

Lifestyle

29 June 2017

7 WAYS TO FINISH OFF ANY WINTER OUTFIT UNDER $30

Finish your winter outfit perfectly with these accessories.

Fashion

19 June 2017

10 FUN INDOOR ACTIVITIES FOR THE KIDS - THE PLAZA

Never run out of ideas of keeping the kids entertained again!

Lifestyle

14 June 2017

A NEW YORK MINUTE: OUR TOP TIPS

Visit the big apple! Written by our friends at STA Travel

Lifestyle

08 June 2017

10 BOARD GAMES TO ADD TO YOUR COLLECTION

How to have fun with your mates or the family? We've got you covered.

Lifestyle

06 June 2017

THE PLAZA'S COOLEST ACTIVEWEAR FOR HIM & HER

Working out can be fun if you look this good doing it!

Fashion

06 June 2017

WE LOVE THESE KNITWEAR PIECES

Knit never goes out of trend, but these pieces might be our new faves.

Fashion

26 May 2017

7 WINTER WARMING HOME FINDS UNDER $70

These warming winter finds can transform your home for the colder months

Lifestyle

26 May 2017

FAVE WINTER BEAUTY PRODUCTS

Get your skin through winter with these rejuvenating skin must-haves!

Lifestyle

17 May 2017

STATEMENT JACKETS & HOW TO WEAR THEM

Four jackets super on trend for winter '17.

Fashion

09 May 2017

LAST-MINUTE GIFTS FOR MUM UNDER $35

Don't get in a flap! We've got your last-minute gifts for Mum sorted.

Lifestyle

09 May 2017

MOTHER'S DAY GIFTS ON A BUDGET

Mum's sorted this Mother's Day with these gift ideas.

Lifestyle

26 April 2017

ONE PAIR OF JEANS, FOUR OUTFITS

One pair of jeans, four outfits.

Fashion

19 April 2017

12 HOLIDAY READS FOR YOU & THE LITTLIES

These reads are perfect for the long Easter weekend.

Lifestyle

12 April 2017

FIVE JACKETS FIVE WAYS

The best winter jackets with the best pairings.

Fashion

06 April 2017

TRENDING HOME BUYS UNDER $50 FROM THE PLAZA

Sprucing up the home is easier done than said with these value items!

Lifestyle

05 April 2017

TRAVEL: THE BEST OF EUROPE

The beat in Europe - STA Travel's favourite places!

Lifestyle

24 March 2017

STYLISH & EASY-TO-WEAR PIECES FOR MUMS

Busy mums know it's hard to look stylish on the go, but these might help.

Lifestyle

22 March 2017

FAVOURITE AUTUMN SHOES FOR HER

You don't need an excuse for these new autumn/winter season purchases!

Fashion

22 March 2017

FAVOURITE AUTUMN SHOES FOR HIM

These are our favourite men's shoe styles for autumn.

Fashion

22 March 2017

THE PLAZA'S NAPPY BAG ESSENTIALS FOR NEW PARENTS

New parent? You need these.

Lifestyle

14 March 2017

PIECES YOU NEED IN YOUR AUTUMN/WINTER WARDROBE

Move over, jandals! Midi coats and luxe suede boots are coming in!

Fashion

08 March 2017

HIS STYLE: FROM WORK TO WEEKEND

These are some of our favourite looks for him as the weather starts to head toward autumn.

Fashion

28 February 2017

PERFECT AUTUMN FRAGRANCES

Make way on your dresser for these musky and exotic autumn fragrances.

Lifestyle

28 February 2017

FOUR WAYS WITH FLORAL

Floral is making its way into your autumn wardrobe, and here are four ways to rock it.

Fashion

28 February 2017

HOST AN OSCARS-INSPIRED EVENING

Who says we can't celebrate the Oscars from New Zealand?!

Lifestyle

20 February 2017

FOUR OUTFIT IDEAS FOR A SPECIAL NIGHT OUT

Whether you've been inspired by the awards season or other, here are some great outfit ideas for a special night out.

Fashion

15 February 2017

KITCHEN GADGETS YOU NEVER KNEW YOU NEEDED... UNTIL NOW

These are the kitchen gadgets you never knew you needed... or wanted... until now.

Lifestyle

14 February 2017

MAKE A SUMMER DRESS WORK FOR THE OFFICE

It's hard to transition from the summer dress to the office, but with these accessories, you can!

Fashion

14 February 2017

VALENTINE'S GIFTS UNDER $50 FROM THE PLAZA

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be a hassle at The Plaza, with these gifts for him and her under $50!

