Halston moved to New York City to work for famed milliner Lily Daché.
Halston accepted the role as Chief Milliner at the esteemed New York retailer, Bergdorf Goodman
Halston designs the first hat to ever be published on Harper's Bazaar.
Halston designs the famous pillbox hat worn by Jacqueline Kennedy to JFK's presidential inauguration ceremony. The same year, he wins his first COTY award for innovation in millinery.
Halston opens a boutique within Bergdorf Goodman, designing his first collection of women's ready-to-wear.
Leaving the walls of Bergdorf Goodman, Halston opens up his first namesake boutique at 33 East 68th Street. It is the first luxury boutique to bear a designer's name.
With the help of friend, Victor Hugo, Halston becomes the first designer to transform store windows and mannequins into Pop Art. The same year, Halston wins his second COTY award for his premiere solo collection.
The same year Halston designs the iconic Ultrasuede Shirtdress, Halston wins his third COTY award.
Newsweek dubs Halston the "Best Designer in All of the Americas." He wins his fourth COTY award.
Halston designs his iconic Tube Dress, an innovative, single-cut, single-seam dress. Halston wins his fifth and final COTY award, and is inducted into the COTY Hall of Fame.
Halston participates in the French versus American fashion competition held at Palace de Versailles.
Halston releases his signature fragrance with a bottle designed by Elsa Peretti. It becomes the second best selling fragrance in history and wins the "Best Fragrance of the Year" Award.
Halston designs uniforms for various commercial industries: Braniff Airlines, the US Olympic Team, Avis Car Rental and The Girl Scouts.
Halston's grand love affair with music, art and fashion is solidified with the opening of famed nightclub Studio 54.
Halston designs the first-ever sportswear collection for women. In the same year Halston travels to show his collection, the first designer ever to do so.
Halston is the first designer to enter the masstique category, bringing his designs to JC Penny in the first partnership of its kind.
Ben Malka is named CEO and Chairman, bringing with him a team of global innovators, including Chief Creative Officer, Marie Mazelis.
Halston Heritage launches sportswear, dresses, and accessories to the global market