Raspberry red silk chiffon dress

Patrick Steel was famous for his spectacular fashion shows and lavish designs for after-five. This dress would have been suitable for the cocktail hour or a night out at the theatre.


Model Unknown
Credit: Image from Fashion Quarterly magazine, Winter 1987
Copyright: Image © Fashion Quarterly magazine
Designer: Patrick Steel
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Cocktail dress
Material: Silk chiffon
Features: This dress has a decollete neckline, padded shoulders, a gathered bodice and skirt.
Colour: Raspberry red
Label: Patrick Steel
Date: 1987