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Evening Ensemble

In 1976 it seemed that every fashionable woman was wearing Halston's asymmetrical neckline dress, according to a News York Times article from that year. A Halston signature, it was so popular that he interpreted it in many fabrics and a variety of styles.

This evening pajama has a two-piece bias-cut top. The straight-leg trousers are also cut on the bias, allowing the fabric to drape and flow when worn.

Object Information

creation date
about 1976
textured silk
L: 36 3/4 in. (tunic)
accession number
credit line
Gift of David W. Campbell