Black dress with leg-of-mutton sleeves
Trelise Cooper started out in fashion in the early 1980s without formal training but with a clear eye and an ability to visualise and realise fashionable garments with wide appeal. She opened her boutique, Limited Editions by Trelise Cooper, at 20 High Street, Auckland in 1985.
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Designer: Trelise Cooper
Garment type: Cocktail dress
Material: Italian cotton velvet
Features: Triangular back cut out feature, leg-of-mutton sleeves.
Exhibition: Walk the Walk: A history of fashion in the city, March 2017
Label: Limited Editions
Date: Circa 1987