For 18 years the Railway runway showcased high profile designers from New Zealand and abroad, alongside local and emerging fashion. As one of New Zealand’s premier retail fashion events, the iD Railway Show attracted of thousands of fashion lovers every year who are eager to ‘shop the look’ they had seen on the iD catwalk the night before.

Fashion designers who participated in this show had to be commercially producing directional adult fashion and have a strong link to the Dunedin market – such as retailing in the city, or having lived or studied in Dunedin. 

2018 marked the first year that the iD Fashion Show was not held on the iconic Dunedin Railway Station platform. Over the years as the iD calendar changed, the iD Board listened to guest feedback, the result of these suggestions moved the International Emerging Designers to centre stage in 2018 reinvigorated event.


Associated events

Exhibitions, runway shows, talks, fashionable installations and films are just some of the extraordinary associated events on our iD calendar.  

If you have a fashion event you’d like to hold as part of the official iD Fashion Week calendar, get in contact

iD Dunedin International Emerging Designer Awards showcases some incredible design talent. Check out our gallery of designers from 2017.