Dress with overskirt split at side waist

This dress was made by Society Fashions, an Auckland-based manufacturing firm established by Bill Hall and Maurice Mihotich in 1962. Maurice left Society a year later to establish his own label, Miss Deb. Bill, and his wife Robyn, continued to develop Society, later rebranding the company High Society. 

Details

Credit: Loan courtesy of Nicola Zaaiman
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Dress
Material: Cotton
Features: The dress has an overskirt that splits to reveal a green underskirt.
Colour: Cream, pistachio green
Label: Society
Date: Circa 1963