Thursday, 26 May 2016


From The Chicago Tribune, 19 October, 1961- Fashions are Enchanting.
'Luxurious tuxedo of fashion fur of the season- fisher- gives elegance to Mrs Bruce Norris' town costume of soft nutmeg wool and mohair by Ben Zuckerman. (Chas A. Stevens, Co).
Chas A. Stevens was a Chicago high end department store, founded in 1886. Its flagship State Street store was the hub of fashion during the 1940's, 50's and 60's in Chicago. It featured six floors of exclusively women's clothing . The top floor housed a beauty salon named The Powder Box, and employed more than 50 operators. The salon was noted for catering to visiting celebrities and dignitaries
Mrs Bruce Norris (nee Patricia Anne Sheppard) was the second wife of NHL pioneer Bruce Norris. He was the owner of the Detroit Red Wings hockey team.  She was a noted Chicago socialite.

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