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Ballerina Symposium: Laura Jacobs "Crown Jewels: Reflections on the Ballerina"
Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse was The Museum at FIT’s 23rd academic symposium. The one-day event explored the ways in which twentieth-century ballerinas and their glamorous, romantic costumes profoundly inspired modern fashion. #BallerinaExhibition
Laura Jacobs is editor of the Arts Intel Report for the online weekly newsletter Air Mail. A fashion critic for The Wall Street Journal and the dance critic for The New Criterion, Jacobs’s most recent book is Celestial Bodies: How to Look at the Ballet.
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