This combination of photos shows actor Ewan McGregor portraying fashion designer Halston, left, and Halston photographed in his New York showroom on July 9, 1975. A new series about the fashion designer, “Halston,” premieres Friday on Netflix. (Netflix via AP, left, and AP Photo)
This combination of photos shows actor Ewan McGregor portraying fashion designer Halston, left, and Halston photographed in his New York showroom on July 9, 1975. A new series about the fashion designer, “Halston,” premieres Friday on Netflix. (Netflix via AP, left, and AP Photo)
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Netflix’s Halston: what really happened – the real life story behind the hit miniseries’ 9 key scenes

  • Elizabeth Taylor, Bianca Jagger and Liza Minnelli all championed his designs – but it was Jackie Kennedy’s pillbox hat that made Roy Halston Frowick famous
  • The popularity of the shirtdress, kaftan and Ultrasuede can all be credited to Halston’s era-defining 70s designs – but how accurate is Netflix’s storytelling?

This combination of photos shows actor Ewan McGregor portraying fashion designer Halston, left, and Halston photographed in his New York showroom on July 9, 1975. A new series about the fashion designer, “Halston,” premieres Friday on Netflix. (Netflix via AP, left, and AP Photo)
This combination of photos shows actor Ewan McGregor portraying fashion designer Halston, left, and Halston photographed in his New York showroom on July 9, 1975. A new series about the fashion designer, “Halston,” premieres Friday on Netflix. (Netflix via AP, left, and AP Photo)
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