Support Us

Help make fashion history

The New Zealand Fashion Museum is a Charitable Trust. We rely on the generosity of our supporters to record and share our fashion heritage for future generations. Support us!

Your support will help us to expand our online archive of New Zealand fashion history by helping us to record our garments and stories. 

Become a Foundation Supporter

The New Zealand Fashion Museum would like to thank our foundation supporters for their very generous support. Email Doris de Pont to discuss how you can be involved.

Brocade patrons (from $7000): Anne Coney, Michael and Diane Fisher, Cecilie Geary

Jacquard supporter (from $3000): Miriam van Wezel and Peter Bossley

Tulle supporters (from $1500): Across the Board, Robyn and Bill Hall, The Carpenter's Daughter, Greg Whitecliffe Memorial Trust, Julie Rowe, Jane Malthus

Foundation fans ($500): Trish Bartleet, Linda Tyler, Nicola Guiness and Helen Holmes, Margot Acland, Ponsonby News, Barbara Darragh, Glen Wilkin-Holland, Karen Ross, Karen Walker, Kim Smith, Margot O'Meara, Mary Donald, Paul Chaplin and Andrew Sains, Shane Foley, Stephanie Tattersfield, Suzanne Ritchie-Paul, Tasha Smith, Trelise Cooper, Turet Knuefermann, Ute Elke Schneider, Catherine McMahon, Ginnie Denny, MAX Foundation, Beth Ellery, Teresa Hodges, Elisabeth and Neville Findlay, Rachael Churchward and Grant Fell, Charlotte Ryan, Julia Cahill, Donna Tulloch (Mild-Red), Scarlett Bradfield and Linda Chapman, Victoria Silwood, Lisa Reihana, Ken and Mary Mitchell, Queenies Lunchroom, Horrockses Design, Salmond Reed, Cybèle, Anita Singh, Frances Chan, Catherine L'Estrange, Fashion Personnel, Barbara and Lucy Holloway, Jane Wild, Philip Clarke, NZ Fashion Tech, Barbara Brinsley, Costume and Textile Association

Sponsor a Frock

Be a part of our mission to capture our New Zealand fashion history. Help us develop the New Zealand Fashion Museum’s online collection with our great initiative 'Sponsor a Frock'. For just $65 you can sponsor a new collection item (or give it as a gift for that hard-to-buy-for fashionista friend) which will be proudly displayed as a 'Sponsored Frock' page. It’s a marvellously meaningful way to add to our online collection.

Our Sponsored Frocks

Hayley Smith

Corncob day dress

Megan Blenkarne

Rose print dress

Sue Clark

Hand-knitted jersey with flared sleeves

Terry Corr

Gold floral dress with sweetheart neckline

Ruth Shepherd

Flocked nylon dress with dainty floral print

Tara O'Brien

Cocktail dress with lace bodice

Anna de Pont

House & children jacket

Sarah Thomson

Strapless dress with waist yoke

Shelly Bezzant

Evening gown & cape with plissé pleats

Sonia Jennings

Rose wrap dress with a wide collar

Karen Ross

Night flowers of the Pacific evening dress

Karangahape Road Business Association

Suffragette dress & hand-beaded neck piece

Ruth Shepherd

Black & fawn satin evening gown

Frances Bennington

Screen-printed Flock frock

Hilary Young

Dress with overskirt split at side waist

Hilary Young

Tie back apron dress

Hilary Young

Taffeta dress with stand up collar

Catherine Perry

Wedding dress with layered ruffle sleeves

Stephanie Tattersfield

Red silk dress with decorative buttons

Barbara Holloway

3D printed collar

Lesley Dallaway

Pleated dress with handmade rose

Kelly Dix

Long green dress with butterfly sleeves

Karangahape Road Business Association

Perception long kimono & dress

Karangahape Road Business Association

Hoodie & two skirts

Irene Sparks

Black velvet fishtail gown

Ruth Shepherd

Floral chiffon evening gown