Garment of the week
Barbara Lee launched her fashion label and retail outlet, Granny’s Boutique in 1968. Her friend, Euan Sarginson, had just returned from London and his photographs of her designs reflect the exciting and controversial new trends that were revolutionising youth fashion at the time. This bright green minidress is modelled by Maysie Bestall-Cohen.
We’re not your typical museum.
With no fixed abode other than this website, the New Zealand Fashion Museum is for anyone with a love of fashion, heritage, innovation and creativity. It is a museum dedicated to the curation of New Zealand’s rich fashion past, making it relevant for the present and future.