HALSTON captures the epic sweep of the life and times of legendary designer Roy Halston Frowick. Acclaimed filmmaker Frédéric Tcheng (Dior and I) expertly weaves rare archival footage and intimate interviews with Halston’s friends, family, and collaborators including Liza Minnelli, his niece Lesley Frowick and Halstonettes. Experience the glitz and glamour of Studio 54-era New York, the thrilling struggle between Halston’s artistic legacy and the pressures of big business, and witness the rise and fall of an empire.
As America’s first superstar designer, Halston created an empire and personified the dramatic cultural and sexual revolution of the 20th century. Moving beyond Halston’s embodiment of 1970s glamour, Tcheng reveals an intimate story about Halston’s impact on fashion, culture, and business.