Cherry Bishop 206313 CHERRY BISHOP Spring Summer 2011 collection of dresses,skirts and shirts features pretty floral prints and 100% cottons and rayon blends in pretty retro influenced styles sizes 8-18 are avaiilable at 500 Karangahape Rd,Newton,Auckland.New Zealand en-nz Cherry Bishop 30 WINNER OF THE APRIL 2017 FREE DRESS COMPETITION April 2017 PRIZEWINNER ANNOUNCED........ The winner of our CHERRY BISHOP April 2017 FREE DRESS COMPETITION drawn April 1st 2017 was ANGIE BEAUMONT. Congratulations Angie.Please message me with your size and address ? To make sure YOU are eligible for our next FREE DRESS GIVEAWAY subscribe now at the link below......... 021, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 +1200 WINNER OF THE FEBRUARY 2017 FREE DRESS COMPETITION February 2017 PRIZEWINNER ANNOUNCED........ The winner of our CHERRY BISHOP October 2017 FREE DRESS COMPETITION drawn November 2017 was JESS JONES. Congratulations Jess.Please message me with your size and address ? To make sure YOU are eligible for our next FREE DRESS GIVEAWAY subscribe now at the link below......... 021, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 +1200 WINNER OF THE DECEMBER 2017 FREE DRESS COMPETITION December 2016 PRIZEWINNER ANNOUNCED........ The winner of our CHERRY BISHOP October 2016 FREE DRESS COMPETITION drawn November 2016 was LEANNE KATHLEEN MAY. Congratulations Leanne.This dress looked like it might suit you.I hope you will send me a jpeg for my page. Message me with your size and address and please note this is a generous sizing so you will need one size smaller than usual. To make sure YOU are eligible for our next FREE DRESS GIVEAWAY subscribe now at the link below......... 001, 5 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1300 WINNER OF THE NOVEMBER 2016 FREE DRESS COMPETITION November 2016 PRIZEWINNER ANNOUNCED........ The winner of our CHERRY BISHOP October 2016 FREE DRESS COMPETITION drawn November 2016 was REBECCA LEE STEPHANIE. Congratulations Rebecca.I loved the way you tagged all your friends and they shared the post too. Innovation is welcome and your loyalty has been noted. Message me with your size and address and please note this is a generous sizing so you will need one size smaller than usual. To make sure YOU are eligible for our next FREE DRESS GIVEAWAY subscribe now at the link below......... 049, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +1300 WINNER OF THE AUGUST 2016 FREE DRESS COMPETITION Here is the recent winner of our August 2016 FREE DRESS PRIZE Emily in her blue velvet peasant dress. Emily won the chocolate bomber jacket but we were out of stock by the time I awarded the prize so she gracefully accepted instead this blue velvet peasant dress which does just look so perfect on her...and what girl doesn't love a pretty dress.......? 040, 30 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1300 WINNER OF THE MAY 2016 FREE DRESS COMPETITION The winner of our CHERRY BISHOP May FREE DRESS COMPETITION drawn May 31st is Keleni Talau. Congratulations Keleni I will facebook message you later today to find out your size and mailing address. To make sure you are eligible for our next FREE DRESS GIVEAWAY subscribe now at the link below......... 024, 11 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +1200 April 30th PRIZEWINNER ANNOUNCED Here is our APRIL GIVEAWAY WINNER Tonia proudly wearing her skull and crossbones dress. Looks like she is a pirate (and warm) for Winter 2016 To make sure you are eligible for our next FREE DRESS GIVEAWAY subscribe now at the link below......... 021, 18 May 2016 00:00:00 +1200 DECEMBER 2015 PRIZEWINNER ANNOUNCED Now that I am exclusively online it takes much longer to receive pictures of our FREE DRESS GIVEAWAY back from prizewinners when they are awarded.Never fear though I am still giving CHERRY BISHOP dresses away at the rate of one every month. Here are some super cute pictures of our December winner Claire Loudon with her kitty cat Busby wearing the prize dress. To make sure you are eligible for our next FREE DRESS GIVEAWAY subscribe now at the link below......... 017, 20 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +1200 MARCH 2015 FREE DRESS GIVEAWAY WINNER ANNOUNCED Here is our MARCH GIVEAWAY WINNER Joanne Redgwell wearing her dress. I love the picture she sent me. The shoes were just right. I am giving CHERRY BISHOP dresses away at the rate of one every month now so there has to be a winner once a month. Subscribe now and be in to win! 017, 20 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +1200 August 1st 2015 Prizewinner Maureen Green was our August 1st 2015 prizewinner and sent me this lovely picture of her wearing her new red cotton gore dress dress. She already had one in a different print so when she did not need a skull and crossbones sweater I sent her another gore dress instead.She looks like something out of a 1950's painting in this very becoming photograph. The latest FREE DRESS PRIZE will be awarded to a lucky customer December 1st this year 2015. To be eligible you must be a subscribed customer. 