Wool ensemble with cut work trim on the collar

Bruce Papas designed under two labels when he had a salon at 246 Shopping CentreBruce Papas Model and Staevros Boutique. The cutwork appliqué on the collar of this ensemble echoes his work, 20 years earlier, with Ninette Gowns. Read more about Bruce Papas in the New Zealand Fashion Museum publication, A Certain Style.


Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Designer: Bruce Papas
Manufacturing location: Elliott Street, Auckland
Garment type: Jacket and skirt ensemble
Material: Wool
Features: The neckline stands a little away from the neck so that it frames the face with its decorated collar.
Colour: Black
Purchase location: Bruce Papas Salon, 246 Queen Street, Auckland
Label: Staevro Boutique
Date: Circa 1967