Fashion Designers and Dancers Together At NYCB
If you are big fan of Ballet, then we have big news for you. This time it is going to be different! You can see fashion designers and choreographers are coming together. Isn’t it news? So the news is that New York City Ballet is pairing favorite fashion designers and dancers.
The designers will design costumes for specific group performances. The names include Valentino, Alexander McQueen’s Sarah Burton, Thom Browne, Carolina Herrera, and Mary Katrantzou. These designers will surely design costumes that completely complement the dance performances at its best.
We already know that the NYCB has been working with high-profile fashion world, although it is a quiet recent development. It first started with Rodarte in 2012, then in 2013, by Iris van Herpen, Prabal Gurung, and Olivier Theyskens. But this time it is really high profile. The group made up of all big shot designers working together. Everybody is looking forward the opening gala on happening on 23rd September. We know it is going to be fantastic.
The dance highlights of NYCB’s opening gala are supposed to be the dance premieres by Liam Scarlett, Troy Schumacher, and Justin Peck. But costumes will be certainly by Carolina Herrera, Sarah Burton, Thom Browne, and Valentino GaravaniMary Katrantzou.
At the the event which is scheduled on 23rd September at Lincoln Center, will have pairs as Scarlett with Sarah Burton, Peck will work with Katrantzou and Schumacher with Browne. While Garavani will re-design Christopher Wheeldon pre-existing piece. Harrera’s new costumes will be seen in Peter Martins‘s work.
New York City Ballet has rich history and undefeatable track record. Everyone is curious to see how this season goes. This group has worked for the Duchess of Cambridge. So everyone has very high expectations from them. We know it is going to be spectacular. We wish them all the best for their performance.