Black silk crinkle chiffon evening dress; fit and flare silhouette over silk crepe camisole sheath underdress; natural waistline, self-fabric cummerbund; bateau neckline, gathered at shoulders; bias cut bodice; circular skirt, constructed of 20 quarter-circle panels; picot edge finishing. This item was created by Norman Norell for Traina-Norell fashion house.
Dark navy blue silk tissue taffeta evening ensemble. A. Wrap-around blouse; V-neck; narrow shawl collar; long Dolman sleeves with unusual seaming; long wrap ties thread through opening in blouse; completely hand finished and over-cast. B. Skirt; stitched-down inverted pleats at center front and back; Triangular shaped back yoke has covered button/loop closure, one button is missing; Hand finished; Unlined; Full evening length. Worn by Valentina.