Green fashion watch – Does my hypocrisy look big in this?

Following the great interest in yesterday’s exclusive fashion story, and Metiria Turei spending many thousands of dollars on a wardrobe makeover, it’s time for an update.

Yesterday the Queen of the Catwalk (and former champion of the poor) decided to ditch the four thousand dollar blue jacket to go for the nice four thousand dollar tan number.


Very nice, I think you’ll agree.  

Nearly as nice as the other jackets Ms Turei is modelling on her Twitter page.

Lovely. And if I’m not mistaken they are also from Metiria’s favourite designer, the extremely expensive Adrienne Winkelmann

And not much change from $10,000 – $15,000 for that little lot.

I’m sure it’s worth it though, and the – how can I put this – frumpier and hairier Green caucus and party members (no names!) are sure to be in favour of this cash going towards designer clothes instead of starving children.

When you’re fabulous (darling!) the poor can get fucked!

Mwah Mwah.


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  • Joe Bloggs

    like lipstick on a pig …

    evidently there are as many rich pricks in the Opposition as there are on government benches

  • sandynobb

    Hippo leisure suit.

    • Lion_ess


  • unsol

    If you are on good money you should be entitled to spend it…..but only if you we’re in a real job & not feeding off the taxpayer’s tit.

    The real hypocrisy isn’t just in the cost of the jacket vs the fact that we bought it, but also in terms of what it is made out of & where/how the primary resources to make it (& her shoes, jewelry etc) were sourced from

    • Cadwallader

      This weirdo has been well fed off the taxpayer tit.

    • Mediaan

      Winkelmann is a NZ designer but her clothes seem to be sewn in Korea.

      • unsol

        Where they are made is not really as important as how they are made in terms of products used etc. The Greens after all, are meant to be be standing for all things sustainable.

  • More of the “do as we say, not as we do” mentality…

  • grumpy

    Shearer invests his money in speculative $US currency accounts. Turia invests her’s in designer clothing……..

    • Dave

      And, no doubt she will try and claim it as a tax deduction, Workplace clothing for health and safety – Hi Vis jackets & Wide load markers, Safety high heels?

  • Phil

    Mutton dressed as mutton

    • maninblack

      pig dressed as mutton maybe?

  • In Vino Veritas

    At least part of it is now coloured the same as a hessian sack. At lease Hughes in the background is sticking to the Greens knitting, he uses a bowl to cut his hair by the looks of it.

  • ConwayCaptain

    JoJo looks like a little doormouse sitting behind her. As for the Denizen of the Koru Club he looks frumpy in suit.
    One wonders how much energy was used to make a suit like hers.

    • tarkwin

      In this case being deaf would be considered a bonus.

  • tarkwin

    She must be going to a bad taste party later.

  • BJ

    Looking back on what she used to wear, I’m sure this new dress code has arisen from PR advise. If the Greens are to appeal to corporate NZ they can’t all be dressed in muslim, self-woven, self-sewn sacks.

    • BigDes

      Hahahaa, just lost my lunch. “Greens are to appeal to corporate NZ”. That’s classic, nice one.

  • Phar Lap

    Boy she is ugly face, and top dungarees.She really is a woman, with a man’s face.

    • Phar Lap

      There is a guy on Seven Sharp TVNZs dilemma who has modeled himself on her,even has a hair tint. like her Surely they must be related.Both of them would be good candidates for the movie” IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE”

      • Chris Fleming

        Or “The Blob”

  • cows4me

    Looks like a shooting jacket, hope security checked she was only carrying steel shot.

  • Troy

    Turei has always been an hypocritical bitch of the highest order so its no surprise that her wardrobe reflects why she is a politician (attempted). As a regular hippo feeding out of the trough she is unfortunately likely to be around for a long time as a result of the stupidity of those citizens that continue to party vote green.

  • Chris Fleming

    Looks like a throw back to the Eighties NZ Cricket Uniform

  • GregM

    She does look quite stylish though ( and no I don’t have the Raj for her ) and at least she makes an effort. Some of them look like they have slept under a hedge.

  • Red

    Image here you’ll all love, stolen from Whaleoil ages back (Before copyright laws, ahem)

  • out2lunch

    If there is one way to make something go out of fashion or plummet in value, it is for a member of the green party to adorn themselves with it.

  • williamabong

    You can wrap a turd in a fur coat, but it’s still a turd.

  • Dumrse

    How long before we see something a second time….

  • steakandveg

    Do as I say and not as I do, Nobody voted for this women and her ugly suit she is there by the grace of a good marketing team selling an a unachievable ideal.

  • Mishi

    When you say $10-15K did you mean that is what they paid her to wear that get-up! The light tan and dark tan is especially effing horrible.

  • Mishi

    Tsk Tsk you had to pick the worst of the lot as the main piccy! The pink one makes her look like the evil bitch in Harry Potter