Fashion Poaching.. From Halston to Max Azria

Rumors have been floating around in the papers that there has been some fashion poaching from Max Azria to Halston Heritage. Sort of scandalous.

Click on the link below to read all the details.

http://nymag.com/daily/fashion/2011/07/halston_rumored_to_be_poaching.html

Halston…what happened to SJP?

SJP is out at Halston Heritage and Harvey Weinstein has also split from the brand. What happened? Check out the article below for all the details.

http://fashion.elle.com/fashion/insider/2011/07/13/sarah-jessica-parkers-left-halston-heritage/

Behind the designs…get to know Halston

Halston 1932-90. Designer born Roy Halson Frowick in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. Halston attended the University of Indiana and the Chicago Institute. In 1953 he opened a millinery salon in a Chicago hotel where he had clients such as Gloria Swanson and Deborah Kerr. In 1958 he joined a company in New York called Lilly Dache. Moving on up he next was employed at a millinery salon of Bergdorf Goodman’s New York department store. Halston designed many hats for Jacqueline Kennedy (Onassis), including a beige felt pillbox that was widely copied. In 1966 he began designing ready-to-wear garments, leaving Bergdorf Goodman to open his own business. Most importantly during the late 1960’s and 1970’s Halston established a reputation as a designer of knitwear, sweaters and wide-legged jersey trousers, turtlenecks, long slinky halter neck dresses , cashmere dresses for day and evening, sweater sets and boxy, square jackets and coats. Halston was an amazing designer who left a legacy and a brand name that is now recognizable around the world.

 

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