Bottle green off-the-shoulder dress

Marilyn Sainty is known for her use of beautiful textiles. "When designing, Marilyn was particularly adept at making unexpected matches between textiles and using ingenious structures that made the most of a fabric's intrinsic qualities," (New Zealand Fashion Design by Angela Lassig).


Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Fiona Small
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Designer: Marilyn Sainty
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Dress
Material: Silk taffeta
Features: The dress features long sleeves, a deep cuff, button through back closure and gathered shoulder straps.
Colour: Bottle green
Label: Marilyn Sainty Design
Date: 1991