'SIMPLY HALSTON' SERIES
WITH EWAN MCGREGOR AS THE CELEBRITY FASHION DESIGNER
|Legendary Television is producing|
HALSTON, working first as a milliner, rose to fame after designing the pillbox hat Jacqueline Kennedy wore to her husband’s presidential inauguration in 1961. He then segued to women’s wear with designs that were deemed minimalist but sophisticated, glamorous but comfortable. His celebrity clients included Anjelica Huston, Lauren Bacall, Margaux
Hemingway, Elizabeth Taylor, Bianca Jagger and Liza Minnelli.
Halston’s company went through various owners and was eventually
acquired by Revlon, with Halston gradually losing control. He died in
1990 at the age of 57 from AIDS related complications.
|Sharr White is writing, Dan Minahan directing the new series|