folder 14 - Digby Morton, 1955

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US NNFIT SC.320.14


Digby Morton, 1955


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Digby Morton was an Irish fashion designer. Morton worked as a designer at Lachasse until opening his own fashion house in 1930. Morton was a founding member of Incorporated Society of London Fashion Designers, working throughout World War II and creating designs for military uniforms. After the war, Morton incorporated popular ready-to-wear pieces into his collection. In 1957, Morton closed his couture house and became Design Director of Reldan-Digby Morton, which produced ready-to-wear fashions.

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Richard Dormer was a fashion photographer active during the second half of the 20th century. His photos appeared in many publications including Harper's Bazaar and Vogue.

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The series is comprised of 2 black and white photographs.

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