Mustard yellow linen suit

The line of this suit is simple and uncluttered, showing a less structured take on suiting which emerged in the 1960s and was exemplified in the wardrobe of women like Jacqueline Kennedy.

Read more about Gus Fisher and the El Jay label in the New Zealand Fashion Museum publication Looking Terrific: The story of El Jay.


Credit: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa GH014371
Maker: El Jay (Gus Fisher)
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Women's suit
Material: Linen
Features: A wide collar setting and the double row of buttons give the neckline a square finish.
Label: El Jay
Date: Circa 1962