Dress in black velvet & white wool contrast

This garment made an appearance in the Metro magazine essay ‘From Bags To Bitches: The Passion of Fashion’, April 1985.

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: Courtesy of Gus Fisher
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Credit: Photo by Phil Fogle for Metro magazine
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Dress
Material: Wool/polyester and cotton velvet
Features: The front and back panels show contrast in texture and tone.
Colour: Black, white
Label: El Jay
Date: 1985