Coatdress with fall front closure
Chow Mein's designers Teresa and Gregory studied fashion at Wellington Polytechnic. They started out wholesaling and making to measure before opening a shop in Wellington. They later moved to Auckland where they sold their garments in Chloe and Kristins.
Garment loan courtesy of Liz Angelo
CC BY 4.0 International Licence
Teresa and Gregory
The dress has a self-lined fall front to allow it to be worn open or closed. The deep set sleeves have cuffs that button at the front rather than the back. The front has two vented kick pleats.