Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Norells we Have Known

I must admit that I have a soft spot for Norman Norell ( aka Norman Levinson) simply because he was from Indiana. And for a Noblesville, IN boy to make it in American fashion is a pretty neat thing. The more I read on his work, the better I like it, too. The first works I noticed were his wonderful sequin mermaid dresses - amazing gowns that still bring the big bucks on the rare occasion they do come up at auction. Hand sewn, flat sequins in a liquid line. But the everyday clothes have their charms, too. As a designer, ..........for more: pastperfectvintage blog

l.,late 40s - 50s Traina -Norell Black Silk Shirtwaist coming soon to Past Perfect Vintage,r. Navy Wool 1950s Trains-Norell Coat

1960s Norman Norell Print Silk Coat & Dress Ensemble

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