Halston muse discusses working with the renowned designer of the Studio 54 era

Chris Royer was a “Halstonette,” one of the glossy squad of glamorous creatures who encircled the designer as he flitted through starry press events and Studio 54. But she also significantly contributed to his creativity behind the scenes. As the bingeworthy Netflix biopic continues to pique interest in the late designer, Royer shared her experiences during an Instagram Live with founder of VERYNewYork PR agency, R Scott French, and fashion historian Vivian Kelly.

“He liked me because I had a creative background,” said the former Pratt design student. “I knew what draping and pinning meant and I could stand for

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Film Review: “Halston” – SM Mirror

HALSTON
Rated TV-MA
TV Miniseries – 5 Episodes/240 Minutes 
Released May 14th on Netflix

Halston lays out the tapestry of the hedonistic disco society of the 1970’s and early 1980’s that shaped the legendary designer known as “Halston.” He aspired to be an accepted member of that society and not only succeeded – he became its king, setting the style for all those who waited in line for hours to get into the elite clubs. The very excesses that defined this world would dampen his creativity and eventually bring him down.

Roy Halston Frowick was born in 1932 in

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How the ‘Halston’ costume designer channelled the disco-era legend

“Halston” — Netflix’s five-part, fictionalized series documenting the American designer’s spectacular rise and fall from the ’50s through the ’90s — was a dream gig for costume designer Jeriana San Juan. In it, the man who invented American glamour gets the Ryan Murphy treatment: the result is a lush, heady, louche portrait of Roy Halston Frowick and his legacy.

“I was intimidated by it,” says San Juan in a phone interview in the days after the highly anticipated series dropped. “But it was the perfect place for creativity to thrive.”

San Juan (known for her costuming work on, most recently,

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Halston Netflix Costume Designer Jeriana San Juan Interview

Halston was a dream gig for costume designer Jeriana San Juan. In Netflix’s five-part, fictionalized series documenting the American designer’s spectacular rise and fall from the ’50s through the ’90s, the man who invented American glamour gets the Ryan Murphy treatment, and the result is a lush, heady, louche portrait of Roy Halston Frowick and his legacy. “I was intimidated by it,” says San Juan over the phone, days after the highly anticipated series dropped last Friday. “But it was the perfect place for creativity to thrive.”

San Juan, who is known for her costuming work on The Get Down

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Netflix’s “Halston” is all about the fashion. Here’s the story behind 9 key looks | Daily Break

Halston, the mononymous American fashion designer whose stripped-back, body-freeing take on luxury — caftans, halter dresses and acres of Ultrasuede — was a defining look of the ‘70s, continues to fascinate.

Maybe that’s because his career, now more than three decades in the rearview mirror, still feels so contemporary, both in terms of his aesthetic — riffs on his shirtdress are everywhere and when haven’t caftans been a thing? — and his business strategy — including the once-novel concepts of brand extensions and diffusion lines. Or maybe it’s because the dramatic arc of his career from anonymity to high-flying celebrity

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What Occurred To Halston? The Rise And Fall Of A Fashion Icon

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