One-shouldered dress in abstract print

This Raymonde dress belongs to Anita Arlov. Her mother worked in some of Christchurch’s top fashion boutiques and department stores, including La Ronde which owned by the makers of this dress, The House of Raymonde. 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
Designer: Marcus Cohen
Maker: The House of Raymonde
Manufacturing location: Kingsford Smith Street, Wellington or Tuam Street, 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: La Ronde, Christchurch
Label: Raymonde
Date: Circa 1975