Sera Mitchinson entered in this dress in the evening wear section of Style Pasifika in 2003. It also received a standing ovation at New Zealand Fashion Week in 2003. "Te Papa were interested in buying it but for some reason I declined!"
Garment loan courtesy of Sera Mitchinson
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The dress is screen printed with a faded shadow of a Huia and there are rows of feathers attached to the hem.