Trish Peng is a marriage costume designer, and the inventive director of her eponymous firm.

Since founding the corporate in 2014, Peng has created custom-made bridal put on, and a group of clothes obtainable in her flagship Auckland retailer.

She will presently be noticed on the small display screen, in TVNZ+’s BossBabes, the place she helps discover the proper wedding ceremony costume for enterprise proprietor Edna Swart.

Listed below are her favourite issues.

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TV present

It is going to at all times be Buddies! I feel I’ve seen each episode greater than 10 occasions. Such an incredible present to have within the background once I’m cooking, working – nonetheless makes me chuckle.


My mum’s kitchen – actually all of the Taiwanese genuine dishes she makes. My favourite dish of all time could be her beef noodle soup.

Trish Peng is the director and founder of Trish Peng Bridal in Auckland.

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Trish Peng is the director and founding father of Trish Peng Bridal in Auckland.


I actually could not choose one. And if you happen to take a look at my playlists, they encompass the whole lot from the 60s via to now, often something catchy! I am additionally horrible at lyrics… This is me pondering Elton John is singing about Tony Danza however actually, it is a couple of “Tiny Dancer”.

E book

Dior catwalk. It’s so inspirational even to at the present time. Introducing “The New Look” has nonetheless influenced wedding ceremony clothes to at the present time, with the cinched in waist and full skirt. Piece of artwork

The summary portray I did for our front room. I like pops of color, so having a house filled with neutrals makes the paintings actually stand out.


Narciso Rodriguez for her – Fleur EDP.

Some of Trish Peng's favorite things.


A few of Trish Peng’s favourite issues.

Merchandise of clothes

My new AJE floral summer season costume, which is ideal for summer season occasions – together with weddings.

Factor to purchase on the grocery store

For the time being my fridge is at all times stocked with La Croix glowing water in nearly each flavour.


Ladies That Make investments. I met Simran Kaur, one of many founders, on the final Ladies In Enterprise occasion and she or he was so inspiring. Younger and pushed with the purpose to show individuals about investing.


I’ve fairly a couple of and they’re all romcoms – Love Really, Notting Hill… and The Wedding ceremony Planner.

Peng's favorite movie?  They are all rom-coms.

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Peng’s favourite film? They’re all rom-coms.


Los Angeles! I lived there for 3 years pre-Covid. It is a spot filled with nice meals and power. And it’s much like Auckland as you might have the town, seashore and mountains so shut.

Weekend ritual

Spending high quality time with my household. I work six days per week so Sundays are for downtime. One of the best factor is switching off and watching films on the sofa.

particular person

My accomplice Tim and my two canine Stella and Ollie – they’re my world.

Favourite job

It must be beginning my very own enterprise and discovering my area of interest within the wedding ceremony trade. Designing wedding ceremony clothes for brides is so rewarding as I am surrounded by such pleased individuals celebrating one of many greatest days of their life.

What is a wedding dress designer’s favorite rom-com?


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