Dressing Peter Jackson for his worldwide Hobbit premiere attendances was exciting for all of us at Crane Brothers.
It was not without its challenges, just getting time to see the man proved difficult enough given his demanding schedule: 1 fitting even took place in the dark!
He is a moving target (literally) and his passion for all things film is matched only by his distinct lack of excitement about anything remotely sartorial.
That makes the fact we managed to get him measured and dressed in a Tuxedo for London’s gala event all the more special.
If you look really closely you can just make out our signature label as Peter leans forward in this publicity shot.
For many of us, what we wear day-to-day is becoming more relaxed - and if you’ve traditionally been a steady dress shirt wearer, this can pose something of a challenge. At Crane Brothers we’re often asked what are some key pieces to consider building a contemporary wardrobe around, especially with this new paradigm in mind...
John Rykenberg ran a store front and photography studio of Auckland photographers from the late 1950s through until the late 1970s. During that time the studio captured Auckland's daily life and produced a particularly interesting Queen Street series in the 1960s - it probably comes as no surprise thatthere are road works visible in some of...
The Dambusters were legendary for their wartime heroics and a constant source of inspiration for me as a child, raised on a diet of Commando Comics & Airfix Models.