DANCE AND FASHION………a Century of Ballet Costumes

The FASHION INTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY here in Manhattan has a thrilling exhibit of fashion in the ballet world.

You can see Margo Fonteyn’s ballet slippers………or Rudolph Nureyev strutting his…..!

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The male mannequins used in this exhibit were modeled after Yul Brenner…..and his mesmerizing facial features.

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The Donald and Teddy and Erin were my companions.

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Alexandre Benois for the Ballet Russes…………..Leon Bakst………..and my favorite designer PAUL POIRET [circa 1910].

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Dance and Fashion are two great forms of art.  Designers like Christian Dior and Christian Louboutin have designed for the ballet.

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