Fashion designer Kharl WiRepa has become the first Maori to have work featured in Vogue

What's Fresh 28/08/2017

Kharl WiRepa has become the first Maori to feature in Vogue Magazine.

Maori Televison reported that the Te Whānau ā Apanui fashion designer had his line, Kharl WiRepa Couture, featured in the world-renowned fashion magazine.

WiRepa's clothing line has been selected among Vogue’s top 22 ‘Designers of the Future.’

WiRepa told Te Kaea, Maori Televison that the international attention gained through his Vogue achievement will generate global interest for Māori and Polynesian clothing designers, models, and photographers