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The Legacy of Halston

“Fashion starts with fashionable people,” stated designer Roy Halston Frowick (1932–1990), known simply as “Halston.” Born in Des Moines, Iowa, on April 23, 1932, to a Norwegian-American accountant and his wife, Halston later dropped his first and last names, preferring the moniker. As a boy, Halston loved to alter and make clothes for his mother …

Going All In

by Lily Hoagland Photography by Ben Fink Shapiro Shoshanna Gruss is a classic example of a woman turning her problem inside out and transforming it into her major asset. Growing up as a short and buxom young woman, she had trouble finding dresses and swimsuits that fit both her figure and her youthful sense of …