Alison Reid is a designer, collector and curator of vintage and antique objects, textiles, and accoutrement. This is her third costume design for Auckland Theatre Company. She created The Cross Street Market and is the proprietor of Search and Destroy on Ponsonby Road specialising in vintage denim, rock n’ roll, French, Japanese and New Zealand work-wear, vintage homewares and pottery. Her inspiration is drawn from annual buying trips to Tokyo and San Francisco. Alison has exhibited her extensive Crown Lynn Colour Glaze Collection in Gus Fisher Gallery Auckland and City Gallery Wellington.