India Bradley started dancing as a young girl, tagging along whenever her mother, a former dancer with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, taught classes. But the Michigan native has always followed her own path, and Bradley ultimately decided to focus on ballet instead of modern.
When it comes to in-studio dancewear, the pros know that the right style, piece or material can mean the difference between a confident and comfortable day and a day that feels just plain out of sorts. With so much time spent honing their craft in dance clothes, choosing those items takes equal parts strategy, creativity […]
You couldn’t have missed Stuart Weitzman’s holiday campaign this year. Footage of Misty Copeland twirling and strutting in a black tulle number and sky-high gold heels flashed across New York City taxis and TV screens everywhere. Ballet and fashion today seem naturally joined at the hip. But this hasn’t always been the case. A new […]
Is there anything more alluring than a group of well-dressed men who seriously know how to move? According to 15 million views of this Spanish fashion show, it seems not. Here’s Just One of the Clips That’s Gone Viral: The video shows dancers from Ballet Nacional de España performing director Antonio Najarro’s choreography for a […]
It’s widely known how jam-packed an Ailey dancer’s schedule is: the company averages between 175 and 200 performances each year. So it’s hard to imagine that these artists have time for anything else. Impressively, eight-year AAADT dancer Jermaine Terry has somehow maintained a second career in costume and clothing design. From wedding dresses to one-of-a […]
Remember that Spike Jonze/Ryan Heffington/Opening Ceremony collab we mentioned a few weeks back? It’s here. Changers: A Dance Story (OC’s show for New York Fashion Week) is currently running at La Mama through tomorrow. While the remaining performances are unsurprisingly sold out, the piece got a much wider audience last night, thanks to an appearance […]
These New York City Ballet dancers (especially the high-spirited Amar Ramasar) capture exactly how we feel on a summer Friday. Andrew Eccles via Cole Haan Yesterday, shoe designer Cole Haan launched their Extraordinary Comes to Life campaign in collaboration with NYCB dancers, including resident choreographer Justin Peck, principal dancers Sara Mearns, Megan Fairchild and Amar […]