Story: Fashion and textile design

Orlando Bloom wearing a Huffer T-shirt, 2003

Orlando Bloom wearing a Huffer T-shirt, 2003

In 2003 film star Orlando Bloom wore a Huffer T-shirt to the premier of The return of the king, the final instalment in the Lord of the rings film trilogy. This was brilliant publicity for the New Zealand streetwear label, and was credited by some with kicking off a trend towards New Zealand iconography on T-shirts. 

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Fashion and textile design - Going global, 1990s and 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 June 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 22 Oct 2014