Cotton corduroy suit with full skirt

The soft shoulder line, nipped-in waist and full skirt is reminiscent of the Dior New Look style 
of 1947. Originally from the estate of Mrs H Maxwell Smith. Read more about Gus Fisher and the El Jay label in the New Zealand Fashion Museum publication Looking Terrific: The story of El Jay.

Details

Credit: Otago Museum, Dunedin
Maker: El Jay (Gus Fisher)
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Women's suit
Material: Cotton corduroy
Features: Use of whale cord
Label: Christian Dior Prêt-à-porter by El Jay
Date: Circa 1979