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William K Fitzgerald | Designer

Panellist for future of fashion design panel

William Fitzgerald is a multi disciplinary artist based in Tāmaki Makaurau, exploring their passion for design, fashion and sustainability at Whitecliffe College.

William has performed around the world to critical acclaim with: The Royal New Zealand Ballet, Ballet Collective Aotearoa,  Primarily dance and LoCo Arts. He has appeared in a number of films, performed on runways and has designed costumes in New Zealand, Australia and America.

In 2023 William won the Viva Editorial award at Mindful Fashion NZ’s Circular Design Awards, for their work “Cockroach Jacket and pant.” The work utilised Textile Products RETEX fabric to create a 100% circular, infinitely recyclable, garment.