On Now & Upcoming Exhibitions

Walking Tour

Fashion Strip: Revealing Karangahape's fashion stories

Virtual exhibition

The Way We Wore: In service and on the street

Recent Stories

Yanny Split

Nalla Fashions Limited

Macjays Clothing Company

Lela Jacobs

Garment of the week

Tie-dyed silk & chiffon scarf dress


Neridah Haworth used more than 100 tie-dyed silk and chiffon scarfs to make this dress, and a matching coat. The outfit was nominated for a Benson & Hedges Fashion Design Award in the After Five High Fashion category in 1987.

We’re not your typical museum.

With no fixed abode other than this website, the New Zealand Fashion Museum is for anyone with a love of fashion, heritage, innovation and creativity. It is a museum dedicated to the curation of New Zealand’s rich fashion story, making what we wear an essential part of the cultural conversation in the present and for the future.