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This Adrian Hailwood evening gown was worn by Lorde on the cover of Billboard magazine for their September 2013 issue. Lorde was just 16 at the time and in the first few months of her international success. 

We’re not your typical museum.

With no fixed abode other than this website, the New Zealand Fashion Museum is for anyone with a love of fashion, heritage, innovation and creativity.

It is a museum dedicated to the curation of New Zealand’s rich fashion past, making it relevant for the present and future.

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