The rise and fall of one of America’s most iconic fashion designers who dominated the scene in the 1970s. A self-made prodigy, Halston was a rebel and shocked the New York fashion scene with his revolutionary approach.
In the spirit of the American Dream, Halston moved from Iowa to New York and transformed himself into a fashion messiah.
Surrounding himself with an unconventional crowd including Andy Warhol and Liza Minelli, Halston became one of fashion’s most hyped figures, and his designs became the most sought-after statement pieces.
Halston explores the man behind the buzz and how his ambitious ideas and alternative approaches defied the norms of haute-couture. This is a rollercoaster story of the meteoric rise and fall of one of America’s most iconic fashion designers who dominated the scene in the 1970s and put the U.S on the map with his radical style.