Ballet's in. Ballet's cool. Ballet means fashion.
After the popularity of Black Swan, Natalie Portman had been given the Vogue cover. But fashion over the years has never ignored the stage. Here are some recent and current ballet- influenced designs – tutus and cortsets…
Graham Spicer is a writer, director and photographer in Milan, blogging (under the name ‘Gramilano') about dance, opera, music and photography for people “who are a bit like me and like some of the things I like”. He was a regular columnist for Opera Now magazine and wrote for the BBC until transferring to Italy.
His scribblings have appeared in various publications from Woman's Weekly to Gay Times, and he wrote the ‘Danza in Italia' column for Dancing Times magazine.