QEII ballgown with ruffles
The ballgown is from WORLD's 'Collection 33' - their Spring/Summer 2006-07 collection. The dress featured on the cover of the 2010 Te Papa Press book New Zealand Fashion Design by Angela Lassig.
Credit: Garment loan courtesy of WORLD
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Designer: Dame Denise L'Estrange-Corbet and Francis Hooper
Garment type: Ballgown
Features: Light weight boning threaded through the ruffles animates them into a swirling confection.
Exhibition: Walk the Walk: A history of fashion in the city, March 2017