Long black velvet coat

Allison Winterbottom bought this black velvet coat from Fotheringay Boutique on Auckland's Karangahape Road in the 1970s. She liked to wear it as a coat or coat dress, she also styled it with hot pants and knee high black boots or with a maxi skirt and tuxedo waistcoat underneath.

Details

Credit: Courtesy of Allison Winterbottom
Designer: Unknown, possibly Walter Hart
Garment type: Coat
Material: Velvet
Colour: Black
Purchase location: Fotheringay Boutique
Label: Fotheringay
Date: 1970s