Fashion Lesson: Is Halston Again Becoming the Go-To Brand for Glamorous Black Women?
In the 1970′s, there was nothing you could do to stop Roy Halston Frowick, better known as Halston. He was the go-to designer for long, elegant draped silhouettes and he dressed the likes of Bianca Jagger, Jacqueline Kennedy, Elizabeth Taylor and many more.
Of late, Halston has made a great resurgence, with the brand relaunching in 2008. The First Lady chose a coffee-colored gown with a plunging neckline for the 2011 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner from the Fall 2008 collection. Solange Knowles also opted for a look from the brand at the 5th Annual DKMS Gala: a champagne draped halter gown, also with a plunging neckline. Both very strong and sexy looks, demonstrating the everlasting appeal of Halston’s designs as well as the fact that the brand’s pieces look fantastic on black women of any height, style or shape.
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