See the New York City Ballet costume exhibition, Design in motion
Costumes Created For NYCB’s Annual Fall Fashion Gala By World-Famous Designers On Display At INTERSECT BY LEXUS
Written by Lauren Watzich
Tucked inside INTERSECTION BY LEXUS, a creative lifestyle hub in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District, is the New York City Ballet’s first-ever showcase of art, grace and high style. The exposure, Design in Motion: A New York City Ballet Fall Fashion Gala Retrospective, presents 40 creations made by 26 of the world’s best designers for the NYCB Fall Fashion Gala (an original idea by NYCB Vice President of the Board of Directors, Sarah Jessica Parker).
Hosted by NYCB Costume Director Marc Happel, the Iconic Costume Show features designs by Zac Posen, Valentino, Dries Van Noten, OFF-WHITE’s Virgil Abloh, Carolina Herrera, Thom Browne, and more. Each piece represents a beautiful labor of love.
“It has been my dream for many years to design for the stage,” said Zac Posen, designer of lead dancer Lauren Lovette’s recent show. The shaded line Ballet. In addition to the music and the choreography, he was inspired by the creations of Barbara Karinska for his costumes. “Lauren had this idea of the story she wanted to tell through the choreography. It became the story of a dancer’s struggle, of discipline, of beauty …”
This exhibition is open to the public until Sunday, October 20.