One of the most important fashion designers in American history and the creator of the Halston fashion brand.
He developed an interest in sewing from his mother and worked as a window dresser at the age of eighteen.
He designed the pillbox hat that Jacqueline Kennedy wore for her husband's presidential inauguration in 1961.
He died on March 26th after a lengthy battle with Kaposi's sarcoma, an AIDS-related cancer.
Elizabeth Taylor was one of his biggest fans.