Minidress with Peter Pan collar

Wendy Ganley began her career in fashion working for designer Barbara Herrick of Babs Radon. Her training was evident when she left to begin her first label, Adèle. "It is obvious she knows how to use fabrics," wrote Waikato Times editor, Ann Fisher, in 1964.


Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Kathie Figgins
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Designer: Wendy Ganley
Garment type: Minidress
Material: Viscose twill
Features: A Peter Pan collar and self-tie belt
Exhibition: Elle and the Youthquake: The changing face of fashion (Auckland, October 2014)
Label: Elle
Date: Circa 1970