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Russian ballerina, actress, and muse Ida Rubinstein (1885-1960) in costume for her 1908 debut role as the title character for a single private performance of Oscar Wilde's 'Salomé', in which she stripped nude in the course of the Dance of the Seven Veils.

Ballerinas lean against windows in break from class at American Ballet School.

Margot Fonteyn's costume from `Ondine' designed by Lila De Nobili, 1958~Image via Kerry Taylor Auctions

Anna Pavlova -- prima ballerina who invented pointe by darning her ballet slippers --photo by Ira L. Hill 1921

Zeenat Aman who broke all the rules of how a Bollywood actress should dress. She is also the first one who brought the term sexy to Bollywood movies. Best known for her role in Satyam Shivam Sundaram 1978

zolotoivek: Mikhail Fokin and Tamara Karsavina in the first performance of Igor Stravinsky’s The Firebird by the Ballets Russes with costumes designed by Leon Bakst, 1910.