Donald Stannard brooch for Arlene Dahl
This vintage brooch is from the capsule collection of beautiful Hollywood actress Arlene Dahl. Being already in middle age, she went away from acting, and has launched a cosmetics line, a line of lingerie and only twice released a collection of jewelry. Her company had a million profit. All of her creations feature elegant taste and girls lined up in a row, in order to buy anything. This brooch is made by Donald Stannard for Arlene Dahl. This master was assigned by the American auction houses to one of the greatest American designers of all time. Donald Stannard jewelry pieces are becoming hard to find vintage treasures.
Arlene Dahl left Hollywood in 1959 and made a career as a successful business woman: was the founder of a network of shops selling cosmetics and expensive lingerie.
Donald Stannard started his own line after working for Kenneth Jay Lane in the 60’s. His solo career began in 1972 and he gained steam when he was mentioned in Vogue. After that he became known for his designs being used in Broadway plays, TV shows such as Dynasty and being worn by the rich and famous. He passed in 2006 and his designs have become highly sought after.