21 Dec

Here come the Holidays ….

Modes Event-wear Holiday hours

Christmas eve: Open 10am-5pm

Christmas day & Boxing day: Closed

Tuesday 27th Dec: closed

New Years eve: Open 10am-5pm

Sunday 1 Jan: Closed

Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd: Closed

All Sundays in January are closed. Our Pop up store remains open every Sunday of January.

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19 Sep

Someone has been at it as long as we have…

Our European bag collection has become the bench mark in the world of evening bags and accessories. Innovation, measured boldness curiosity and an interest in finding new alternatives for the  world of evening and occasion bags, have inspired some unusual and spectacular designs.

It really gives us a buzz to see women appreciating the design and enjoying carrying it with pride. Quality is an absolute …

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9 Sep

Modes at Fashion Week 2016

It’s been a busy few weeks for us here in Auckland post New Zealand fashion week, Modes was proud to be involved with the          New Zealand Weddings Magazine bridal show, showing off the latest from our European collection                                       Exclusive to Modes bridal boutique.

The first of …

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3 Aug

Latest Mother of the bride styles

Bold and beautiful new season prints have arrived at Modes. Be in quick to grab the latest floral, watercolour and abstract prints. Add a wrap or light jacket to bring these new dresses from day to night. Perfect for a Summer bbq, work function, mother of the bride or incorporate a fascination for the races.


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20 Jul

Best Dress for your figure

To find a formal dress that will fit and flatter every woman’s figure is easy  here at Modes ! There are dazzling cocktail dresses, stylish black-tie dresses, long evening gowns and short formal dresses for all shapes — slender and slim, full-figured, well-proportioned, or hourglass shaped. To find a dress that fits your body type, simply ask for assistance from our friendly, Modes stylists.

I’m pear shaped 

Wear …

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13 Jul

Winter Essentials: Shadow Sleeves

A new delivery of the essential shadow sleeve has arrived in opaque and sheer black, in all sizes.

perfect to pop under a sleeveless dress or top, to make your garments usable all year around!

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7 Jul


We understand why the most complicated person to dress at your wedding is your mother. Between not wanting to make her look like a bridesmaid and her not wanting to show off her arms, steering clear of super high heels and being afraid to take the limelight off of you, MOB style is something most brides prefer to procrastinate. We’ve wrangled all the fabulous women over 50 who could teach …

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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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