Black silk jacket & bowler hat

This Vogue New Zealand photo by Michael Gillies was part of an editorial titled 'Our Choice of Dior Copies'. The story promoted Christian Dior designs reproduced by El Jay and made "stitch-for-stitch, button-for-button" from the originals. The jacket was part of a three-piece suit priced at 51 guineas. The black and white bowler cost about £5 10s. The suit is modelled by Anne McClurg.


Photographer: Michael Gillies
Model Anne McClurg
Credit: Photo from Vogue New Zealand, spring 1963
Copyright: Image © The Condé Nast Publications Ltd
Garment type: Jacket (part of a suit), hat
Material: Wild silk (jacket)
Colour: Black (jacket), black and white (hat)
Label: Christian Dior by El Jay (jacket), Plummer (hat)
Date: 1963