Daisy dress & navy coat

Dr Joan Walton, QSM, was a family doctor in Bulls for 45 years; she is now over 90 and still lives there. She purchased this outfit from the Collinson and Cunningham store in Palmerston North to wear to her daughter Janet’s wedding.

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: Dr Joan Walton, Bulls
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Designer: Marc Bohan
Maker: El Jay
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Ensemble of short sleeved dress, coat
Material: Polished cotton jacquard
Features: The coat features hand-finished jetted buttonholes and self covered buttons
Colour: Navy, white
Purchase location: Collinson and Cunningham, Palmerston North
Label: Christian Dior Prêt-à-porter by El Jay
Date: 1969