Silk & guipure lace dress with matching hat

This silk and guipure lace dress appeared in the summer 1963 issue of New Zealand Vogue. Designed by Bruce Papas for Milne & Choyce department store, the photo by Michael Gillies was part of an article called 'Five leaders of New Zealand Couture'. 

The dress is described as a "pure silk dress for cocktails or race wear, with oblique tiers of guipure lace". 

Details

Photographer: Michael Gillies
Model Anne McClurg
Credit: Photo from Vogue New Zealand, summer 1963
Copyright: Image © The Condé Nast Publications Ltd
Designer: Bruce Papas
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Dress, hat
Material: Silk, guipure lace
Colour: White
Label: Bruce Papos for Milne & Choyce
Date: 1963