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Fuchsia wool evening coat with rhinestone buttons, by Norman Norell, American, ca. 1968.

Gold Coat, Swing Coat, Gold Brocade Coat, Evening Coat, Shawl Collar, Vintage 1960s

Coat (Trench Coat), Evening Traina-Norell (American, founded 1941) Designer: Norman Norell (American, Noblesville, Indiana 1900–1972 New York City) Date: ca. 1955 Culture: American Medium: silk--Norman Norell is credited as the father of American high fashion, an accolade well-deserved for a long career which established the country's fashion industry and made way for other great designers such as Bill Blass, James Galanos, and Halston.