Draper thief jacket & skirt

This suit was bought for corporate work but its timeless shape meant it has survived numerous wardrobe culls. Dianne wore it to her father's funeral in 2008 so it has taken on new significance and merit for keeping.


Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Designer: Elisabeth Findlay
Garment type: Jacket and skirt suit
Material: Wool
Features: Jacket has draped lapels, one-button closure and large curved pockets on the side, removable shoulder pads, ribbed cotton gussets under the arms and seams finished in bias binding; skirt is cut on the bias and features an elastic waistband with Zambesi name printed around it
Colour: Black
Purchase location: Zambesi, Teed St, Newmarket, Auckland
Label: Zambesi
Date: Circa 2002