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Ballerina Fashions Modern Muse

Ballerina Fashions Modern Muse
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Ballerina: Fashion's Modern Muse is a revelatory, irresistible treat for dance aficionados and fashionistas alike. Couturiers such as Balmain, Balenciaga, Chanel, Schiaparelli, Charles James, Dior, and Yves Saint Laurent designed ballet-inspired dresses and gowns, many featuring the boned bodices and voluminous tulle skirts of classical tutus. American ready-to-wear designers such as Claire McCardell found inspiration in ballet leotards and other practice clothing, creating knitted separates, bathing suits, and wrap dresses.

Written by fashion and ballet experts, the book is illustrated with archival photography by such masters as Richard Avedon, Edward Steichen, Irving Penn, Man Ray, and Cecil Beaton, along with newly commissioned photography of contemporary ballerinas wearing ballet-influenced couture.

Title: Ballerina Fashions Modern Muse
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 15/10/2019
Price: $110.00
RRP: $110.00
Imprint: Vendom
Publisher: Vendome Press
ISBN: 9780865653733
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