Dinner gown with fitted jacket

Bruce Papas designed this evening gown and jacket for Milne & Choyce. Robyn Garland is pictured modelling the ensemble for an advertisement in New Zealand Vogue magazine, autumn/winter 1958.


Model Robyn Garland
Credit: Photograph from New Zealand Vogue, Autumn/Winter, 1958
Copyright: Photo © unknown. Please contact NZFM before reproducing this item.
Designer: Bruce Papas
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Dinner gown, jacket
Material: Pure silk
Features: This ensemble is made from Abrahams pure silk. Underneath the jacket is a cocktail gown featuring embroidery and brilliants on one shoulder.
Colour: Charcoal, lilac
Label: Bruce Papos for Milne & Choyce
Date: 1958