Red wool jersey dress

Alix Wiren was the Dean of Auckland Teachers’ Training College; Doris de Pont remembers her wearing this dress when she was a teacher trainee in 1974. 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: Alix Wiren, Auckland
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Maker: El Jay
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Dress
Material: Wool jersey
Features: The clever cutting of the one piece side-front panels allows the dress to wrap around the body, eliminating side seams
Label: El Jay
Date: Circa 1972