Sports jacket & flared pants

This sports jacket, shirt and flared trousers were worn by Geoffrey Bailey in the 1970s. At this time, Sargood, Son & Ewen Ltd held a licence to make the Australian label, Bisley shirts, in New Zealand. Read more about 1970s fashion in the New Zealand Fashion Museum publication The Age of Aquarius: A 70s Revolution in Fashion. 

Details

Credit: Jacket and pants courtesy of Geoffrey Bailey, shirt courtesy of Eloise Watts
Designer: Unknown
Manufacturing location: Wellington (jacket), Auckland (shirt and pants)
Garment type: Jacket, shirt, pants
Material: Intarsia knit fabric (jacket), crimplene (shirt), polyester (pants)
Features: Jacket style is loose fitted and inspired by fashionable safari suit styling with large external pockets
Colour: Brown, cream, earthy colours
Purchase location: Auckland
Label: Vance Vivian (jacket), Bisley (shirt), John Webster (pants)
Date: Early 1970s