Chrysanthemum kimono coat

Shari Cole admired the work of designer Susan Holmes who was based at Brown's Mill in Auckland. When Shari received some money as a gift for Mother's Day, she commissioned Susan to stencil the black jersey fabric. Shari used the fabric to make the kimono coat. 


Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Shari Cole
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Designer: Shari Cole and Susan Holmes
Garment type: Kimono coat
Material: Synthetic jersey
Features: Kimono-type neck and front band
Colour: Black, peach, dusty rose
Purchase location: Brown's Mill
Date: 1974