A dedicated follower of fashion
Central Otago high country farmer Eden Hore collected almost three hundred outfits from the 1970s and 80s, resulting in what's been described as one of the best private collections of vintage couture in Australasia. Otago regional council has acquired this beautiful collection of clothes, and a steering group has been set up to see that it's kept together and properly recognised. Honorable curator for the dress collection at Otago museum Dr Jane Malthus met Eden and knows the collection personally. She speaks with Lynn Freeman, along with Paul Blomfield, a long-time fashion industry commentator and member of the steering group.