The Team - Sans Pareil

The Team

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Emma Raho – Creative Contributors Director

 

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@thewarehousenzhacks

 

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Jacob London 

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Gathum

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Lisa Barber 

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Wajd El-Matary

ARTICLES

Don’t Send Me Flowers Blogs by Tamzyn Adding

Furniture and interiors designer and business owner Tamzyn Adding is better known to many Kiwis as Miss Lolo. Eighteen months ago, at 37, she was ...
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Guys. We Don’t Want Pictures of Your Dicks. By Emma Raho

Despite repeatedly explaining the reasons why a majority of women don’t want to see photographs of your genitalia, millions of us are still waking up ...
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When Labels Help By Emma Raho

I was discussing the changing landscape of sex and sexuality with someone, when they busted out this gem “Everyone needs a label these days, they’re ...
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Nine New Zealand Sex Facts.

We go beyond the strategically placed sock on the door handle to find out what kiwis are up to after dark. In 2009 a study ...
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How to Adult: Fix Up, Look Sharp By Emma Raho

We’re living in a disposable society. There are a lot of people who think nothing of using items once then biffing them away. If we ...
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How to Adult: Getting Your Clean On By Emma Raho

A fortnight ago I hit you with a guide to getting your own pad. This week we’re dialing it back a notch to tackle that ...
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Common Bad Habits That are Sucking Your Energy By Nutrition & Holistic Health Adviser Laura Warren

A lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy. Little things you do and don't do can exhaust you both mentally and physically, ...
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How to Adult. Home Sweet Home. With Emma Raho

Whether you’re wanting to shift out of your parents place into your first flat or are looking to move on from renting and jump on ...
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24 Makeup Tips Every Woman Should Know Jesse Miller from Jen Reviews

Even professional makeup artists can sometimes struggle to get a perfect wing or flawless base. Effective beauty tips can cut your time in front of ...
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Why I’m Over Valentine’s Day By Emma Raho

Since I was born February 14th has always been about one special man. My awesome Grandad, who would have been turning 100 this year. Spending ...
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How to New Year’s When You’re Over New Year’s By Emma Raho

If there’s anything that inhibits having a good time, it’s the pressure to have a good time. New Year’s Eve is the ultimate example of ...
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Killer Ombre for Under $25 By Emma Raho

Firstly I want to make it clear that I have absolutely no hairdressing skills whatsoever. This claim is well backed up by how my own ...
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Five Christmas Presents to Treat Yourself Too By Emma Raho

…Because if you want something done properly, you’re better off to do it yourself. A decent cook book. Everyone should have a few things they ...
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The Not So Great Debate By Emma Raho

Of the many pointless and internet invented arguments swirling around us at the tail end of 2017, the kids vs pets debate is up there ...
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Cool People Doing Cool Stuff Madi and Amy from Dovetails, Ethics with Edge

We spoke to Madi and Ami, creators of Dovetails, about their emerging line of ethical fashion. We love their cream Practice Shirt and we know ...
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Mooncups: The Bloody Truth From Radio Hysteric's Charlie MacLean

I am a keen environmentalist although not without flaws. I prefer to describe myself as a flexetarian, or more accurately a sober veggie, because morals ...
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Eleanor Dorn

Easy How To Makeup – Corrector Pens and False Lashes With Eleanor Dorn

Eleanor from Eleanor Dorn Makeup is a trained makeup artist and hair stylist with over 10 years of experience in the industry. Her mission is ...
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Straight Lives Matter! By Emma Raho and Gal Stern

When I was 14 years old I fell in ‘love’ for the first time. His name was Matt. He was taller than all the other ...
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Fashion Week 2017 – A Rookie’s Story By Emma Raho

So now that I’ve popped my Fashion Week cherry and unlocked another journalism achievement I’m going to write the thing I needed to read a ...
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New Zealand Fashion Week 2017 – NZ Post Miromoda Showcase Words and Pictures by Emma Raho

The sun has set on Fashion Week 2017. We've seen all the shows, drunk all the energy drinks, eaten all the complimentary macaroons and stuffed ...
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New Zealand Fashion Week – Kate Sylvester

Kate Sylvester is one of the few designer labels I have in my wardrobe. My first purchase was a random second hand score but it ...
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New Zealand Fashion Week 2017 – Lela Jacobs

If fashion as art is your thing, this was your Tuesday pick. The show was held in one of the Viaduct’s giant silos, a creative ...
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New Zealand Fashion Week 2017 – New Generation

I’m always super excited to see the up and coming designer's shows, it’s like stepping out of your front door onto fresh snow. The energy ...
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New Zealand Fashion Week – Katherine Victoria

