Simply Halston: The Untold Story

Front Cover
Putnam, 1991 - Costume designers - 320 pages
This revelatory, in-depth biography by bestselling author Steven Gaines is the dramatic story of Roy Halston Frowick, a poor but gifted young man from the Midwest who became the most famous name in fashion in the '60s and '70s. 16 pages of photographs.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

SIMPLY HALSTON: The Untold Story

User Review  - Kirkus

A riveting tale of sex, drugs, and the pillbox hat as Gaines (Heroes and Villains, 1986) details the rise and fall of a talented designer turned disco denizen. Roy Halston Frowick moved to Chicago at ... Read full review

Simply Halston: the untold story

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

When Roy Halston Frowick died on March 26, 1990, the society pages and the world of haute couture lost one of their stars. Gaines has been indefatigable in collecting gossip for his account of the ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
7
THE HEALTHIEST BABY
15
A KEPT BOY
32
Copyright

14 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1991)

Steven Gaines is known for writing about one of America's pastimes: celebrities and pop culture icons. His works include The Love You Make (about the Beatles), Heroes and Villains (about the Beach Boys), Obsession: The Life and Times of Calvin Klein, and Philistines in the Hedgerow: Passion and Property in the Hamptons.

Bibliographic information