PATAKI  NEW <br> by Jacqueline Roper

by Jacqueline Roper

This was originally designed for our long sleeve shirts, fitting the brief that this product line should offer uniquely NZ patterns and a tasteful, more dressy or professional look…  Kiwi style.

Jacqueline was born in Stratford, Taranaki New Zealand, and has been designing clothing since a very young age. As a talented designer Jacqueline has spent many years crafting her skills in Fashion & Textile design, with very successful career working in Tokyo, Paris, Los Angeles….and eventually finding her way back home to Hamilton, New Zealand.    Jacqueline has just recently launched her own line of luxury womens-wear, Jaqueline Ann Couture, and opened a beautiful boutique in Parnell, Auckland. Jacqueline is also keen rugby coach when time permits, and a bit of a fan of the All Blacks rugby team.   Jaqueline is a direct descendant of Chief Te Mahutu and Te Waikaungarangi of the Te Āti Awa Iwi, from Pukerangiora Pa, in Taranaki.  Jacqueline has been studying  for the last three years at Te Wananga O Aotearoa, in Toi (Maori and indigenous Art).

Jaqueline has contributed extensively as one of Kaleo’s fashion designers, creating and consulting in all things relating to apparel, surface pattern design,  colourways, and styles.