Olivia von Halle has partnered with Harrods to create an exclusive capsule collection inspired by the explosive glamour of legendary 1970s discothèque Studio 54 – ‘The Birds of Paradise Collection’.
“Studio 54 was the place where all the fashion people gather. Everyone was glammed up. Everything was over-embellished. People wore lots of real jewellery and drove around in limousines. When girls went out, they looked like women, not kids, completely done up in Giorgio Sant’Angelo, Valentino and Yves Saint Laurent..
Stories about the fickle selection process that gained one access to the pleasure dome have become legend, with tales of people going home and changing clothing multiple times in one night until they were approved, or newlyweds abandoning their spouse when one got in and the other didn’t.
The term ‘Birds of Paradise’ was coined to describe the elite costumed personalities who got into studio.”