Girlie girls celebrate! This is the label for you. Katherine Victoria was all about the pastel pink frills matched with flowing skirts, baby blue velour ...
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NZ Fashion Week 2017 – Company of Strangers

First impressions of the Dunedin based label is they are definitely not afraid to experiment. Long, draping romantic fabric meets funky jewelled sleeves meets soft ...
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What a Woman Should Stop Wearing After 30: A Guide By Emma Raho

The weight of other people’s expectations and opinions. That’s it. That is the only thing. What you are wearing isn’t hurting anyone and it won’t ...
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Need a Lift? By Emma Raho

Our physical and mental wellbeing is something we often overlook in our busy lives. Here are seven quick ‘n’ dirty tips to jumpstart your self-love ...
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Top Ten Auckland Food Show Picks By Emma Raho

If you couldn’t make it to the Incredible Auckland Food Show last weekend don’t worry. I spent Saturday munching my way around the ASB showgrounds ...
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We don’t wash our hair Q&A with AJ and Em

When people find out that we don’t wash our hair (for me, going on three years and for AJ about two) they have a million ...
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The Shopping Reformation; A Treasure Hunter’s Guide By Emma Raho

We at Sans Pareil love thrifting! If you like this article check out this piece on why it's so great for the environment. Although most ...
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Saving Face. Sunday Morning SOS By Emma Raho

We all know the cardinal beauty sin is not taking our makeup off before bed. However we also know nights out in town happen, tequila ...
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Grey Hair, Don’t care. Why I Ditched the Dye By Jacquelyn Collins

In 2010, when she was 35, Jacquelyn Collins stopped dyeing her hair for two reasons. The first was the cost in time and money, the second ...
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Gathum Photography

What You’ll Be Wearing Next Season Coco & Max By Gathum

My name is Shivan but on social media I'm known as Gathum. I'm a fashion photographer and stylist. I've been told to hijack Robecca's blog ...
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A Brief Guide to Bali Blogger and Wanderluster Lisa Barber Shares Her Tips and Tricks for a Perfect Balinese Getaway.

Bali is an Indonesian island known for its temples, beaches, and perfect surfing waves. Its laid back island vibe attracts tourists and expats alike to ...
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Let’s talk about sex(ism) By Fritha Hookway

Let’s talk about sex(ism) When you think about it, people are weird creatures. This statement applies on many levels, the least of which being the way ...
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A Fitness Model Gives Us His Best Tips For Fighting The Bulge

It’s that time again...for the next month gyms will be packed as people try to shed that excess Christmas weight as well as sticking to ...
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Get The Perfect Xmas Setting – On The Cheap! By The Warehouse NZ Hacks

@thewarehousenzhacks has awesomely done this amazing guest post JUST for sans pareil readers! Lucky us! Just in time for Xmas- how to get that designer ...
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Ever wanted to try a beauty box but not sure? We give you the down low By Wajd El-Matary

Makeup Obsessives is a community made up of around 40,000 people around the world who are absolutely – you guessed it – obsessed with makeup ...
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How to Shoot Fashion Shows with these 5 Simple Tips, (You won’t believe number 4!) by Anupam Singh

Fashion photographer Anupam Singh of Annupam.com  gives some great tips on how to take the perfect photo at Fashion Week (or any event photography for that matter). Check ...
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World Indigenouns Fashion Week By Miranda Likeman

With an estimated 370 million indigenous people in 90 Countries around the world, practicing unique traditions and strongly retaining their respective socio-economic, political and cultural characteristics, a ...
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Street Style with Wajd – Coby by Wajd El-Matary

I stopped Coby on my way home from a long day at uni to discuss her outfit. As a lover of all things monochromatic, I was ...
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How to make sure you’re ACTUALLY buying organic by Miranda Likeman

Synthetic ingredients and chemicals are inexpensive, stable and have a long shelf-life - so some major cosmetic manufacturers love to use them. But the arsenal of ...
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Street Style with Wajd – Max by Wajd El-Matary

This week’s post is for the guys! The weather lately has impacted a lot of the style students havebeen wearing to university. For obvious reasons, ...
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How To Rock The 80s Denim Look by Wajd El-Matary

Sunday night reading for ya! On a very rare sunny day in Christchurch, I bumped into Caitlin who was wearing a simple combination of clothing that ...
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Queen Bey and a fu*king Super Song by Ashley Hampstead-Smith

Over the last couple of years internationally there has been a more aggressive discussion surrounding race, sexuality, gender and diversity within the western world. The United States ...
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How to Rock a Headscarf, Lime Crime Lipstick and Double Denim by Wajd El-Matary

With winter hitting Christchurch hard, university campus style has taken a turn. No longer are people wearing the usual shorts and lace up shirts. A ...
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