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Polwarth Design has been a part of the Northland fashion scene for 35 years.  A family affair, twin sister's Karen, Cheryl and mother Dawn took the name from their surname 'Polwart' adding the 'h' as it was easier to pronounce.  They designed made to measure garments from their garage in Ruawai under their Polwarth Design lable until Dawn's untimely death in 1991. Faced with running a small clothing factory and two retail clothing shops with five children under the age of 6, Cheryl and Karen changed focus. The factory closed and the search for  designer lables that would suit our Northland women's life style began. We have continued this model ever since, supporting wonderful New Zealand and off shore designers with labels that give our shop unique stance for customers. The additon of our online store and social media representation has expanded our presence both nationally and globally. 

Polwarth Design take their view on fashion, body shape and inner beauty seriously, and draw on their years of experience to dress you confidently for every occasion: special events, work wear, casual wear or that precious weekend away.  Our instore VIP events, fund raising fashion parades, and individual consultations generate excitement, inspiration and just the right amount of good old fashioned throughout the seasons.

To experience Polwarth Design personally - check out our website, Facebook and Instagram pages for the latest fashion shots, video tips and upcoming events, or call us to book an individual consultation.  Most improtantly, when you visit us instore at Okara Whangarei or Victoria Street Dargaville.  Some of you we've known for 35 years!!!

Karen Matich, Cheryl Polwart - Directors

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