On Now & Upcoming Exhibitions


Fashioning Assembly Aotearoa

Walking Tour

Fashion Strip: Revealing Karangahape Road's fashion stories

Recent Stories

'to fashion' street style photography experience 2022

Nalla Fashions Limited

Macjays Clothing Company

Lela Jacobs

Garment of the week

Gold and sapphire gown with angel sleeves


Clare O'Brien's mother Jacqueline (née Enright) wore this dress to the annual medical ball. Her husband, John O'Brien, was a pathologist.

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.