Diamond glitter suit

Lesley Mitchell bought many of her clothes from Taumarunui designer Michael Mattar. At the height of his popularity, women travelled to his home town to be fitted for his one-off designs.


Credit: Courtesy of Lesley Mitchell
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Designer: Michael Mattar
Manufacturing location: Taumaranui
Garment type: Women's suit
Colour: Gold, black, red, blue, purple
Exhibition: Decades of Fashion, Palmerston North, 2014
Label: Michael Mattar
Date: 1980s