by Patricia Howitt
American Apparel T-shirts are made with 100% fine jersey cotton combed for softness and comfort. (Athletic Grey and Athletic Blue contain 50% polyester / 25% cotton / 25% rayon)
Today the koru, usually in a stylized form, features widely in new Zealand iconography. It stands for new beginnings, growth, and power.
This design began as a detailed drawing of the unfolding fern frond as seen through a botanical magnifying lens. From there it developed into a variety of forms and color combinations. Massed together, these are 'Koru Mania'. Koru, spiral, symbol, fern, frond, unfolding, plant, new zealand, aotearoa.