WHO: KATE SYLVESTER
WHAT: FASHION DESIGNER
WHERE: AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND
FFF loves… that her pantry is as creative and colourful as her fashion. Love.
What are your staples?
Arborio rice, dried chilli flakes, canned black Doris plums, udon noodles and Maldon sea salt.
What are your indulgences?
Caviar, fresh goats cheese, muscatels and smoked oysters.
What can’t you live without?
Dark bitter chocolate, marmite and Vogels’ bread.
What is past its use-by-date?
The polenta and the brown rice.
What is your pantry craving?
Cornichons (tiny pickled cucumbers) and Chinese cooking wine.
About Kate Sylvester:
An irreverent classicist, Kate balances her love of tailoring and historical reference with a provocative, ironic wit and resolutely modern vision. Known for her immaculate tailoring, high concept shows and conceptual collections, Kate Sylvester’s clothes are sophisticated, feminine, ironic and loved by women who are creative, individual and independent. Retailers love Kate’s clothes because they are made for living. Taken apart, each collection is defiantly wearable with timeless pieces that transcend the seasons. Kate sees her brand as an ever evolving ever expanding experiment in design, form and function.