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The Neiman’s Seal Of Approval

Stanley Marcus created The Neiman Marcus Award for Distinguished Service in the Field of Fashion to recognize designers as well as local and international trendsetters, and to bring a higher profile to the store. The winners...

Stanley Marcus created The Neiman Marcus Award for Distinguished Service in the Field of Fashion to recognize designers as well as local and international trendsetters, and to bring a higher profile to the store. The winners are:

1938

Germaine Monteil

Nettie Rosenstein

Dorothy Liebes

Louise B. Gallagher

Dan Palter

George Miller

Mr. John

Richard Koret

1939

Hattie Carnegie

Clare Potter

Elizabeth Arden

John Cavanagh

Janet May

1940

Elsa Schiaparelli

Sylvan Stroock

Edna Woolman Chase

Lilly Daché

1941

Eleanor LeMaire

Carmel Snow

Anthony Blotta

Omar Kiam

Madame Tobe

Max Meyer

1942

Voris

Betsy Talbot Blackwell

Norman Norell

1943

Adrian

1944

Countess Mara

Brooke Cadwallader

Ben King

Jo Copeland

1945

Vera Marghab

Louis A. Weinberg

Emily Wilkens

Tiny Leser

Mrs. Thea Tewi

Dr. Francis Taylor

Maurice Rentner

1946

Mrs. Howard (Slim) Hawkes

Mr. William Phelps

Adele Simpson

John Gates

Mr. William H. Joyce

Mrs. Faei Joyce

1947

Irene

Christian Dior

Salvatore Ferragamo

Norman Hartnell

1948

Madame Henri Bonnet

General Julius Ochs Adler

Claire McCardell

Antonio Castillo

1949

Alice Cadolle

Mrs. Robert Geissman

David Evins

Jacques Fath

1950

Gloria Swanson

Pauline Trigére

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Fleur Meyer

Bonnie Cashin

1951

Michelle Murphy

Mrs. Ernestine Cannon

Jane Derby

Ben Zuckerman

Jacques Lesur

1952

Anne Fogarty

Roger Fare

Vincent Monte Sano

Dolores Del Rio

1953

Marchesa Olga di Gresy

Charles James

Ben Sommers

Gilbert and Helen Orcel

1954

James Galanos

Emilio Pucci

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Levine

1955

Mrs. Florence Eiseman

Pierre Balmain

Sally Kirkland

Henry Dreyfuss

Vera Maxwell

HSH The Princess of Monaco

1956

Cecil Beaton

Guiliana Camerino

Marie-Louis Bousquet

1957

Mademoiselle Gabrielle Chanel

1958

Yves Saint Laurent

Jens Quistgaard

Helen Lee

1959

Rosalind Russell

Arnold Scaasi

Piero Fornasetti

Emme

1960

Dinah Shore

Sylvia Pedlar

Edward Burke Smith

Roger Jean-Pierre

Claude Staron

1961

Greer Garson

Harry Rolnick

Count Ferdinando Sarmi

Roger Vivier

Sydney Wragge

1962

Estée Lauder

James Laver

Sports Illustrated

Jules Francois Crahay

1963

Georges Braque

Maurice Tumarkin

Margaret Clarke Miller

Bud Kilpatrick

1964-65

Geoffrey Beene

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Edelman

Tzaims Luksus

1966

Madame Helen Lazareff

Jacques Tiffeau

Lucie Ann

Mary Brosnan

1967

Fiamma Ferragamo

Valentino

Lydia de Roma

Giancarlo Venturini

The Artisans of Florence

1968

Roland Jourdan

Kenneth Jay Lane

Oscar de la Renta

Armi Ratia

1969

Bernard Kayman

Anne Klein

Bill Blass

Emanuel Ungaro

Gloria Vanderbilt Cooper

1973

Levi Strauss & Company

Hanae Mori

Mr. and Mrs. Ottavio Missoni

Jean Muir

Ralph Lauren

1979

Giorgio Armani

Richard Avedon

Artisans of Baccarat

Perry Ellis

Mary McFadden

1980

Karl Lagerfeld

Judith Leiber

1984

Issey Miyake

Jack Lenor Larsen

1995

Stanley Marcus

Miuccia Prada

Jean-Paul Goudé

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