Story: Nightclubs

Dressed for dancing, 1927

Dressed for dancing, 1927

In 1927 NZ Truth suggested this dress as suitable for dancing. A radical change from the clothing a young woman would have sported for an evening out 20 years earlier, it could, with minor amendments, still be worn in the 2000s.

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National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past
Reference: NZ Truth, 8 December 1927, p.5

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How to cite this page:

Redmer Yska, 'Nightclubs - Cabarets and wartime clubs, 1920s to 1950s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 October 2021)

Story by Redmer Yska, published 5 Sep 2013