If you’ve been following the saga of my Tiger Morse dress, you’ll be pleased to know that I have some answers for you! I met and chatted with fashion and art historian Alan Rosenberg, the author of a forthcoming book about Tiger Morse. He illuminated quite a lot of the dark spots in my understanding of the designer’s life, and even identified my mystery dress.
But before I get into that, here’s a quick review for those new to my research on (read: obsession with) Tiger Morse:
You can read my love letter to the designer here, which features all my preliminary research. In a crunch? Here’s the gist: I found a dress in my vintage box designed by New York City designer Joan “Tiger” Morse in the 1960s. I did some research and found out that she was one of the first designers to open her own boutique, and quite possibly invented the light-up dress. . .
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