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The Golden Twenties

This delicate dress, made from fine cotton lawn, was worn by the New Zealand poet Eileen Duggan (1894-1972).
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Karen Hughes

1 October 2023

flapper

Luxurious Showstopper

This mid-1920s evening coat is typical of ‘flapper’ fashion, which rejected restrictive clothing layers and corseting.
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Karen Hughes

1 August 2023

flapper

Gown Specialist with Movie-Star Name

This early 1930s flapper style georgette, tulle and silk evening gown was designed and made in Whanganui by Lucille Ward.
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Karen Hughes

1 December 2022

flapper