Pleated skirt & blouse with belt

This ensemble was featured in More magazine in 1986. Heather Rich wore it fully accessorised. She has kept it with the original accessories – even the shoulder pads that were removed when the skirt was shortened and the look updated!

Read more about Gus Fisher and the El Jay label in the New Zealand Fashion Museum publication Looking Terrific: The story of El Jay.

Details

Credit: Heather Rich, Christchurch
Maker: El Jay
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Skirt and blouse with belt
Material: Polyester
Features: The skirt is pleated to follow the printed stripes
Label: Christian Dior Prêt-à-porter by El Jay
Date: 1986