Linen shirt with Pasifika print

Stan Tallon and Sjimmy Fransen started Pasifika Clothing in 1992 in response to the lack of Māori and Pasifika design in the streetwear market. The label was committed to local production – these shirts were made in Grey Lynn.


Photographer: Angela Ngatai
Credit: Photo courtesy of Sjimmy Fransen
Copyright: All Rights Reserved, Image © Pasifika Clothing
Designer: Stan Tallon and Sjimmy Fransen
Manufacturing location: Leighton St, Grey Lynn, Auckland
Garment type: Men's shirt
Material: Hand dyed linen, coconut shell buttons
Features: The print represents the common ancestral bond and whakapapa between Pacific peoples.
Label: Pasifika Clothing
Date: 1995