Printed day dress with tie waist

This dress was bought in Auckland. It is a size 14 because the owner had put some weight on at that time. The knit fabric and elastic waist make this a very flexible fit dress.

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: Judy Malone, Wellington
Maker: El Jay (Gus Fisher)
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Day dress
Material: Printed polyester knit
Features: The chain stitch belt loops are made by hand
Purchase location: Auckland
Label: El Jay
Date: Circa 1981