Black & white houndstooth business jacket

This jacket was one of Mary's first serious wardrobe pieces. "It was on trend, high quality and a joy to wear." Read more about Gus Fisher and the El Jay label in the New Zealand Fashion Museum publication Looking Terrific: The story of El Jay.


Credit: Mary Rutherford
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Business jacket
Material: Wool with polyester lining
Features: Black and white small houndstooth pattern, mid-thigh length
Colour: Black, white
Purchase location: El Jay boutique in Auckland
Label: Christian Dior Prêt-à-porter by El Jay
Date: 1980s