Zambesi 'Dressage' jacket & 'Minnie Pinnie' dress, 1999

The 'Dressage' jacket design was part of Zambesi's Summer 1999 collection shown in London. It was never produced in the red velvet so it is assumed to be a one-off sample, most likely made as a request from a customer to match the 'Minnie Pinnie' dress from a collection in 1989. The jacket has a belt that threads through the side seams of the jacket and fastens at the front, completing the ensemble and giving the appearance of a belted dress. 


Photographer: Olivia Jensen
Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Hilaire Field
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Designer: Elisabeth Findlay
Garment type: Jacket, dress
Material: Cotton velvet
Colour: Red
Label: Zambesi
Date: 1999