Ottawa Premiere the Week of June 14th!
From Iowa to Studio 54, this investigation into the rags-to-riches story of America’s first superstar designer uncovers the cautionary tale of an artist who sold his name to Wall Street.
Sarasota Film Festival – Best Documentary Feature Jury Prize nominee!
CPH:DOX – Audience Award nominee!
“a roller coaster of fabulousness and folly…the expansive scope of this tribute seems entirely fitting for an industry giant who put America on the global fashion map” (The Hollywood Reporter)
“gripping, well-researched doc…thrilling stuff for fashion nerds, as well as a poignant character study of a misfit ultimately undone by an excessive hunger to prove himself.” (Variety)