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March 24, 2020 66 min

En pointe and en vogue, the ballerina has inspired many a fashion designer. Dance and fashion have long had a symbiotic relationship, and this week we speak to Patricia Mears about her sublimely beautiful exhibition which highlights the mutual love affair between ballet and high style.

Recommended reading:

  • Mears, Patricia et al. Ballerina: Fashion's Modern Muse. New York: Vendome Press, 2019.
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