Studio 54

Located at 254 West 54th Street between Eighth Avenue and Broadway in Manhattan, founded and created by Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager, during its 33-months existence Studio 54 has been the world’s most famous nightclub, populated by celebrities as Andy Warhol, Liza Minnelli, Bianca Jagger, Elizabeth Taylor, Mick Jagger, Debbie Harry, Grace Jones, Michael Jackson, Calvin Klein, Elton John, Tina Turner, Truman Capote, Freddie Mercury, Tommy Hilfiger, Diana Ross, Lou Reed, Al Pacino, Cher, Caitlyn Jenner, David Bowie, Woody Allen, Salvador Dalí, Robin Williams, Diana Vreeland, John Travolta, Karl Lagerfeld, Diane von Fürstenberg, Amanda Lear, Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Brooke Shields.

For SS17, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon cite Kenzo Takeda’s 1977 show which was staged in the NY nightclub and saw Grace Jones perform and Jerry Hall model

— Dazed

Sequins and lamé (disco uniform essentials) made their way onto everything from miniskirts and bralettes to slip-dresses and blouses. Waxy PVC and silken nylon glazed over catsuits, pencil skirts, high-waisted trousers and Halston dresses. The more graphic pieces, including a few elongated tees and athletic crop-tops, were emblazoned with Polaroids taken by lauded fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez, a member of Takada’s colorful clique of dancing queens from back in the day.

— High Snobiety

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