1955 Traina-Norell Watercolor Iris-Floral Print Satin Full Cocktail Party Dress For Sale
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1955 Traina-Norell Watercolor Iris-Floral Print Satin Full Cocktail Party Dress


This exquisite 1950's "Traina-Norell" very-rare designer dress in watercolor iris-floral print silk-satin exemplifies their signature blend of couture-level quality with quintessentially American style— elegant in its simplicity. The bodice has an alluring cuffed shelf-bust with a wide cummerbund nipped-waist. The backside has a flirty back bow-tie design. The dramatic full circle-skirt finishes this garment off with a perfect "new look" silhouette. 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 construction and superb quality of this garment more than meets his exacting standards. Measurements Bust:33-34 inches Waist:27 inches Hips:Free Sweep Total Length:43 inches This vintage designer party dress is in excellent condition with no rips,stains or holes. Perfectly working back metal-zipper. It appears at some point the back seams have been let-out which can easily be put back if desired. This item is over 50 years old and is truly stunning!


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    Beverly Hills, CA
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