evening dress

 
Designer
Creation date
Materials
cashmere
Dimensions
L: 62 3/4 in.
Credit line
Gift of Jane B. Holzer
Accession number
1986.239
Collection
Not Currently On View

Halston was the inventor of the first truly American style of high fashion. He focused on simplicity and ease.

"I think the one-piece dress is the most useful for most people," he once said. Halston used cashmere to make the simplest of silhouettes luxurious to wear.

Jane B. Holzer, New York (Stan Weaver, New York): given to IMA October 22, 1986.
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