(designer)Bonwit Teller & Co
(commissioner)Malan Studio Incorporated
8 in (width) x 10 in (height)
Window display at New York department store Bonwit Teller to promote Norman Norell's debut perfume 'Norell'. An editorial from the October 1968 issue of Harperâ€™s Bazaar states, â€œthe fragrance is as distinguished as the clear, classic statement of his clothes." The display features a mannequin wearing a double-breasted coat by Norell, which features a wide and rounded notch collar, rounded sleeve cuffs, and a flared hem. The coat is presumably worn here with a wool jersey short-sleeved dress with a "gooseneck" collar, which is what Norell paired his coats with for this collection. The mannequin stands in front of a large photograph of the Norell perfume bottle, with an oversized bottle of the perfume on the ground at her left.
BONWIT TELLER/WINDOW DISPLAY/STYLE 302/OCTOBER 1968;Malan Studio Incorporated/137 East 34th Street/New York, NY 10016/L.E. 2-0675
â€œNorellâ€™s Scent of the Moment.â€ Harperâ€™s Bazaar. October, 1968, 212.
"The Tops: Cape Collars on Shaped Coats, Full Coats with Rounded Collars, NORELL." Vogue. October, 1968, 215.
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