21 Oct 2020

Trelise Cooper:burglars stole entire Spring/Summer collection

From First Up, 5:48 am on 21 October 2020

Celebrated designer Dame Trelise Cooper says the theft over the weekend of thousands of garments from her Auckland workshop has cost the business countless hours and hundreds of thousands of dollars. The entire 2021 Spring and Summer samples were taken by the burglars, who left behind nothing but a solitary coat hanger. Dame Trelise told our reporter Louise Ternouth that she just wants her clothes back.