Tweed check two-piece suit

This Deréta women's suit was made under licence by Wellington business Fashions Ltd. They manufactured many European and American ranges under licence, including Slimline, New Yorker and Lexington. The Fashionbilt label, however, was designed and made in New Zealand by Fashions Ltd designers. 


Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Eleanor Leckie (nee Pritchett)
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Designer: Unknown
Manufacturing location: Wellington
Garment type: Women's suit
Material: Wool tweed
Features: The jacket is single breasted with patch pockets. The skirt has four deep pleats.
Colour: Green
Purchase location: Dunedin
Label: Deréta by Fashionbilt
Date: Early 1970s