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Ballet, movement, fashion!

February 28, 2008

”Float Like a Butterfly”
Magazine: New York Magazine Spring Fashion February 25, 2008
Photographer: Andreas Sjodin
Models: American Ballet Theatre dancers (yes, not a single model!)

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                                                                                                                    Lanvin

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                                                                                                               Nina Ricci

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                                                                                                                   Missoni

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                                                                                                                  Rodarte

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                                                                                                       Roberto Cavalli

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                                                                                              Diane Von Furstenburg

What’s call gorgeous? This is it.
I think the shots are simply a stunning vision of lightness and grace. My favourite is the one in Lanvin. Remember that Spring/Summer 08′ ad campaign shot by Steven Meisel? This looks like it. But what caught my eyes is the way the fabrics swirled around the dancers’ body like they have a life of their own. I really love these! What do you think?

source: fakingfashion

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7 Comments leave one →
  1. February 28, 2008 2:26 pm

    OMG. the Nina Ricci one looks like a majestic butterfly taking flight.

    and that Rodarte on Irina Kulikova! it never did appear on the red carpets.. magical.

    thank you for posting this, really needed it after a long day!

  2. peek-a-boo permalink
    February 28, 2008 6:06 pm

    Beautiful!The new Lanvin ads with Russian model Camille are in the same vein and awesome too.They were probably jumping in front of a huge Fan but the effect is airy and effortless.Bravo!

  3. sophie permalink
    February 28, 2008 6:49 pm

    they’re all really beautiful, but i think my favourite has to be the nina ricci one.

    this just reminds me why i love fashion so much.

  4. mansie permalink
    February 29, 2008 5:57 am

    wow. really, the rodarte one is my favorite! i love how there are so many blue fabrics. it almost looks like she’s walking on clouds.

  5. February 29, 2008 11:04 am

    beautiful movements indeed

  6. February 29, 2008 11:26 am

    Rodarte is my favourite by a mile. Irina modelling for Rodarte is simply sensuous in this cat walk.

    Regards

    Kartik
    http://fashionnetworking.blogspot.com

  7. March 1, 2008 2:25 am

    Totally awesome. The dancers really made the the dresses float.

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