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Ballerina Symposium: Caitlyn Lehmann "Turbans, Tulle and Taglioni’s Influence on Fashion, 1830–45"
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
Caitlyn Lehmann is a cultural historian specializing in ballet and eighteenth-century studies. She is affiliated with the University of Melbourne, writes regularly for The Australian Ballet, and is a dance critic for the U.K.’s Dancing Times.
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