Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Dress of the Day - July 15, 2011

Dress of the Day: Chanel, costumes for Le train bleu, Ballets Russes (1924). It's summer and I'm in the mood for something sporty. Here are Chanel's ballet costumes for Jean Cocteau's ballet le train bleu with music by Darius Milhaud and choreography by Bronislava Nijinska. Chanel's streamlined bathing and tennis outfits for this story, set on the Riviera, influenced sportswear of the time.

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