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About The Shelter by Taylor. Our intention. To create a place where stories are uncovered. Where we dare to disrupt our expectations. Where discerning objects resonate and connect. Where the world’s best designers incubate and bring to life creative ideas, both tactile and timelessly elegant. A sanctuary from the everyday; far from the mundane world of too-much predictability and too-little time. A place that is inspiringly close to the global designers, thinkers, and artisans who feel at home here. The Shelter Stores. Contemporary spaces of like-minded, design-led brands, The Shelter stores offer a relaxed artistic experience for the discerning shopper. It is an experience unbound by convention, offering exceptional and discerning objects that transcend time, fashion, places and life stages. The Shelter is the New Zealand home to leading artisanal brands like Rick Owens - DRKSHDW, Issey Miyake, Uma Wang, Daniele Basta, set amongst leading NZ creatives like Lela Jacobs, Jimmy D, Symetria, taylor and more. The Shelter stores are curated lifestyle destinations designed to explore, inspire, and share. Step inside our spaces are constantly evolving and allowing each new brand or to determine our next direction. we have created space in our stores so you can slow down, consider and take things at your own pace. The Shelter Ponsonby. The Shelter Dunedin. The Shelter is a contemporary designer space that celebrates leading international designers and curated emerging designers. We are committed to the sustainability of the New Zealand fashion industry by supporting emerging designers to succeed amidst their peers, mentors and heroes. Welcome to The Shelter. Make it your own.