042, 14 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +1300 December 24th 2014 Prizewinner Just to let you know I do make good on my 3 X a year promise to give away a free dress....our December prizewinner last year was Fiona Beck who was in holidaying in Tonga when she received her prize. Because of volcanic activity there she could not make it home to NZ to photograph herself wearing her dress. She did however manage to send me this very charming picture of her niece wearing the dress. 005, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 CHERRY BISHOP STORE CLOSES NOW EXCLUSIVELY ONLINE Last Day November 31st 2014 To those of you wondering what has happened to the store you should know the Cherry Bishop store has closed permanently and we have now become exclusively online. Please don't be defeated by the lack of ability to try the dresses on.When you buy online you CAN EXCHANGE your purchase for a different size or maybe even a different dress if you need to.Best of all the lack of retail overheads means the prices are much much lower. 005, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +1300 August 1st 2014 Prizewinner Diane Hartley was our August 1st 2014 Prizewinner. Here she is wearing her new dress and just for good measure she bought another one as well. Well done Diane ! 033, 16 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 April 1st 2014 PRIZEWINNER is SHIRLEY LITTLE Please contact me Shirley to claim your prize ? Call 09 3681975 or E mail 016, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1200 Ponsonby Market Day March 15th 2014 THE AMAZING WORLD FAMOUS PONSONBY SUMMER MARKET DAY THIS SATURDAY MARCH 15TH DON'T MISS IT ! 011, 11 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1300 December 1st 2013 Prizewinner Our December 2013 Prizewinner is Callie Wrigley. Here she is pretty as a picture outside the store rocking her new Red Rita dress. She came to pick up her dress and bought another while she was at it (a Bardot). Then she went out to lunch at Prego to celebrate and show off her dress. Altogether the right attitude ! 003, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +1300 Rocking the frock /GOOD MAGAZINE/Selection Sept/Oct 2013 ROCKING THE FROCK. Cherry Bishop's classic frocks feature vintage-inspired shapes to suit all figures. The best part? Cheery summer prints and plenty of festive options-including this cute bow pattern. Helensville born Cherry studied fashion design in Sydney then New York,running a popular boutique in the east Village before moving home post September 11. Shop at or her Auckland store at 30 Jervois Rd. 047, 23 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +1300 August 1st 2013 Prizewinner Louisa Keely was our August 1st 2013 FREE DRESS prizewinner. Here she is in her dress which we hemmed 1 inch so that it was the perfect length. 032, 10 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Glory Days Webzine May 1st 2013 We were lucky enough to receive editorial in Glory Days Webzine for their "Landgirls editorial. Glory Days is a webzine specializing in vintage and vintage inspired clothing. 019, 10 May 2013 00:00:00 +1200 April 1st 2013 Prizewinner CONGRATULATIONS TO MEG RIVERA Meg is the winner of our competition for the gore spot dress drawn 1st April and pictured below .Here she is wearing her dress (she wore it out of the store). She was thrilled to receive her prize and it looked like it was made for her. 015, 11 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +1200 Dec 20th 2012 Prizewinner Kathryn O'Shaunessy was our December 20th 2012 prizewinner. It was her great misfortune to be the prizewinner immediately before I moved my store and so her FREE DRESS prize was very late in being delivered due to the mayhem of moving premises. Kathryn was a good sport though and agreed to take this lovely picture for us of herself wearing her dress. Doesn't she look a treat with her matching pink card? Kathryn orders all her Cherry Bishop dresses online from Wellington. 015, 9 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +1200 FREE LIVE AND LET DYE HAIR PIN UP DAY AT CHERRY BISHOP Saturday the 16th March 2013 was Ponsonby market day and also the day LIVE AND LET DYE hair had a FREE PI UP DAY at the new location CHERRY BISHOP store. Quite a number attended,and left feeling more retro pretty ready for a night out........... 013, 26 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +1300 PRIDE PARADE PARTY AT CHERRY BISHOP As my subscribers know this Saturday 16th February we had a small party at my store to celibrate our new store location at 30 Jervois Rd . The real draw though was the PRIDE PARADE which finished at three lamps around 5:00PM. If you happen to enjoy taking photographs of fashion,movement and colour this event was pretty much the thrill of a lifetime. 008, 18 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +1300 NEW STORE LOCATION AT 30 JERVOIS RD After 2 weeks of sanding spackling and painting we are finally open at 30 Jervois Rd. the store is a work in progress but I am really enjoying all the lovely things Jervois Rd has to offer in the way of the proximity of cafes stores and general friendliness. Remember to subscribe (SUBSCRIBE WIN A FREE DRESS)to the data base so as to receive an invite to our opening party..........and look forward to meeting new customers and seeing the old ones soon at our pretty new location........... 