Herringbone coat with detachable hood

For 50 years the Zimmerman family ran a clothing retail business in the heart of Wellington. As well as selling other New Zealand labels, they made a range of clothes for men and women including suits and coats under the label Zimme's. This coat is from the early 1970s when maxi coats were popular. 

Details

Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Ziggurat
Manufacturing location: Willis Street, Wellington
Garment type: Coat
Material: Wool
Features: The coat has a chevron yoke and a detachable hood.
Colour: Black and white herringbone
Purchase location: Zimme's, Willis Street, Wellington
Label: Zimme's
Date: Circa 1972