Simply Halston: the untold story

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Putnam, Sep 11, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
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Chronicles the life story of Roy Halston Frowick, a poor midwesterner whose middle name became synonymous in the 1960s and 1970s with high-fashion and high-society, but who experienced business setbacks in the 1980s, then succumbed to the AIDS virus

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SIMPLY HALSTON: The Untold Story

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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

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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


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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.

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