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Shantell Martin and Karlie Kloss.

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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."

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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.

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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

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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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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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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’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

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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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Komal Shah

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At San Francisco Ballet’s Opening Gala, Feathers and Feminism

The annual night of dance and designer gowns drew Komal Shah, Larissa Roesch, Yurie Pascarella and more for two world premieres.

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NYCB Soloist Lauren King in a costume fitting for Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2.

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A New Look at New York City Ballet

The company’s costume director Marc Happel has designed a new wardrobe fleet for “Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2,” a classical piece dating back to 1941. Premiering tonight, WWD has the first look.

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Grimm Tales

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Costume Designer Constance Hoffman, Artist Natalie Frank Team for ‘Grimm Tales’ Ballet

Ballet Austin will stage the new production in March.

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American Ballet Theatre Unveils Women’s Movement at Fall Gala

The announcement comes at a pivotal time for the ballet world, which has recently been rocked by allegations of sexual misconduct and institutional patriarchy.

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Giles Deacon, Georgina Pazcoguin, and Kyle Abraham with Dancers

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The Making of a Kanye West Ballet

At New York City Ballet’s Fashion Gala, choreographer Kyle Abraham flouted tradition with a work that is bound to attract new audiences.

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Designs by Giles Deacon

Fashion Features

EXCLUSIVE: Fashion Takes a Twirl at New York City Ballet

A preview of costume designs by Giles Deacon, Gareth Pugh and Alberta Ferretti for City Ballet’s annual fall fashion gala.

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New York City Stores to Get More Outdoor Space to Welcome Shoppers

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