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Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston

11/9/2014 / 1:30pm

In conjunction with Halston and Warhol: Silver and Suede, the Art Center will be presenting
three FREE fashion films three Sundays in November.


Using archival footage and interviews about fashion designer and icon Halston (1932-1990), Smith track's Halston's ascent from milliner to world-class couturier, as well as his attempt to bring his designs to the customers of J.C. Penney. Smith also looks at the parties and excess of the 1970s in Manhattan, which contrast with Halston's minimalist lines. The principal focus is on the world of Studio 54 and Halston's part in it.

Location Information:
Levitt Auditorium

2014-11-09 13:30:00 2014-11-09 00:00:00 America/Chicago Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston In conjunction with Halston and Warhol: Silver and Suede , the Art Center will be presenting three FREE fashion films three Sundays in November. Using archival footage and interviews about fashion designer and icon Halston (1932-1990), Smith track's Halston's ascent from milliner to world-class couturier, as well as his attempt to bring his designs to the customers of J.C. Penney. Smith also looks at the parties and excess of the 1970s in Manhattan, which contrast with Halston's minimalist lines. The principal focus is on the world of Studio 54 and Halston's part in it. Levitt Auditorium

Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston, 2010
Director: Whitney Smith / 85 minutes / NR

Stars Halston, Patricia Altschul, Phillip Bloch

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