Pant & cutaway shoulder top

The label Elle was established in Hamilton by Wendy Ganley in the mid-1960s. Her designs found ready consumers among her friends and peers, including Kathie Figgins who grew up on a sheep farm in the Waikato. Read more about 1970s fashion in the New Zealand Fashion Museum publication The Age of Aquarius: A 70s Revolution in Fashion. 

Details

Credit: Loan courtesy of Kathie Figgins
Designer: Wendy Ganley
Manufacturing location: Hamilton
Garment type: Top & pants set
Material: Silk with black flock
Features: Made to measure from fabric purchased in India by the client.
Colour: Black, gold
Exhibition: The Age of Aquarius: A 70s Revolution in Fashion
Label: Unlabelled Elle
Date: 1970s