Shepherdess smock & pinafore

This two-dress garment was designed by Isabel Haworth. She opened her Swanson Street boutique, Hadny 5, in 1964. Robin Whitworth wore the garment to work. "It was the era of the peasant look, and I wore quite a few full-length skirts and flowing dresses."

Details

Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Robin Whitworth
Designer: Isabel Haworth
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Petticoat smock, pinafore
Material: Cotton
Features: The ankle length under-dress has a frill at the bottom and features cotton lace insets and edging.
Colour: Unbleached calico (smock), pale pink floral pattern (pinafore)
Label: Hadny 5
Date: Early to mid 1970s