Norman Norell

Norman Norell

Name Norman Norell
Profession Fashion Designer
Date of Birth 1900-04-20
Place of Birth Indiana
Age 72 yrs
Death Date 1972-10-25
Birth Sign Taurus

About Norman Norell

Creator of a line of elegant suits and stylish dresses worn both on Broadway and on the silver screen.

Early Life of Norman Norell

His first experience in design was with Paramount Pictures, where he designed dresses for Gloria Swanson and other silent film era stars.


He also worked at creating costumes for Broadway productions of the Ziegfeld Follies and the Cotton Club.

Family Life

He was born in Noblesville, Indiana.

Associated With

His work with the pioneering fashion designer Hattie Carnegie paved the way for future boutique designers like Ralph Lauren.

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