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Roy Halston Frowick (April 23, 1932 – March 26, 1990). OK. No-one did fluid jersey lines like him. (Well, except for Madame Gres of course. Oh, and Vionnet...)

Ensemble Halston (American) ca. 1970-73 wool, silk

Halston | Ensemble | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Halston, 1977.

Halston | Ensemble | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Fashion documentaries provide the perfect context in which to marvel at the work of design legends. 4.5 stars to "Ultrasuede: In Search Of Halston" (2010), mainly for archival footage of beauty, glamour and NYC in the divine 70's.

Halston, Christina DeLorean and Lauren Hutton December 1982

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Two Sequined Halston Garments, 1960s, Augusta Auctions, April 9, 2014 - NYC, Lot 99

Evening dress - 1970s Halston (American, Des Moines, Iowa 1932–1990 San Francisco, California)

Halston (American, 1932–1990). Evening dress, probably mid to late 1970s. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Alexandra Auchincloss Herzan from the collection of Lily Auchincloss, 1996 (1996.480.4)

"A hat", he said philosophically, puffing on a thin cigarillo, "is a head-covering which is supposed to make you glamorous, exciting and more interesting than anyone else. ”- Halston

Roy Halston Frowick (April 23, 1932 – March 26, 1990), known as Halston, was an American fashion designer of the 1970s. His long dresses or copies of his style were popular fashion wear in mid-1970s discotheques. Roy Halston Frowick was born on April 23, 1932 in Des Moines, Iowa, the second son of a Norwegian-American accountant. Roy developed an interest in sewing from his mother, and he began creating hats and altering clothes for his mother and sister as a child.

Ensemble Halston (American) ca. 1970-73 wool, silk

Halston | Ensemble | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Elizabeth Taylor and Halston, photo by David McGoughfor LIFE Magazine, 1983

Halston Shoes Polaroid by Andy Warhol

Lauren Hutton in a chiffon caftan by Halston. (US Vogue, April 1973/Photographer: Richard Avedon)