Dress with velvet spots & back bow

This dress was made by mother and daughter designers, Yule Gowns, in September 1959. It was worn by Rena McIntyre at the National Fashion Fiesta in 1959 when she received a certificate of merit for modelling. Rena was one of the first pupils of the Vanity Walk modelling school which was started by Margaret Farry.


Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Rena McIntyre
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Manufacturing location: Dunedin
Material: Flocked nylon
Colour: Blue, black
Purchase location: Dunedin
Label: Yule Gowns
Date: 1959