Diane Von Furstenberg Blames JCPenney for Halston’s Downfall

Diane Von Furstenberg. Photo: Frazer Harrison/2011 Getty Images

"He was one of the reasons I got into fashion," says Diane Von Furstenberg in a new documentary about Halston founder, Roy Halston Frowick. "He introduced a liberal approach to fashion; a modern approach. But we all make mistakes — sometimes you associate with the wrong names — his was working with JC Penney: he never recovered from that. He lost his heart I think." [Vogue UK]