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Halston: An American Original, 1st Ed.

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Hilary Knight collection, with his stamp of ownership and signature on front pastedown. First Edition. Oversized folio and over 200 illustrations in black and white and color. ISBN: 0060193182. No American designer since Claire McCardell has had such an impact on redefining fashion as Halston. This comprehensive survey of Halston's work is based on exclusive interviews with the people who knew and worked with Halston throughout his turbulent career. The quintessential volume for all fans of Halston and lovers of fashion. Tight binding.

Sometime in the early ’50s, Hilary Knight’s drawings of naughty little girls for Mademoiselle magazine led to a meeting with author Kay Thompson (then a top nightclub performer)--and, of course, to the perpetually adored Eloise, the precocious Plaza dweller who in many ways is Knight’s alter ego. “Eloise will be celebrating her 60th birthday in 2015--not bad for a six-year-old,” says Knight. We’re honored to offer these personal pieces from Knight, who remains as stylish, outspoken, and original as the legendary little girl he brought to life.

Product Information

Year:
1999
Publisher:
HarperCollins, New York
Made of:
cloth-bound hardcover with dust jacket
Author:
Elaine Gross, Fred Rottman
Page count:
236
Dimensions:
10.25"L x 1"D x 12.25"H
Damages:
minor edge wear on price-clipped dust jacket