folder 18 - Stiebel, 1955

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US NNFIT SC.320.18


Stiebel, 1955


  • 1955 (Creation)

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Victor Stiebel (1907-1976) was a British couturier. Born in South Africa, Stiebel began his career by designing theatre wardrobe at Cambridge University. In 1932, Stiebel opened his own fashion house in London. After closing his house temporarily during World War II, Stiebel returned to designing and became Chariman of the Incorporated Society of London Fashion Designers. He is known for his designs for royalty, including Princess Margaret, as well as his designs for the Women's Royal Navy Service uniforms. Stiebel closed his house in 1963.

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Richard Dormer was a photographer for Harper's Bazaar.

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The series is comprised of 1 black and white photograph.

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