Pants & v-neck tunic
On her return to New Zealand in the late 1960s, Annie Bonza established a reputation for her distinctive braid 'doodling' and writing on garments. She developed a signature style based on a technique she had become fascinated in many years earlier. "When I worked at Chadwick and Bray they had all these pre-war patterns of cornelli designs. These intrigued me, and I was able to stay behind after work and play. But I could never get the hang of doing cornelli so I substituted with braid."