Portraits of Bobbi Menzies, fashion advisor and education officer to the New Zealand Wool board, wearing a head scarf.
Susan Duncan and Shirley Harper sitting together in front of a curtain in a photographic studio. A metal light is visible on the left.
Susan Duncan and Shirley Harper standing side by side in front of a wall.
My mother-in-law won Miss Canterbury on 1947, her name is Silvia Quirk, she is still alive. She's now 81 year old, mother of 5.
Mr Don Mitchell, a sales representative for Skellerup Clothing and Rubber Ltd, modelling a parka which was the first item of clothing to win the NZ Industrial Design Council award. Stood next to...
Woman modelling tennis sportswear designed by Tinling and made from white lace fabric of Dacron polyester fibre.
Juliet Leete the force behind the Silx label posing in a shiny dress as part of a fashion feature.
A model, Sonya, having her hair styled by hairdresser Stewart Davis.
Staff modelling the new Westpac staff wardrobe with various pieces that can be mix and matched as their uniform.
Miss Canterbury modelling two different "wet look" vinyl outfits at Riccarton Mall.
A woman modelling a trouser suit by Classic at Christchurch Airport.
Deborah Brown modeling a mini skirt on a Christchurch street.
Women modelling a skirt and blouse which is claimed to be easy to create within a day by a home dressmaker.
Mrs Isobell Steel, a Christchurch clothing designer, in a workroom with fabrics planning a design of a new gown.
A man and two women modelling skiwear and holding skis.
Close-up of a model on a catwalk holding a Quinns sign during a fashion show at Merivale shopping mall.
Sandra Wilkinson, winner of the Quinns Fashions Best Dressed Lady at the Races during the NZ Cup meeting 1985 in Addington.
From the runway to the shop window, Christchurch has produced many fashion designers and models. Explore a selection of photographs from our collection that depict the contributions the city has made...
Views of a model displaying clothing designed by Hardy Amies.
View of men's fashion designer, Hardy Amies at Christchurch airport.
Views of Lichfield NZ joint managing director, L.H. Govan.
Madeline (Maidie) Gimblett (left) at 15 years old and Dorothy Gimblett (right) at 13 years old. Both are standing near fruit trees in blossum with a bicycle.