Friday, September 21, 2012

Fashion Friday Photo: Valentino Outfits the New York City Ballet

  In a one time event fashion designing legend, Valentino designed costumes for the 2012  New York City Ballet Fall Gala was held at Lincoln Center Thursday, September 20. The costumes for the evenings exclusive performance was designed by Valentino, who was also honored by the New York City Ballet Company. This collaboration was first put forth by actress and board member of the NYCB, Sarah Jessica Parker (who hope that the fashion component would entice younger ballet patrons) and by Peter Martin,company director.

New York City Ballet's principal dancer, Wendy Whelanwearing a Valentino costume

   This pairing of fashion and performing art was done as a way to avoid the decline of many of the American arts organizations is seen as clever and is seen in keeping with the prestige that is the New York City Ballet.

Valentino outfits the NYCB

Sarah Jessica Parker and Valentino

Anne Hathaway  at New York City Ballet Gala. This would look better on Florence Welch, of Florence +the Machine, with her red hair instead of Anne with her brown hair, because she just blends into the dress.

Valentino costume for the NYCB

Maria Kowroski and Charles Askegard in "Sophisticated Lady"at the New York City ballet Fall Gala

Valentino and principal dancer, Ana Sophia Scheller

Behind the scenes


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