Mikhail Baryshnikov with Royal Ballet in 'Swan Lake'. First performed by Baryshnikov in London, October 27, 1975

Mikhail Baryshnikov with Royal Ballet in 'Swan Lake'. First performed by Baryshnikov in London, October 27, 1975

Vionnet, as worn by Isadora Duncan.  Madeleine Vionnet believed that "when a woman smiles, then her dress should smile too."  Eschewing corsets, padding, stiffening, and anything that distorted the natural curves of a woman's body, her clothes were famous for accentuating the natural female form.  Influenced by the modern dances of Isadora Duncan, Vionnet created designs that showed off a women's natural shape.  Like Duncan, Vionnet was inspired by ancient Greek art, in which garments appear…

Vionnet, as worn by Isadora Duncan. Madeleine Vionnet believed that "when a woman smiles, then her dress should smile too." Eschewing corsets, padding, stiffening, and anything that distorted the natural curves of a woman's body, her clothes were famous for accentuating the natural female form. Influenced by the modern dances of Isadora Duncan, Vionnet created designs that showed off a women's natural shape. Like Duncan, Vionnet was inspired by ancient Greek art, in which garments appear…

ooh la frou frou: Pastel Days and Powdered Sugar Dreams

I wish I could dance like that! They have the look of pure glee on their faces!

I wish I could dance like that! They have the look of pure glee on their faces!

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