Lifestyle

01 February 2017

VALENTINE'S DAY GIFT IDEAS UNDER $20

It's easy to find Valentine's Day gifts on a budget.

Lifestyle

31 January 2017

FUN BACK TO SCHOOL BUYS

Going back to school has never looked so trendy, or so fun!

Lifestyle

24 January 2017

OUR FAVOURITE PRINTS FOR WORK AND HOW TO WEAR THEM

Transport yourself back to your holiday with these prints, suitable for work or weekend!

Fashion

23 January 2017

DINE OUTDOORS IN STYLE WITH THE PLAZA

Dining outside has never been more fun with these cute accessories!

Lifestyle

17 January 2017

KICK-START THE NEW YEAR

Need some help to stay on top of those New Years' resolutions?

Lifestyle

10 January 2017

11 MUST-HAVE SKIN TREATS FOR SUMMER

Need to rejuvenate that skin? Look no further.

Lifestyle

09 January 2017

NEW SWIMWEAR FROM THE PLAZA

Time for some new togs?

Fashion

30 December 2016

BEST HOLIDAY ITEMS FROM THE PLAZA

The best holiday items? Check!

Lifestyle

29 December 2016

YOUR 12 TRAVEL ESSENTIALS

If there are 12 items you must take on holiday with you, these are them.

Lifestyle

27 December 2016

NEW YEARS' EVE OUTFIT INSPIRATION

Whether you're heading to a festival, casual at the beach or out in town, we've got his and her outfits on the map.

Fashion

14 December 2016

STEPS TO A BEAUTIFUL CHRISTMAS TABLE

Here are some delightfully festive ways to spruce up the Christmas table

Lifestyle

06 December 2016

THE BEST GIFTS FOR ADULTS FROM THE PLAZA

The Plaza has plenty of handy gifts under $30 for the grown-ups. See them here.

Lifestyle

29 November 2016

20 GIFTS FOR TEENS UNDER $20

Teens definitely fall into the "difficult to buy for" box. Here's some great gifts for Christmas - and all for less than $20!

Lifestyle

29 November 2016

KIDS' STOCKING FILLERS FROM THE PLAZA

Need some fun kids' stocking fillers under $10? Here's your place.

Lifestyle

29 November 2016

HOW TO WEAR MODERN RETRO

As seen on Kiwi Living...

Fashion

23 November 2016

18 GIFTS UNDER $50 FROM THE PLAZA

Looking for stocking-fillers or Secret Santa gifts? Look no further.

Lifestyle

15 November 2016

ALTERNATIVES TO THE JEANS AND TEE COMBO

Break out of that jeans & tee combo with something different for every occasion.

Fashion

08 November 2016

THE PLAZA'S TOP TIPS IN CHOOSING THE PERFECT GIFT

With Christmas approaching, here are some tips from The Plaza in choosing the perfect gift.

Lifestyle

31 October 2016

WHAT THE KIDS WANT THIS SUMMER

These are our picks that they'll love this summer.

Fashion

18 October 2016

PERFECTLY SUNKISSED MAKEUP

It's easy to get perfectly sunkissed makeup, with these "how-to" tricks!

Fashion

18 October 2016

4 WAYS TO AN INSTANT STYLE OVERHAUL

As seen on Kiwi Living... See our stylist's picks for an instant style overhaul.

Fashion

11 October 2016

THE PLAZA'S SUMMER HOME TRENDS

Where else would you find this season's latest home trends?

Lifestyle

04 October 2016

THE TOP 5 BEAUTY TRENDS FOR SUMMER

Sometimes it's time to try something new. Go all out with these top summer trends.

Fashion

03 October 2016

SIX FIGURE-FLATTERING STYLES TO TRY

As seen on Kiwi Living...

Fashion

27 September 2016

TEASER! WHAT'S COMING IN SUMMER FASHION

This is just a glimpse of what we think is coming up in summer fashion...

Fashion

20 September 2016

10 WAYS TO KEEP THE KIDS ENTERTAINED

See our top 10 favourite ways to keep the kids entertained during the holidays.

Lifestyle

19 September 2016

AS SEEN ON KIWI LIVING...

It's quick, easy and affordable to give yourself a style update.

Fashion

13 September 2016

SPRING: THE LATEST FASHION

The hottest and newest trends are here.

Fashion

08 September 2016

THE PLAZA'S MUST-HAVE HOMEWARES

Our homeware picks for spring/summer are...

