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About Us


Designer Collections, classic styles,  casual wear, essential clothing for everyday.

From inception in 1992, Zebrano has focused and delivered exceptional fashion from New Zealand and Australia’s top designers, focusing on sizes 14+.

Driven by Jenny Smith, Zebrano has been proactive in changing the face of and attitudes towards design in larger sizes.  Jenny has pushed boundaries and been responsible for encouraging many ‘main stream’ designers to extend their size range, making top designs available to all.  Jenny and the Zebrano team have developed a wealth of knowledge regarding fabric type, style, cut and details that work (or do not work) when translating a design to a larger size.  Designers refer to Jenny and Zebrano as the oracle of plus size fashion.

Who designs Zebrano clothes

Styles are designed by New Zealand and Australian fashion designers who present their collections to Zebrano each season.  Jenny & our store managers all view the collections and together, select the styles that are the best from each range.  From within that selection each manager orders styles to meet the needs & style of their customers, meaning you’ll find styles available in one Zebrano store but not others.  It’s a very personalised and customer focused approach to style selection.

A boutique for the internet age

There are no big warehouses stocked with fashion and robots picking and packing stock.  In fact, all internet orders are collated by our in-store teams.   So however you choose to shop with us, be it in store, by phone, email or online, you and your order receive the same care, attention and expertise.

Zebrano has a boutique approach to fashion, with a great range from great designers, but very limited quantities in each style.  In some styles we may only have one of a particular size and colour combination.  If on occasion we can’t supply an item because it was recently sold, we will do everything we can to find another great item to meet your needs.

Where to find us

Zebrano has six stores throughout New Zealand and our head office team is located adjacent to our Lower Hutt store in Wellington.  Our online store delivers primarily to New Zealand and Australia, but we can send to almost anywhere.