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Hip-hop to haute couture: dance's love affair with fashion

2 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

From the ballet performances like 17th century catwalk shows to Sex and the City's Carrie Bradshaw in a tutu, two exhibitions explore a stylish symbiotic relationship The shy bookseller played by Audrey Hepburn in 1957's Funny Face wears couture versions of ballet pumps. The actor had been a dancer, and the movie's couture costumes, designed by Hubert de Givenchy , climax in a wedding dress (for Hepburn's marriage to a fashion photographer played by an elderly Fred Astaire) with a full ballerina skirt. So beautiful were the designs that they sprang out of the film and inspired style on the...
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