Lifestyle

05 September 2016

KIWI LIVING: WHEN IT'S TIME TO STYLE UP

This week on Kiwi Living...

Fashion

30 August 2016

THE DEFINED BEAUTY LOOK

Think defined, bold brows and striking cheekbones.

Fashion

29 August 2016

LOVE MINIMALIST? SAY HI TO GEOMETRIC PRINT

A little geometric design can really get your home in "shape"!

Lifestyle

24 August 2016

MEN: MEET URBAN OUTDOORS

This emerging menswear trend gets the guys out of those winter layers and into relaxed streetwear.

Fashion

23 August 2016

SKIN PREP FOR SPRING

Get your skin ready with spring on the way!

Lifestyle

22 August 2016

HER STYLE: THE URBANIST

Think tactile fabrics, casual tailoring, soft layered styling and a neutral colour palette.

Fashion

08 August 2016

MEN'S HAIR TRENDS

From the best-formed beards, to how to style that 'do'.

Fashion

02 August 2016

THE PLAZA'S LIVING ROOM TIPS

The kitchen and dining area is often described as the hub of the home so why not make it an even more inviting space with these quick and easy updates.

Lifestyle

01 August 2016

THE BEST KIND OF CHUNKY KNIT

One of the plus-points about the cooler days of winter is the lure of a chunky knit to snuggle in to.

Fashion

25 July 2016

THE NEW TREND IN MAKEUP

This is a makeup look that is quite literally out of this world.

Fashion

25 July 2016

FUN SCHOOL HOLIDAY READS

There's no better way to spend winter than to bunker down in a cosy corner with your little ones and a good book. See our suggestions here.

Lifestyle

25 July 2016

OUR FAVOURITE KIDSWEAR TRENDS

From classic checks to faux fur vests and dark florals, kidswear this season is a fun mix of moody hues and vibrant accessories with just a hint of ‘grown-up’.

Fashion

22 July 2016

WARM UP YOUR LIVING AREAS

Light-filled warm spaces are easy when the sun is out, but as winter kicks in how do you inject warmth into your living space without breaking the bank?

Lifestyle

06 July 2016

WHAT'S NEW IN KIDSWEAR

There are plenty of amazing pieces to keep the kids warm and stylish this season. Check out our favourite trends.

Fashion

06 July 2016

AUTUMN & WINTER BEAUTY TRENDS

With the change in temperature comes new and exciting trends to try, from soft, muted shades to head-turning hair-styles. Read more here.

Fashion

05 July 2016

EXCITING NEUTRAL HOME ACCESSORIES

Soft white walls and muted tones are classic but can sometimes feel just a little too simple. So how do you prevent your neutral interiors from appearing too plain?

Lifestyle

05 July 2016

TAILORED SPORTSWEAR FOR HIM

This season merges the relaxed casual vibe of sportswear with clean tailored pieces. We break down the trend that is tailored sportswear.

Fashion

04 July 2016

VINTAGE-INSPIRED HOME

From shabby chic to mid-century modern, vintage-inspired homewares are the new black. Click here to read more.

Lifestyle

30 June 2016

THAT GLAM 60's FASHION

From mod-style tailoring to slim-fitting silhouettes, the 1960’s look for 2016 is understated with an emphasis on clean lines, classic prints and soft textures.

Fashion

30 June 2016

THE 'NO MAKEUP' MAKEUP LOOK

The key to ‘barely-there’ make-up is being made up without looking made up and while it can take only a matter of minutes to perfect, the right products can amplify the look.

Fashion

30 June 2016

COLD IN MANAWATU? GO INDOORS!

Winter means shorter days, cooler nights and more time spent indoors. Thankfully there are plenty of ways to while away the hours without stepping foot outside.

Lifestyle

30 June 2016

MODERN UTILITY MENSWEAR

This season it’s all about military detailing in pants and on jackets. The modern utility trend merges uniform-like features with modern minimalism.

Fashion

29 June 2016

PALMERSTON NORTH: HOMEWARE INSPIRATION

Use colour, texture and pattern to liven up your living space and express your individuality. Here are just a few ways to inject your home with this season’s latest trend.

Lifestyle

29 June 2016

THE STATEMENT RED LIP

Winter is in full-swing, and if you’re feeling just a little lacklustre right now, then try this timelessly simple yet 'oh so chic' makeup look.

Fashion

29 June 2016

THE FOLK TREND

Fancy channelling your inner bohemian this winter? Here are a few ways to wear some of this season’s most on-trend pieces.

Fashion

29 June 2016