Saturday, January 1, 2011

Rootstein Makes Halston Haute!

 Rootstein, the famous Mannequin maker, collaborates with the fashion house of legendary American Designer Halston for a retrospective look at the fashion icon.

I was invited to a private cocktail party in New York City where I met some of the world’s most famous celebrities in the form of life-size mannequins. Liza Minelli, Beyonce and a host of others wore shimmery beaded Halston originals. The showroom was full of glamour and style from the 70’s and 80’s when Halston became a household name among fashion lovers.

Halston became world famous when he designed the pillbox hat that Jacqueline Kenney wore to her husband’s 1961 presidential inauguration. His famous designs were also worn by the international jet-set like Bianca Jagger, Lauren Bacall and Elizabeth Taylor.

Who is your favorite iconic designer?