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1960s Vintage Norman Norell Sleeveless Green Shift Dress

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This is a vintage 1960's timeless sleeveless green shift dress from designer Norman Norell. This fully lined structured wool dress has 2 pockets in the front and 4 black buttons down the back. This dress was originally purchased in the late 1960's at a store called Martha Weathered.This is a classic dress that can easily fit into a modern wardrobe. Here are some interesting facts about Norman Norell: 1. Norman Norell was born David Levinson but changed his name after he studied fashion illustration at Parson's. 2. Norell was a designer for Hattie Carnegie for 12 years. 3. He partnered with Anthony Traina, who backed Norell financially, and started the firm Traina-Norell in 1941. 4. He received his first Coty award in 1943. 5. Norman Norell's designs can be seen in movies including; That Touch of Mink, The Wheeler Diaries and Solid Gold Cadillac. 6. Michelle Obama, the First Lady of the United States, wore a vintage Norell dress at a Washington Christmas party in December, 2010 Bust: 38" Waist: 34" Hips: 38" Length from top of shoulder to waist: 13" Length from waist: 37"

Details

  • Designer
  • Brand
    Norman Norell
  • Place of origin
    United States
  • Period
  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Bust
    38 in. (96.52 cm)
  • Waist
    34 in. (86.36 cm)
  • Hip
    38 in. (96.52 cm)
  • Seller location
    Portland, OR
  • Seller reference number
    3032
  • Reference number
    LU2232772652

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