I wanted to see the view out the window and he just said, “Stop right there,” then ripped it off and handed it to me. It’s just funny to me that he spent so much time with Halston, but he never broadcasted that fact. When I did Joe’s obituary and I interviewed Fernando [Sánchez, late designer and friend of Mr. The era of Oscar de la Renta and those guys of the ‘60s, building those brands the way they did, coming out of the back room and becoming superstars, and Oscar being like how Azzedine had an impact. He was a guy who came along in his time and made clothes out of garbage bags and showed in the subway, and it created a movement. It can be done, and I believe there are people who are personally dedicated enough. It’s funny to hear about people who still live in the magazine world. AD: Was it so fast that you couldn’t be embarrassed? He did say to people, “If it weren’t for me, there wouldn’t be Halston.” He said that after that earlier decade. I think Joe could very easily have said to someone, “Okay, that’s it, out.” He could get impatient with people. Eula’s since the ’60s] and he made that comment: “If it hadn’t been for Elsa [Peretti] and Joe, Halston would have never been the success that he was.”AD: Another thing that was amazing about this book is the time. We’re just not in the moment AD: We were just talking about an article in The Atlantic — “Is 25 the new 21? I find that there are a lot of opportunities in a strange way. I think that what’s got to be tough — I don’t know if you guys feel angst — but there was no angst when I was coming along. AD: Leandra is more comfortable with the word “blog” than I am.
He was the creative director of Halston during the ’70s, “the era of the designer’s greatest influence.” He was a critic; unafraid to speak his mind or have an opinion or live his life any way other than exactly how he saw fit. They were less in a hurry to get somewhere, so if they met someone they liked, they would just stop and get into the conversation.
“The French houses didn’t want anyone sketching their clothes; they complained incessantly about copies,” wrote Horyn.
In fact, Coco Chanel was headed directly towards Joe Eula to kick him out when Eula, in his impulsive way, began sketching the famed designer.
Lawren Sample has been Hendricks' stylist for three years.
Despite the actress's extravagant beauty, best supporting actress Emmy nomination, fame and fans, dressing her for the red carpet is never easy.