On Now & Upcoming Exhibitions

Coming soon

Moana Currents: Dressing Aotearoa Now

On now

A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019

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Fleur Young

T G Southwell

Kathryn Wilson

Urban Jungle

Garment of the week

Bowler With Ribbon & Diamante Trim

This photograph of Fleur Young modelling a hat by Plummer & Co appeared in an article in The Mirror in 1960. The article described the upcoming hats for winter as "a glamourised version of what your husband wears with uncompromising severity". The photos were taken by Ted Mahieu.


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.