Karakia print dress

This 'Karakia' print dress was created as part of collection featured at the Miromoda Showcase during New Zealand Fashion Week in 2013. It has also become designer Adrienne Whitewood's most popular garment and has been favoured by New Zealand celebrities including singer Maisey Rika and MP Louisa Wall. The design was inspired by the imagery used in popular media to symbolise spirituality and also incorporates Adrienne's signature taniko patterning.


Credit: Image courtesy of Rotorua Museum Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa (2015.9.1)
Copyright: Image © Rotorua Museum Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa
Designer: Adrienne Whitewood
Manufacturing location: Rotorua
Garment type: Day dress
Material: Polyester chiffon
Features: This dress is made of a chiffon type material with a blue back and a pale cream front. It features two hands clasped together in prayer at the centre within an oval border.
Colour: Light green, black, teal and dark red
Label: Adrienne Whitewood
Date: 2013