Norman Norell

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Birthday
20, 1900
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Oct 25, 1972 (72)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1900
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Oct 25, 1972 (72)

About

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

Before Fame

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

Trivia

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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