Halston – Directed by Dan Minahan – starts May 14th on Netflix

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Halston;'s to do list includes...

“TO DO LIST: Withdraw $40,000.00 for orchid bill – Don’t forget to send Thank-You Kaftan to Dan – Try, really try to invent something entirely new by midnight tonight. “

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Gian Franco Rodriguez plays Victor Hugo in Halston (2021)

Gian Franco Rodriguez is all Victor Hugo. This performance is 100% approved by BillyBeyond.com. ☑️

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Krysta Rodriguez as Liza is a tour de force, singing in her own voice and dancing as Liza you will be convinced, amazed and most of sucessfully entertained by her magnificent display of talent. To put it “simply,” Ewan McGregor is Halston. He lives. You’ll die.

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Krysta Rodriguez plays Liza Minelli in Halston (2021)

Amazing with a “Z.”

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Rebecca Dayan plays Elsa Peretti in Halston (2021)

Rebecca Dayan plays Elsa. There’s only two Peretti’s. Elsa, and Rebecca as Elsa. She’s so gorgeous that she’s hard to see and hear at the same time. Anticipate rewinding. This level of beauty deserves multiple replays. Encore de Dayan!

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Ewan McGregor plays Halston in Halston -(2021)

“Yes, I’m still holding for Dan…hello?… ( muzak sound cue ) Halston… Halston…calling for Daniel Minahan…”

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Joel Schumacher as played by Rory Culkin in Halston (2021)

Rory Culkin plays Halston’s bestie, the late Joel Schumacher. Good hair, right? May I just throw out a beauty note here please? The make-up is timely perfection. You can all relax.

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David Pittu plays Joe Eula in Halston (2021)

I wouldn’t say David “played” Joe Eula. It’s better to say he embodied him. It’s more than a portrayal and it’s spooky-good. (David Pittu is Joe Eula, famed fashion illustrator and Halston’s creative director.)

Gee, I wonder who choreographed all the runway scenes?

That’d be me. There will be turning, running, smiling finales avec complex pivots as well as several split-doubles and yes, the rumours on the runways are true. We do split a triple in episode four. Models, prepare for your masterclass.

Halston, the limited series premieres on Netflix on May 14.

These images were released on what would’ve been Halston’s 89th birthday (he died of AIDS complications at 57 years old, in1990. RIP.)

Maybe The Michelan Man In Manhattan?

Last year I had a great coat at a bargain price. This year I have a freshly washed coat with one arm and a poly fluff issue with my lint filter. After several hours of scrolling and clicking and pop-up windows and pop-under windows I just can’t decide. I’m wondering about the unbranded full length hologram puffer as opposed to the “radical in Manhattan” Michelin Man look from somewhere in China?

I can’t decide. I might just sew the arm back on, re-stuff a baffle and add a new fake fur trim to the collar.

This is about as deep as my thoughts go tonight…which is strange because normally don’t really get personal on my blog…hmm.

Well, the truth is…the only coat I really want is one of these…

Claude Montana 1984

The New International Male

ORTTU. Our West Coast Reporter has just wired this urgent/not urgent fashion update to our Trend Alert Center. These, “swishy versus tight” garments definitely an Internationale Male flavor and just as “Yes/No” as the original catalog collections. Daring and draped, I Love/Hate all of them. CHECK IT OUT.

Improvisation

To stay in the top tier of The Stay At Home Modeling world requires endless practice, practice, practice. But even the most polished, accomplished, and astute Stay At Home Model can preform a dodgy turn, or execute some other clumsy move….or (gasp).. even fall over. However you must never forget who you are. You’re the “it” girl. You’re on the cover of every non-existent fashion magazine. You’re in the absolute stratosphere of Stay At Home Models. All of the most important fictitious people in your bogus fashion world look to you for their inspiration. The phalanx of imaginary photographers are waiting at the end of your make-believe runway (the stove and fridge in your kitchen). All of the very top echelons of pretend editors, illusionary fashion bloggers, made-up buyers, fabricated upper east side haute couture customers, and carefully curated concocted celebrities are watching your every single move. Now we all realise that this is an enormous amount of delusional pressure. That’s why a Stay At Home SUPER Model like yourself is always prepared for those exceptionally rare runway disasters. If something catastrophic happens on that chimerical catwalk of your’s…IMPROVISE! Turn your mishap into a major moment; and enduring iconic fashion image. Something that will be a concretization; an indelible memory for all of those invisible fashionistas in your head.

Highlights of Three as Four at The Guggenheim 2019

In case you haven’t heard by now, they are all the way back. The show was inspiring plus everything else a show should be.

Connie Flemming returns to the runways of New York. Elevens across the board.
The casting of the show was by Barbara Pfister. It was timely, inspiring and totally correct. I thought it was extremely better than great, whatever that is because whatever it was it was OVAHNESS (cluck.)

Styling by Victoria Bartlett. She knows tights. She turned it. TOTES

You may wear purple.

Forward florals for the future.

And then there is MAXIMA CORTINA…

A captivatingly classic face, that’s one hell of a bleedin’ boat race.

Make up by Frankie Boyd – also CORRECT. Maxima, let the stalking begin!

Here’s One For Fashion Week

 

It’s Hilo Hattie y’all!

Muu Muu’s the word. You gotta see Momma’s new one. It’s the “dapper flapper wrapper of the year!”

 

Desigual SS 2018

Thanks to Abel for the heads up on the fashion front.

I’ll give this show a perfect 10+.

Invisible heels, skipping, high stepping, hand holding and at last, choreography on the catwalk! All that plus dreamcatcher earrings. (look for em.) Bravo whoever!

Check the voice-over on the soundtrack. Sounds an awful lot like Sister Dimension’s soundtrack for a Thierry Mugler defile back in 199? “Influential” is what that’s called. “Influential, dahhhhhling!!!”

Staying Dry This Spring – A Forecasting Conversation with Pat Dry

#PATDRY partying in pantyhose recently in the penthouse.

STAYING DRY THIS SPRING

Billy Beyond (Me) – Good Morning Pat, what shapes do you see this Spring? What forms are “in?”

Pat Dry {Pat) – Pat is loving Commes humps for Merce Cunningham & a basket case coat.

Me – Quelle fresh. J’love. Pat, on the homefront what does Spring 17 look like in our living  areas?

Pat – The Eternal Silience of The Grave…but with more dust.

Me – Shhh! Pat, hemlines. What. Hemlines…

Pat – (no answer)

Me – Pat, what’s for dinner?

Pat – Asian stir-fry.

Me – Pat, there’s no denying that you’re known for your eyes, and to call you a visionary would be an understatement, but how are you with you hands? What are the textures we will be feeling this Spring?

Pat – Silky moisture – wicking tech chiffons and vinatge Herculon.

Me – I’m feeling that. Now where did I stash that herculon shell….Pat, how’s your nightvision? What’s up for our Spring “get down?” Any PM Predictions?

Pat – Real opium dens.

Me – …I’m sorry…I…uh, …I must have dozed off there for minute. I was having the most amazing dream about a flying donkey with the head of Melania…well, excuse me. I apologize. Pat, thank you so much for sharing your informed predictions with us. In closing, if you were to say to my readers, “One thing you all really need right now is…”  What. What do we all really need now, Pat?

Pat – Love.

Me – (heart emoji)

 

#PATDRY

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