Here’s the Real Story Behind the Battle of Versailles Fashion Show in ‘Halston’

No matter the decade, us hardcore fashion enthusiasts are familiar with one saying: any drama surrounding the latest trends is always good drama. Ryan Murphy is especially aware of this mantra, as his new Netflix miniseries Halston follows the rise and fall of the legendary 1970s fashion designer Roy Halston.

Aside from creating some fabulous statement pieces over the years, Halston was also famous for a fateful night in November 1973: The Battle of Versailles. Before you ask whether it was a war you might not have paid attention to in your high school history class… it kinda was. Pitting high-profile French designers against luxury American designers, it was a campaign to see who could best capture the scope of world fashion, and who would be remembered for it.

TL:DR—it was a night full of breathtaking pieces of clothing, with tons of historic moments to boot. Here’s a little breakdown

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<p>Holly’s turned to cult fashion brand Rixo for today’s ensemble</p> (The Independent)

Holly’s turned to cult fashion brand Rixo for today’s ensemble

(The Independent)

Whether you’re personally smitten by her style or not, there’s no denying that Holly Willoughby’s This Morning outfits have become as much of a talking point as any of the stories featured on the show itself – and today is no exception.

Following last week’s selection of dreamy high street #hwstyle picks, where we saw the presenter opt for a stripey pencil skirt from Zara and a colourful mini dress from La Redoute, today Holly has opted for another spring-inspired ensemble, albeit from a brand that’s slightly more expensive.

With warmer weather on the horizon, Holly’s outfit is a nod to the brighter days to come as she has gone for a fun, floral midi dress from cult fashion brand Rixo.

Since launching in 2015, Rixo has fast become the destination for those in search of a

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Here’s What Actually Looks Good 20 Years Later

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I Froze My Eggs After Getting Diagnosed With Endometriosis In my 20s

Welcome to Refinery29’s Fertility Diaries, where people chronicle their joyous, painful, and sometimes complicated paths to parenthood. Have your own Fertility Diary to share? Contact us, here. History: At 25, I was a young, single woman who wasn’t actively trying to conceive. Then I got an earth-shattering diagnosis that meant I had to start thinking about preserving my fertility and freezing my eggs, STAT. This is my fertility journey. Age: 30Location: New York, NYOccupation: Senior manager in technologyHousehold income: $110,000 (£80,000) February 2016Endometriosis diagnosis Every single month, I’m in excruciating pain for the first three days of my period. It’s gotten worse each year since I got my first period at 14 years old. Now, at 25, I can’t take it anymore. About a month ago, my cramps were so bad that I was on

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Valentino Beauty Is Coming: Here’s Everything We Know So Far

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A model walks the runway during the Valentino show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2020/2021 on March 01, 2020, in Paris, France.

Fashion and beauty go hand in hand, which is why we’re positively thrilled to learn that Valentino is finally making its foray into cosmetics. On Wednesday, April 28, the Italian luxury fashion house shared the news with the press, revealing that its first makeup line will include a whopping 50 shades of lipstick, 40 shades of foundation, and “numerous” eye products. According to a Business of Fashion report, these little luxurious will be housed inside Valentino red packaging emblazoned with its signature logo.

This exciting venture will add to the brand’s beauty portfolio, which currently only includes fragrances, the newest of which is Voce Viva. Per BoF, in addition to Valentino Beauty’s 14 soon-to-launch core color cosmetics SKUs (available to pre-order on

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