America’s first famous person designer, Halston rose to worldwide fame within the 1970s, creating an empire and personifying the dramatic social and sexual revolution of the final century. Reaching past the glitz and glamour, acclaimed filmmaker Frédéric Tcheng reveals Halston’s profound impression on trend, tradition, and enterprise. HALSTON captures the epic sweep of the life and occasions of the legendary designer Roy Halston Frowick, the person who set girls free along with his unstructured designs and strove to “costume all of America.” Framing the story as an investigation that includes actress and author Tavi Gevinson as a younger archivist diving into the Halston firm information, Tcheng expertly weaves uncommon archival footage and intimate interviews with Halston’s household, pals and collaborators together with Jacqueline Kennedy, Liza Minnelli, Andy Warhol and Iman. What outcomes is a behind-the-headlines look into the thrilling battle between Halston’s creative legacy and the pressures of huge enterprise.

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  1. What an incredible documentary! He was not a perfect man, but he revolutionized the face of American Fashion. My heart broke when they sold all his samples for $5 instead of donating them to museums. Non the less, a great fashion documentary and a must watch for anyone starting a business.

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