Wednesday, September 2, 2009

The Glamorous Life





Simply Halston.

9 comments:

  1. maybe that's why the poor guy expired, he was just too damn glamorous.

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  2. I think Halston was the last man who got away with smoking as a fashion accessory. On him it looked elegant. Of course I'm sure he smelled like an ashtray at Lola's Pinao Bar and Lounge, but it looked good...

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  3. I've heard rumors of a Haltson biopic starring Alec Baldwin and Brendan Fraser. I don't know if it ever got into production, though I'd love to see it.

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  4. Scooter - That's been in "pre-production" for years; I doubt it'll ever see the light of day now. Frankly, I don't see Alec Baldwin as Halston at all; he lacks basic elegance, and I shudder to imagine him "camping" it up as Roy "Sweeticakes" Halston.

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  5. ATCC - In a moment of madness, I took up smoking in my early 20's, mainly because I loved the accessories. I had a Cartier lighter, an alligator cigarette case, the works. I also had bad breath and needed to get my clothes dry cleaned every other day. Then someone nicked my lighter and case in a bar, and I took it as a sign that I should kick the habit.

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  6. I saw in the New York Times a feature about the queen who has Halston's bachelor pad (bottom photo.) Amazingly, it still looks pretty much the same, an homage to 80's chic.

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  7. Halston looks like an arch villain in his lair..
    It's a look I love

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