Two-piece suit with mink collar

Lorna Black wore this Babs Radon suit with a matching hat at the centenary of Palmerston North celebrations where she met Queen Elizabeth II and her husband the Duke of Edinburgh. Lorna's husband, Desmond Black, was the Mayor of Palmerston North from 1969 to 1971. 


Credit: Courtesy of Mrs Lorna Black
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Designer: Barbara Herrick
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Two-piece suit
Material: Wool, mink
Features: The jacket has hand-made knot buttons in self-fabric and faux pockets.
Colour: Mustard
Purchase location: Collinson & Cunningham, Palmerston North
Exhibition: Elle and the Youthquake: The changing face of fashion (Auckland, October 2014)
Label: Babs Radon
Date: 1970