A Certain Style: Bruce Papas

Published to support the 2018 exhibition, A Certain Style profiles the fashion designer, Bruce Papas. For more than 40 years he sketched, draped and constructed elegant suits and dresses for a fashion conscious local audience. This book showcases his garments, embroideries and sketches, providing context to one of New Zealand's great fashion stories.

The New Zealand Fashion Museum is for anyone with a love of fashion, heritage, innovation and creativity. With no fixed abode other than this online address, it is a museum dedicated to the curation of New Zealand’s rich fashion past, making it relevant for the present and future. Established in 2010 as a Charitable Trust, it records and shares the stories of the people, objects and photographs that have contributed to the development of New Zealand's unique fashion identity, making them visible and accessible to a broad audience through pop-up exhibitions, publications and our online museum. The Fashion Museum undertakes its own research and also draws together the collective knowledge held in our public institutions and by many individuals all around the country who are invited to contribute. Read more


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