24 Jun

AUT window display winners!

Newmarket Business Awards  2016

AUT Window Display Winner 2016‘ in association with Newmarket Business Association, Spaceworks Design Group, AUT and Selfridges – Ashleigh Burrell – Modes (Broadway)

On Friday 17th June members of the Newmarket business community celebrated at their annual business awards hosted by the Newmarket Business Association (NBA) at the Auckland War Memorial Museum, with major sponsors Bayleys and Auckland City BMW.

This year’s expert judging panel included Wynnis Armour (AWF, …

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9 Jun

Ball Gown Season, what will you wear?

Modes event wear store was featured on Seven Sharp as New Zealand’s largest ball wear store. There has been huge controversy about what to wear to a school ball, what is appropriate and where is the line drawn between school rules and students. None the less check out our Store and staff in the link


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15 Apr

Modes reviews

We are constantly updating our social media with our lovely personal reviews by our clients.

“very helpful salesperson- she knew exactly what was perfect for me!” – Chris Wamsley

“nailed the dress in under 10 minutes”!- Angela Cook

“lots of advice, what fun!- Antonia Watson

“Great outfit, right balance of assistance. Thank you.”- Sally Cooks

“difficult to choose- great outcome!” -Irene Meyrick

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8 Apr

Frank Lyman fall 2016 collection

“The woman wearing my designs is sure of herself, a little bit rebel and wants to be unique. She is charming and audacious. To accentuate her femininity, she wears dresses and whether she wears a tunic and leggings, she’ll always be seductive and exciting.” Frank Lyman

The Fall 2016 collection is packed full of pattern, texture and colour. Light, longer length cardigans, faux fur and geometric shift dresses bring a fresh, …

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1 Apr

Autumn 2016 collections are arriving …

Beautiful new 2016 autumn winter collections are arriving at Modes.  We have new season colours, from icy blues and  kelly green to deep red wine in our lastest winter coats, knit wear and fully beaded gowns. Our friendly event-wear staff are specially trained to help you on your search for the perfect garment, let it be a school ball, mother of the bride or a overseas holiday! Modes had your …

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9 Dec

Modes in the news again

Get the Red carpet look at ‪Modes‬! Copy Maria Tutaia’s look with our sumptuous range of edgy gowns that tastefully show off your best features- a beautiful illusion back, or sheer mesh panels to subtly reveal long legs. As Tutaia knows, sometimes less is more!

These show stoppers can be worn for black-tie events, evening weddings, red carpet galas, shows, balls and much more! Come see our stylist at …

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25 Jun

Modes wins Vend 2015 NZ Retailer of the Year award

We are so excited to win Vend 2015 NZ Retailer of the Year award at the Anz Newmarket Business Awards on Friday night. This was presented at the Auckland Museum and was a delightful evening.

The judges at the awards included many big names such as Rob Fyfe CEO Icebreaker and Ex CEO of Air New Zealand, Anne Norman CEO of Farmers and Pascoes chain Australasia, Geoff Ross the founder …

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3 Feb

Finding the Right Mother of the Bride Dress

A wedding is all about the bride and groom, but it’s not just an event for two people. Instead, a wedding celebrates the joining of two families.

There is a lot of fun and work involved in planning a wedding with your daughter, and it’s important to find the right dress for your role as mother of the bride. Whether you love Read More  

16 Jan

What color bridesmaid dresses with champagne wedding dress

The Question of the Bridesmaids Dress and what colours match what wedding dresses is very common at Modes, considering that we do provide champagne wedding dresses to many brides we thought a useful little article may be appropriate.

Deciding upon a bridesmaid dress is a complicated process and we believe too often not enough attention is paid to it. The dress must, of …

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18 Nov

Summer Season has arrived and new garments arriving daily

Its event wear season again and the Melbourne cup officially sets the season off with the beautiful dresses and hats to mark the occasion.  Our new store has opened at 160 Broadway Newmarket and the fashion range for 2015 is proving very popular. Come in and see us to choose your next dress for that special summer occasion.

The new shop has more room and a larger range of event wear …

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