The true story behind the fashion extravaganza as seen in Netflix’s Halston

“Versailles is crumbling; it’s where Napoleon was crowned f***ing empire, it was Marie Atoniette’s house, for Christ’s Sake,” formidable fashion publicist Eleanor Lambert appeals to a reluctant Halston about participating in a fashion competition inside the iconic palace in Netflix’s Halston.

Ryan Murphy’s drama recounts the rise and fall of the legendary designer in the ’70s and ’80s, with Ewan McGregor in the title role, and Kelly Bishop playing Lambert, renowned as the ‘Godmother of Fashion’.

Lambert was plotting a coup to overthrow France’s monopoly of the fashion industry and dismantle the European snobbery that undermined American talent

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True Story of the 1973 Battle of Versailles Fashion Show in Halston

Donna Karan called her “the mother of the industry.” Mussolini once reportedly called her “a bitch,” but that’s neither here nor there. If there’s one title fashion publicist Eleanor Lambert earned, it’s “legend.” She created New York Fashion Week, the Met Gala, the International Best Dressed List, and the Coty Awards over the course of her iconic 75-year career.

But, arguably, Lambert’s pièce de résistance was the Battle of Versailles fashion show, the day that American designers made the rest of the world feel their presence, arguably for the very first time.

Members of high society including Andy
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The rumors are true: Your skinny jeans are out of style, Long Islanders say

I want everyone to know, the skinny jean is dead,” announced Barbara Lubel co-owner Ruby & Jenna boutiques at a staff meeting a few weeks ago. And she’s far from the only one declaring the death of a long-lived, beloved silhouette.

Gen Z is seriously (like they “can’t even”) over the style opting instead for the return of flares, bells bottoms, wide-legs, stovepipes and the once-scorned, high-waisted “mom jean.”

So says Kate Farkouh, 14, a freshman at Manhasset High School who ditched all her skinny jeans months ago. “The new trend is to make fun of skinnies.

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Leighton Meester Was Gossip Girl’s True Style Star

Gossip Girl gave the world many gifts—Taylor Momsen’s music career, Blake Lively’s pop culture dominance, that one epic meme of Penn Badgley typing on a laptop—but the highlight of teen soap that ruled the 2000s was Leighton Meester. The actress, portraying the Upper East Side’s Queen B, Blair Waldorf, took what could have been a two-dimensional high school mean girl and made it her own. Blair’s quips, eccentrically feminine fashion, and ability to bring the drama are well remembered, but Meester, who turns 35 today, is as watchable off-screen. On the red carpet and at parties, she displays a personal

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Yorktown100: The True Cost of Fast Fashion

Some aspects of our carbon footprint are easy to identify, such as flying, commuting with a gas-powered vehicle, using single use plastics, etc. But when it comes to our clothing, the impact is not as apparent. As the price of clothing has declined, people are buying more of it, but they are tossing it out sooner, considering it “disposable” due to its low cost and quality. “Fast fashion” has made clothes more affordable, but at a significant environmental cost.

Carbon Emissions:

The fashion industry is responsible for 10 percent of all carbon emissions and is a more significant source than

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