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Christopher John Rogers and Esteban Cortázar.

Fashion Features

EXCLUSIVE: Christopher John Rogers, Esteban Cortázar to Design Costumes for New York City Ballet

Rogers and Cortázar will harness their use of color to bring “optimism” to new ballets that will premiere at NYCB’s annual fall fashion gala this September.

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Victor Glemaud has designed costumes for the American Ballet Theatre's "La Follia Variations."

Fashion Features

Victor Glemaud Designs Costumes for ABT’s ‘La Follia Variations’ by Lauren Lovette

It’s the first time Glemaud has ever designed ballet costumes.

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Tiler Peck and Roman Mejia in the short film for Justin Alexander.

Fashion Features

Tiler Peck Talks Bridal Film, Vacationing With Valentino and Post-pandemic Plans

The principal dancer at the New York City Ballet has amassed a large following for her Instagram Live ballet classes.

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Model Betty Bridges in Tijuca, Brazil, wearing a Claire McCardell swimsuit. Photography by Louise Dahl-Wolfe, color proof, featured in Harper’s Bazaar, May 1946.

People

American Sportswear Pioneer Claire McCardell to Be Celebrated in Children’s Book, Coloring Book and Bronze Statue

Debra Scala Giokas, a first-time children’s book author, aims to introduce children and adults to Claire McCardell.

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Gagosian, Anselm Kiefer

Lifestyle

Gagosian Pivots to Digital Events in Lieu of Gallery Openings

A ballet performance sets off monumental new paintings by Anselm Kiefer.

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Soulgani The Bar Method

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The Bar Method Launches First Design Collaboration With Indie Brand Soulgani

The limited-edition collection launches today.

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Shantell Martin and Karlie Kloss.

Fashion Scoops

Karlie Kloss and Shantell Martin Join Forces to Encourage Girls to Pursue Coding

The limited-edition hoodie will benefit Kode With Klossy, a nonprofit started by Kloss to encourage girls to get into coding.

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New York City Ballet's "The Nutcracker" includes two Sugarplum Fairy costumes, including this pink look from Act One.

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Behind the Seams: Costumes for New York City Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’

WWD goes inside the NYCB’s costume atelier as the company prepares for its annual production.

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Looks from the Wiederhoeft RTW Spring 2020 collection titled "Spooky Couture."

Fashion Features

Jackson Wiederhoeft Debuts Namesake Label Through Ballet Performance

A love of theater, dance and performance fueled the Parsons-grad and Thom Browne-alum’s ready-to-wear line.

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Zac Posen is designing costumes for the New York City Ballet. Anna Sui is also creating designs.

Fashion Features

EXCLUSIVE: Zac Posen, Anna Sui Design New York City Ballet Costumes

A first look at the designers’ new ballet costumes that will premiere on Sept. 26.

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Designs by Giles Deacon

Fashion Scoops

Zac Posen, Anna Sui to Design Costumes for New York City Ballet

Posen and Sui will participate in the company’s annual Fall Fashion Gala, designing for new choreographic works.

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Hilaria Baldwin and Alec Baldwin

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Alec Baldwin, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Katie Holmes Attend American Ballet Theatre Gala

The event marked the 10th anniversary of the ballet’s partnership with choreographer Alexei Ratmansky.

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NYCB dancers

Parties

New York City Ballet Gala Seen as Turning Point for Change

The company’s spring gala on Thursday was the first to be presided over by new leadership who hope diversity, gender equality and modernized programming will mark a new era.

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Dior

People

Dior’s Roman Night

Dior’s couturier Maria Grazia Chiuri, who created the costumes for the “Nuit Blanche” ballet to be held at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome as part of a tribute to American composer Philip Glass, discusses the project with WWD together with chairman and ceo Pietro Beccari.

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School of American Ballet Winter Ball, Monday, March 11, 2019, David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center. Credit Photo: Erin Baiano

Parties

Under New Leadership, School of American Ballet Looks to Boost Diversity

WWD spoke with new City Ballet and SAB artistic director Jonathan Stafford two weeks into his job.

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American Image Awards Honors Leaders in Diversity and Innovation

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