Story: Clothes

Women's clothes, 1950s to 2000s

Trouser-wearing became more common among women from the 1950s and a general trend of casualisation was evident throughout the second half of the 20th century, but for special occasions dresses – like those pictured here – have remained the popular choice.

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Fiona McKergow, 'Clothes - Women’s clothes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/41130/womens-clothes-1950s-to-2000s (accessed 19 January 2020)

Story by Fiona McKergow, published 5 Sep 2013