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Cupcakes & Conversation with Gillian Murphy, Guest Artist with Royal New Zealand Ballet & Principal with American Ballet Theatre

Cupcakes & Conversation with Gillian Murphy, Guest Artist with Royal New Zealand Ballet & Principal with American Ballet Theatre Gillian will next star as Giselle in the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s production of Giselle, co-choreographed by Ethan Stiefel and Johan Kobborg. (7 November – 12 December)   How have you settled into life in New […]

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Ballet News Selects | summer yellow

Ballet News Selects | summer yellow At the height of summer it seems only right to celebrate with yellow and all things golden – the Olympics are underway and who isn’t hoping for gold? This Ethereal Pleat Maxi Dress from Oasis ticks all the right boxes.  It’s suitably yellow, in fact it’s positively radiant and […]

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Dressing for July & summer at the ballet

Dressing for July Who knew ?  George at Asda and a luxury lace dress that is worth snapping up because it’s so versatile and, well, cheap ?  £25 to be precise. The dress is a lovely teal colour – which worked so perfectly on the Duchess of Cambridge when she wore that Jenny Packham dress […]

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Jete through July

Ballet News suggests …. Jete through July With July just a skip away, I wanted to find one perfect dress that you could wear almost anywhere with the right accessories. With their floral lace flippy tunic, TopShop has hit the mark perfectly. It has a sense of structure but not too tailored or restrictive, and it’s also summery […]

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Can you resist… ?

Can you resist ? It’s Prada If you buy one dress this month, make it one of these lovely frocks from Prada.  The middle one – the ‘postcard’ dress – is my favourite and is around £500. Perfect for a summer trip to the ballet! They are available in store only. As you can see […]

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Ballet News Blossoms

Ballet News Blossoms (and there’s a bit of glitter) It’s that time of year when the woolly, winter clothes feel too thick and heavy but the light flirty summer clothes seem too insubstantial.  But there is a way to navigate the seasons, by picking out key pieces that will work on their own during the […]

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Ballet News Springs a fashion surprise

Ballet News Springs a fashion surprise I have been waiting and waiting for the Spring fashions to start arriving (not to mention, the Spring weather) so that I could share with you some of the fabulous confections that are on their way.  If you have tickets to any of the Spring ballets around, or if […]

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Backstage ballet | Glitter, Go!

I recently introduced you to a few of my favourite ballet treats, including chocolate ballerinas, glittering shoes and blush pink handbags just for your iPad, as well as the latest Christmas Nutcracker App for your iPhone/iPad. Well, I have more Christmas treats for you today! Do you, or someone in your family like to count […]

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Fashionable Ballerina Spring/Summer 2011

Spring is here and it’s time to embrace ballerina style !  I love this dress from tba for Urban Outfitters because of the colour but also the ballerina pattern. It’s 100% silk, and is a lightweight sleeveless dress featuring printed panelling and mesh inserts; finished with smocked waist and concealed zip closure at the side. It’s £150 and […]

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