A new show featuring dance costumes, fashion inspired by dance and featuring such items as Margot Fonteyn's pointe shoes is inspiring our latest collection for Spring 2015.
Special Exhibitions Gallery
September 13, 2014 - January 3, 2015
Dance And Fashion explores the relationship between two great embodied art forms: dance and fashion. Dance has utilized a wide variety of costumes, including contemporary fashions, to identify different characters, but there are also certain iconic styles, which represent a dance more abstractly. Tutus and pointe shoes, for example, are integral to the image and movements of the ballerina, just as leotards and tights are associated with the modern dancer.