February 09, 2000
Simplicity in dressing was Halston's dictum while he was still alive. Now it seems that a less discreet philosophy has permeated practically every piece that bears his name: Gold ombré sequined suits, goatskin ball gowns and tricolor pastel tweed ensembles were a few of the looks on the runway this season. Alongside classic Halston staples like Ultrasuede raincoats and lace halter skimps, there were logo beaded dresses, cardigans and jackets. Sex appeal was a key element of the show, and a lot of the eveningwear, like the matte jersey slit dresses, fox wraps and slick columns, are sure never to go unnoticed.