Black cocktail dress with sheer bodice

After Josephine Brodie won a top modelling competition, she received a phone call from Gus Fisher of El Jay. She was to go to Auckland and model for his client showings. Gus became a lifelong mentor. "Gus was the most wonderful fun – a fabulous person and fanatical about detail. He had a perfect eye. When you modelled you would live that garment – you took on the personality of that garment." 

Details

Copyright: Image © Josephine Brodie
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Cocktail dress
Colour: Black
Label: El Jay
Date: 1962