"On February 7, 1964, the Beatles arrived in New York City for the first time, met by crowds of fans at John F. Kennedy International Airport. That night, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show, launching the "British invasion" craze in American popular culture."
"The early career of American design legend Halston is profiled in this program. Explore the beginnings of his fashion empire and his legacy. Halston’s contemporaries share memories of the man, and today’s biggest designers reveal the influence Halston has had on their own careers."
Selfridges was the brain child of an American-Mr. Harry Gordon Selfridge. He brought about a complete revolution in the way that Londoners shopped, introducing a new American retail model which made shopping less of a practical pursuit and more of a luxurious adventure. But there was another side to the story-Harry's private life. When it began to seep into his business, the effect on him and his store was devastating.
"Not many moments in life change the course of history, shatter the status quo and usher in a paradigm shift. But on November 28, 1973 at the Chateau de Versailles, such a moment took place. For the second time in history, the Americans stormed France in an epic battle. This battle, however would pit the French haute couture establishment -- Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, Hubert de Givenchy, Pierre Cardin and Emmanuel Ungaro -- against American designers Anne Klein, Stephen Burrows, Oscar de la Renta and Halston..."