Pale apricot empire evening gown

This evening gown was designed by Barry McDonnell who opened a shop on Symonds Street in Auckland in 1953. The gown was part of a fashion parade that toured the main centres of New Zealand in 1957. The parade was compered by Paddy Walkerwho is an experienced organiser of fashion shows.


Copyright: Image © New Zealand Woman's Weekly
Designer: Barry McDonnell
Garment type: Evening gown
Material: Organza-like terylene
Features: A soft scarf hangs from the draped overskirt of the evening gown.
Colour: Pale apricot
Label: Barry McDonnell
Date: 1957