004, 25 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +1300 Dec 20th 2012 Prizewinner Chosen COMPETITION WINNER CHOSEN Kathryn OShaunessy. is this months subscriber dress giveaway winner. Please contact me to claim your dress at or call 09 368 1975. Pictured here is our next giveaway prize the .......Edie lawn dress (Pale Blue) 051, 19 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +1300 CHERRY BISHOP STORE MOVES TO 30 JERVOIS RD Yes it's true. We are closing the 500 K Rd store and moving to Jervois Rd.. the last day we are open on K Rd is 24th December 2012. Meanwhile we have bargains galore during our big closing sale.Sophia dresses at $199 instead of the usual $339 and jewelery at the throw out price of $49 so get over here and make the most of it plus put your name on the mailing list so you can come to the big opening party and show at Jervois Rd early next year. THIS SALE IS NOT ON OUR WEBSITE. STORE ONLY. 050, 13 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +1300 Penny Ashton wears Cherry Bishop on North and South FridayPenny Ashton Episode 8 - Paul Hargreaves In this episode, Penny Ashton travels to Nelson to meet Paul Hargreaves. Once a high flying ad-man inLondon, Paul moved to Nelson for a change of pace and to focus on his passion for toy collecting. Paul now runs Toy Toy, his very own toy museum. Toy Toy is a small space crammed with nostalgic trea... 047, 19 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +1300 Penny Ashton wears Cherry Bishop on the "Good Morning Show". Imagine my delight when while perched on my exercise bike this morning I saw Penny Ashton on the "Good morning" show wearing my blue velvet peasant dress. She looked great in it too! Heres the dress just incase anyone is sufficiently inspired by Pennys elegant example.......... 044, 31 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +1300 Sandy Bailey August 1st Competition Winner Chosen This month Jess Roda was our Free dress Competition Winner. However when she phoned me to claim her prize and told me she was not resident in New Zealand, so the next most recent subscriber to our data base was Sandy Bailey who dropped by to pick up her dress today. Here she is wearing her new dress. Since we have recently become facebook savvy we have also amalgamated the data base and facebook Free dress competition to be one and the same. The next prizewinner will be chosen Dec 20th 2012 035, 1 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +1200 Free Rockabilly Up-do's day at Cherry Bishop 27th September 2012 We decided to invite our data base subscribers along to get free rockabilly up-do's from the "Live and Let Dye" hair team. It was a real cool girls day. Everyone that came went home with rockabilly ringlets and pincurls and got to "Cherry Pick" the $99 sale rack while they were waiting around to have their turn at having their hair done. 035, 27 Aug 2012 00:00:00 +1200 Verve Magazine July 2012 / FIFTIES APPEAL FIFTIES APPEAL Fashion is witnessing a strong return to femininity,which is why fans of Cherry Bishop's travel far and wide to get hold of her dresses. The English woman dress (pictured) is a perfect example. It's cinched in waist and full skirt are testament to the 50's,yet the modern geisha and crane print brings it seamlessly into 2012 $298 031, 30 Jul 2012 00:00:00 +1200 May 1st Competition Winner chosen Kate Colman was the winner of the May 31st giveaway peasant dress. Kate was naughty and didn't read her last BLOG from me though and so didn't know she had won. Then I left for a six week holiday the dress still un awarded. Finally though I got back,got organized and gave Kate a call so she could come in and pick up her dress. The next giveaway dress will be a brocade sheath dress and the winner is chosen August 1st. Meanwhile here she is in her peasant dress.......... 026, 30 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +1200 LIVE AND LET DYE SHOW 21 MARCH 2012 Rock along to Auckland only Rock 'n' Roll and Vintage Hair Salon for a night with the girls. Runway show with Vintage Dresses by Cherry Bishop... Vintage & Pin-Up Hair Demo by Sarah Thomas from Live & Let Dye. Makeup by Celeste Strewe Nail Artist Penny from Monaco Nail Artists.............................................. 011, 13 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +1300 Ponsonby News December 2011 Cherry Bishop Street Show is seen in the "Out and About " section of the Ponsonby news. Reads Models walked through Karangahape Roads Cherry Bishop Store and onto the street. Cherry says the crowd Attended,imbibed,applauded and made a head start on Summer dress shopping in the store afterwards. 