Wool jersey jumpsuit & tunic

This silver and green wool jersey jumpsuit and tunic won a Golden Rose Award at the third Benson & Hedges Fashion Design Awards held in 1966. The outfit was designed by Peter Rigby who won two Golden Roses, plus a highly commended award. He described his win as "beginner's luck", and admitted that he was talked into entering the contest by his model, Kay Earl.


Model Kay Earl
Credit: Image from Nelson Photo News, 10 December 1966
Copyright: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 New Zealand (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 NZ)
Designer: Peter Rigby
Manufacturing location: Wellington
Garment type: Jumpsuit, tunic
Material: Wool jersey
Colour: Silver, green
Date: 1966