Cocktail suit with pearl & diamante trim
This suit has a lot of detail with a number of different design features at the collar, cuffs and on the back of the jacket. A tailored suit was considered sophisticated and appropriate attire to be worn to late afternoon and cocktail events. The faux pearl, black glass bead and diamante trim indicates this suit was intended for this sort of occasion.
Read more about Gus Fisher and the El Jay label in the New Zealand Fashion Museum publication Looking Terrific: The story of El Jay.