050, 10 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +1300 Viva Magazine November 9th 2011 Viva Magazine writes about Summer Prints in fruit themes and includes Cherry Bishop Black Apple dress in 100% cotton ($286) Wednesday 9th Novemberber 2011 047, 17 Nov 2011 00:00:00 +1300 November 1st Competition Winner Chosen WINNER of the November 1st Dress giveaway Fiona McKinney dropped by last week to pick up her prize on the way to a swing class. She liked the dress so much she decided to wear it to the Swing class . Here she is practicing a twirl for my camera....... While I was making this news section I realized that I had given away this dress one month early. It should have gone out December 1st as initially promised. Oh Well ! Thems the brakes,,,it's always good to see happy customers. 047, 16 Nov 2011 00:00:00 +1300 SNAPSTAR Shots of the Cherry Bishop Spring/Summer Street Show Find out if you were amoung the crowd shot by snapstar at the Cherry Bishop Spring/Summer Street show. Click the link below to see SNAPSTAR photos taken on the day. 047, 15 Nov 2011 00:00:00 +1300 CHERRY BISHOP SPRING/SUMMER 2012 STREET SHOW DATE AND TIME Friday 6:00PM October 28th 2011 we had our Spring/Summer Show on the street. Models from Clyne model management walked through the store and onto the street and between the audience to a background sound of Peaches,the White Stripes and the Flying Lizards. A reasonable crowd attended,imbibed,applauded and made a head start on Summer dress shopping in the store afterwards. If you want to come to the next show then you should go to our "Subscribe" page now and enter your details 045, 2 Nov 2011 00:00:00 +1300 August 1st Competition Winner Chosen Our August 1st competition winner was chosen and notified via our newsletter as per usual. The winner was Kathryn Van Beek who already has a sizeable collection of mostly cotton print Cherry Bishop dresses. Here is Kathryn wearing her latest addition Sophia dress. Congratulations Kathryn. The next Cherry Bishop competition winner will be chosen on December 1st 2011. 033, 9 Aug 2011 00:00:00 +1200 April 1st Competition Winner chosen As promised our April 1st competition winner was chosen and notified via our newsletter. The happy winner was Michele Milsom who arrived to pick up a "Blue Rose Dress" in her size on April 4th. See pictures of Michele here wearing her dress to good effect. Congratulations Michele. The next Cherry Bishop competition winner will be chosen on August 1st 2011. The next competition is for a red rose Sophia dress valued at NZ$339.00. Good luck to all those currently on our mailing list who are ..... 016, 11 Apr 2011 00:00:00 +1200 Heritage Handcrafts in K Road Heritage handcrafts in KRoad 'Heritage Homecraft Skills' evening at Cherry Bishop store NZ Fashion Festival Week Amidst the pretty floral dresses on the racks at Cherry Bishop on Karangahape Road, I learned how to zigzag stitch a hem. Being around creative designer experts and industry legends Doris Du Pont; who was the speaker and Cherry Bishop, who was hosting the event, could have been quite daunting but they were relaxed, friendly and happy to share their fashion knowledge and exp 014, 28 Mar 2011 00:00:00 +1300 HEAVEN SCENT New Zealand Herald Canvas Magazine September 4th 2010 Cherry Bishop cotton sundress with "heather" print ($298) Monday 20 September 2010 039, 21 Sep 2010 00:00:00 +1200 Cherry Bishop / Made from New Zealand Recent refugee from the East Village of New York where she owned and operated a store where the likes of Courtney Love, Julia Roberts and Ann Magnuson were customers. Where better for CHERRY BISHOP to set up a new namesake fashion shop for women and girls than 500 Karangahape Road in the former location of that legendary and notorious den of iniquity "The Pink Pussy Cat". In a new fashion incarnation the feline soul of the pussycat lives on...and after three years of successful retail we are 039, 20 Sep 2010 00:00:00 +1200 Shopping with Cherry In the fast and furious world of New York fashion, Cherry Bishop's line will not starve you our your bank account. With her quality patterns and New Zealand sheep sense, Cherry is a treat to be discovered. by Laura Rohrman October.27th.2001 "New Yorkers will still shop," insists local store owner Cherry Bishop. Despite everything you hear on the news, October is still a busy month for shopping in New York City, and it's no different at Cher 008, 19 Feb 2010 00:00:00 +1300 Fashion Central -The East Village NEW YORKERS & CO.; Fashion Central, The East Village By SAM LUBELL Published: September 03, 2000 SIGN IN TO E-MAIL PRINT Seventh Street in the East Village is becoming a fashion center, with boutiques opening regularly. One new addition is Cherry Bishop, opened in June by the New Zealand-born designer of the same name. She opened her first store, Halo, in the East Village in 1991. The new location is at 117-119 East Seventh, near First Avenue. Colors like spice red, cranberry and plum 008, 22 Feb 1997 00:00:00 +1300 Positively 7th Street by Sandra Jamison Still doing holiday shopping but want an alternative to stepping into mall madness and tackling commercial clutter? Consider a trip to Manhattan's downtown. New York's East Village has a history of anarchy, counterculture and edginess. In keeping with the neighborhood tradition of rebellion, a group of nine entrepreneurs recently formed the Designers of the East Village Association or, simply, DEVA. By making up their own shopping universe, these stars of style are determined to impede the encr 008, 22 Feb 1995 00:00:00 +1300