Blue dress with fur trim

Helen Auld wore this dress in the 1960s and her granddaughter wore it to the St Kentigern’s School Ball in the 1990s. Read more about Gus Fisher and the El Jay label in the New Zealand Fashion Museum publication Looking Terrific: The story of El Jay.


Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Helen Auld
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Maker: El Jay
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Day dress
Material: Loose weave wool, mink fur trim
Features: The curved seam at the front yoke shapes the bust line without darts.
Colour: Blue
Purchase location: J.J. Auld, New Plymouth
Label: El Jay
Date: Circa 1968