In the early 1900s Wellington department store Kirkcaldie & Stains advertised the presence of a new 'first class' cutter in the tailoring department. The cutter had honed his skills in London and Paris, a desirable selling point in colonial New Zealand. Zoom in to read more about the suits on offer.
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