1960's Norman Norell Black & Pink Sequin Evening Tea-Gown Dress

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This timeless "Norman Norell" designer evening dress in sequin silk-organza exemplifies his signature blend of couture level quality with quintessentially American style?elegant in its simplicity. The sequins are individually hand-sewn, which must have taken days to complete. The bodice is a flattering sculpted scoopneck with a nipped hourglass waistline. I love the full bell-shaped skirt which totally channels "Old Hollywood" glamour. As pointed out in the book "Couture: The Great Designers", Norell had a profound influence on the ready-to-wear industry and on younger American designers by insisting that off-the-rack clothing be as fine as made-to-order. The masterful design and superb quality of this garment more than meets his exacting standards.

Measurements
Bust:34-35 inches
Waist:28 inches
Hips:Free Sweep inches
Total Length:52 inches

This garment is in excellent condition with no rips,stains or holes. Perfectly working back-zipper and hook/eye waistband. Only sign of age is a few missing sequins. This item is over 30 years old and is truly stunning.

Details

  • Designer
    Norman Norell
  • Period
    1960-1969
  • Condition
    Excellent. Excellent.
  • Dealer Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    AU130310309483
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