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Ultrasuede: In Search Of Halston

Ultrasuede: In Search of HalstonThis film has a grander trajectory than just about any other fashion doc. Halston, looking like a sunglassed cross between Henry Fonda and Richard E....Ultrasuede: In Search of HalstonDocumentaryPT89MThis film has a grander trajectory than just about any other fashion doc. Halston, looking like a sunglassed cross between Henry Fonda and Richard E....2012-01-24
FASHION LEGEND Photo of Halston from Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston

FASHION LEGEND Photo of Halston from Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston (Pierre Schermann)

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Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston

Genre: Documentary; Release Date Limited: 01/20/2012; Status: In Season; Runtime (in minutes): 89

This film has a grander trajectory than just about any other fashion doc. Halston, looking like a sunglassed cross between Henry Fonda and Richard E. Grant, leads a couture revolution when his sleek, draped designs take American women into a new era. The film’s darkly bedazzled view of the ’70s is spurred by great dish from André Leon Talley, Liza Minnelli, and Nile Rodgers, who set the stage for Halston’s triumphs — and his jaw-dropping fall when, high on fame (among other things), he sells his name to JC Penney and his empire collapses. A-

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