Sheath dress with attached shawl

Elaine Hammond worked as a house model for Gus Fisher in the late 1950s, where she modelled the El Jay and also Christian Dior ranges. When Elaine moved to Sydney in 1959, Gus organised for her to model his garments for the David Jones buyers.


Model Elaine Hammond
Credit: Image courtesy of Elaine Hammond Hill
Copyright: Image © El Jay
Designer: Yves Saint Laurent
Garment type: Dress
Features: This sheath dress has a front wrap feature and attached shawl.
Label: Christian Dior by El Jay
Date: 1959