Summer Sale 2017

Summer Sale is going strong now that the summer has actually arrived!  There is a good selection from swimsuits and casual gear to wedding outfits.  Do come and check it out. Read More

Happy 20th Birthday Gaby’s

Twenty years ago this weekend in 1997 I bought the business Gaby’s after a quick visit one evening with real estate agent and landlord Bob Deans.  I thought I may last 5 years, and here it is now 20!  As I sat in a deck chair yesterday with a glass of wine I reflected on those years and all who have helped me survive.       First of all are my staff over those years.  Initially there was just Ngarie working with me and she was so helpful in those early times.  My long time friend Heather joined Gaby’s in 2002.  We Read More

Summer Sale

Summer Sale 2016 has started!  All summer stock in the shop (except accessories, swimwear, Rainbird jackets and some NYDJ jeans) is marked down.  Pop in and see for yourself – you’ll be pleased you did! Read More

2015/2016 Christmas/New Year Hours

Friday                    25 Dec               closed Saturday               26 Dec                closed Sunday                  27 Dec                closed Monday                28 Dec           9.30am – 3pm Tues – Thurs      29 – 31 Dec         9am – 5pm Friday                    1 Jan                  closed Saturday               2 Jan             9.30am – 3pm Sunday                  3 Jan                  closed Monday                4 Jan                 9am – 5pm From Tuesday 5 January normal hours resume Read More

Spring/Summer 2015

Roll on Summer!  It doesn’t feel it’s coming anytime soon – but it is only two weeks until the official beginning of spring.   And that means lots of new stock arriving at Gaby’s.  We’ve added new photos to a lot of our Labels pages and more will be added as we receive them from our suppliers.  You’ll be wondering what is new for Spring/Summer 2015.  Well, there will be lots of colour again this year, with everything from bright jewel colours through to naturals, some striking black & white combinations, geometric prints, and stripes and spots galore.  Pants are in every length Read More

ATC play ‘Rupert’ – a must see!

If you’re in need of a ‘pick-me-up’ night out it doesn’t get better than this!  David Williamson is Australia’s best known playwright and his play about Rupert Murdoch is well worth seeing.  It’s on at Q Theatre, Queen Street, Auckland until 19 July. From Auckland Theatre Company’s website – ‘The most powerful media magnate in modern history, Rupert Murdoch, takes a cabaret-style romp down memory lane to give us his cleverly crafted version of his life.  Watch as Rupert tap-dances his way to early success across the ditch, discos towards his big American breakthroughs, shares a fiery post-Falklands tango with Read More

‘Editing’ your Wardrobe

‘Editing’ is an odd term to use in conjunction with ‘wardrobe’ but that is exactly what we need to do at the beginning of each season.  We need to look at each individual component and see if it works for us.  If it does – leave it as is,  if it doesn’t – decide why, and either delete or alter. This is how I do it, and I hope that thinking critically about your own wardrobe in this way will help you. I always choose a day when I have the house to myself .  There is no way I Read More

Gaby’s New Website

Welcome to our new website.  It has been a while coming, partly because of a change of season during the preparation.   It is a work in progress – more photos and articles will be added.  Like the clothing industry and fashion in general, it will be in a state of constant change! I ask myself ‘why are we doing this?’  It seems a lot of time and expense is involved when we do not particularly want to get into online shopping.  To do that we would have to change our business operation drastically and carry a lot more stock of Read More