Vintage 1950s Designer Traina Norell Red Poppy Floral Faille Dress


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Norman David Levinson known professionally as Norman Norell, was an American fashion designer famed for his elegant gowns, suits, and tailored silhouettes. His designs for the Traina-Norell and Norell fashion houses became famous for their detailing, simple, timeless designs, and tailored construction. Wikipedia

This is a stunning piece with the “Traina-Norell” label. The dress is silk Faille with a thick cotton underskirt. The dress is a full circle skirt.

The dress is a red, dark red, and green poppy pattern on a creamy white background. Please note the poppy appliqués around the boat neck and around the armholes.

The waist has a wide belt and is gathered. There are two darts on the bodice in front and back and a long zipper in the back.


Shoulders: 15”
Bust: 16” x 2
Waist: 13” x 2
Hips: Free
Top to waist: 16”
Waist to hem: 28”

CONDITION: There is some faint yellowing on belt in the front and back. The front is covered by the belt flap. The yellowing is very faint (see photos.) Otherwise there are no other stains, tears, rips, holes or smells. I am rating this as being in excellent minus condition.


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