One-shouldered dress in abstract print

This 1970s dress belonged to Anita Arlov. Her mother worked in some of Christchurch’s top fashion boutiques and department stores, including House of Raymonde where this dress was designed. Read more about 1970s fashion in the New Zealand Fashion Museum publication The Age of Aquarius: A 70s Revolution in FashionListen to an interview with Anita Arlov talking about fashion in 1970s Christchurch.  

Details

Credit: Loan courtesy of Anita Arlov
Manufacturing location: Kingsford Smith St, Kilbirnie, Wellington and Tuam St, Christchurch
Garment type: Dress
Material: Jersey knit
Features: This dress was worn with a feather boa
Colour: Reddish brown on a white ground
Purchase location: Christchurch
Label: House of Raymonde
Date: Circa 1975