Red leather dress with pintucks

Nita Henry took the New Zealand fashion scene by storm in the 1980s with her detailed leatherwear ranges. The Christchurch-based designer was making and selling leather garments under her own name into shops throughout New Zealand and Australia by the age of 21. 

Details

Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Hilaire Field
Designer: Nita Henry
Manufacturing location: Christchurch
Garment type: Dress
Material: Leather
Colour: Red
Label: Nita Henry
Date: 1987