Te Aria evening gown

This flowing evening gown, 'Te Aria', won the Style Pasifika Fashion Award in 2008. Designer Kiri Nathan said her garment was inspired by a photo of her grandparents, where her grandfather was wearing a Māori Battalion uniform. Her grandmother was a talented seamstress and Kiri made the gown on her Singer sewing machine. 

Details

Designer: Kiri Nathan
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Evening gown
Material: Organza, pure wool, feathers and cotton knit
Colour: Black
Label: Kiri Nathan
Date: 2008