Wondering If Ewan McGregor’s Halston Portrayal Holds Up? Here Are Pics of the Real Designer

Wondering If Ewan McGregor's Halston Portrayal Holds Up? Here Are Pics of the Real Designer

After a take on the assassination of Gianni Versace, executive producer Ryan Murphy is back to tell the story of another groundbreaking fashion designer: Halston. Born Roy Halston Frowick, the sartorial legend first made waves after designing the famous pillbox hat worn by First Lady Jackie Kennedy. In the ’70s, he carved out a name for himself by pushing out clean, minimal designs for Ultrasuede shirtdresses and airy caftans. As he befriended legends such as jewelry designer Elsa Peretti and performer Liza Minnelli, he spent much of his early days of fame at a colorful disco nightclub called Studio 54. Halston’s legendary name, reputation, and friendships often preceded Halston the person, so what did Halston actually look like?

As you dig into Halston, reference the pictures ahead to see if Ewan McGregor’s impression actually holds up!

Lydia Livingston

Lydia is the newest member of the Genesis Brand family and has fit into the culture seamlessly. After graduating college, three years ago, Lydia made the transition to west coast life after her early years in NYC. She's an avid tennis player, animal rights activist and aspiring vegan chef.

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