Kōrero: 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

Permission of the National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Redmer Yska, 'Nightclubs - Cabarets and wartime clubs, 1920s to 1950s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/39159/dressed-for-dancing-1927 (accessed 1 July 2022)

He kōrero nā Redmer Yska, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013