Outfit, womens, comprising skirt, jacket, blouse and pair of shoes, wool / viscose acetate / leather, designed and made by Carla Zampatti, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1999

Made by Zampatti, Carla in Sydney, 1999.

Carla Zampatti is Director, designer and retailer for one of Australia’s longest established fashion houses Carla Zampatti Pty Ltd. She is one of Australia’s most successful designer’s and businesswomen, best known for creating understated, elegant clothing with a contemporary edge. She was voted Businesswoman of the Year in 1980, named Designer of the Year in the 1994 Fashion Industry Awards and has been appointed to various boards and associations including the International Wool Secretariat, ...

Summary

2000/109/1
Outfit, womens, comprising skirt, jacket, blouse and pair of shoes, wool / viscose acetate / leather, designed and made by Carla Zampatti, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1999.

Womens outfit comprising matching grey wool jacket and skirt, grey silk blouse and grey wool covered shoes.

Jacket: loose fitting crop jacket with high round neck and long straight sleeves made of dark grey wool. Centre front opening fastens with metal zipper. Machine sewn and fully lined with black viscose acetate blend satin.

Blouse: loose fitting untailored camisole top made of dark grey viscose acetate blend satin. High round neck with a slight scoop at the back. Short vents at side seams at hem. Machine sewn and unlined.

Skirt: tight fitting ankle length straight skirt made of dark grey wool. No waistband. Two slash pockets set diagonally at left and right front at hip level. Centre back opening fastens with black nylon invisible zipper. Machine sewn and fully lined with black viscose acetate blend fabric.

Shoes: pair of slip on shoes made of light grey wool covered leather. Long narrow toe squared off at tip. Narrow leatherette sole and very short stacked heel. Lining and inner sole of dark grey leatherette.

Production

Outfit designed by Carla Zampatti. Carla Zampatti is closely involved in the design of her collections but does employ several designers in her studio who assist with the design and development of her ranges.

Made in Carla Zampatti's studio in Sydney.

This outfit was designed and made in 1999.
Zampatti, Carla 1999

History

Designed by Zampatti as part of her Winter Collection 1999. Worn by Carla Zampatti as part of her personal wardrobe.

Worn by model in Powerhouse Museum, Fashion of the Year parade and promotional fashion shoot with Sydney Morning Herald.
Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences 1999

Source

Gift of Carla Zampatti, 1999 Part of the Grand Marnier/Powerhouse Museum Fashion of the Year collection

Cite this Object

Outfit, womens, comprising skirt, jacket, blouse and pair of shoes, wool / viscose acetate / leather, designed and made by Carla Zampatti, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1999 2015, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 March 2017, <https://ma.as/8110>
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