Monday, June 22, 2009

Swan Ballet Chanel Paris

Oh my!!
Did you know...
Karl Lagerfeld, designer for
Chanel
announced in May that he
custom designed
a white feather dance
costume for
"The Dying Swan"
ballet
in Paris?

I am Amazed at the feather
detail on these wings~
2500 feathers
&
100 hours later...

This,
a vision of
Pure beauty~
Ballerina
Elena Glurdjidze....

performs her ballet
and solo dance for
Karl Lagerfeld,
dressed in his
exquisite Swan costume
for the
final fitting~
You can view the dance
Here
The ballet will be performed
this month in
London~

Fin~

An adorable
vintage ballet jacket above,
just because
I love it~
It is not Chanel...

Have a Beautiful week
my friends!
XO's

30 comments:

  1. Gorgeous, gorgeous. Such great talent!!!

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  2. I just love the ballet. Could you imagine a personal performance like that? What a treat for HIM!

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  3. Oh, I had seen this. And that adorable wing wrap jacket. But, it is fitting that my angel with wings posted it!
    xo,
    Christina

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  4. Breathtaking! Karl Lagerfeld watching the solo performance left me mesmerized, and the Swan costume is a masterpiece!

    The perfect beginning to a week....thank you!

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  5. all of my favorite things in 1 post! i had only seen one of the images of the ballerina with Karl Lagerfeld and didn't know the story behind it until now!
    love the feathers, love ballet, love chanel...what a great way to start my day!
    xox

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  6. 2500 feathers? Wow, so beautiful. Love the photos too. Magic!

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  7. Incredible. Exquisite. Breathtaking. Gorgeous.
    Simply inspired! A fabulous post Janet!!!!

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  8. That man is a genius...he never stops creating beauty. Gorgeous shots Janet, xv.

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  9. To dance in a costume designed by Lagerfeld would be divine. He and ballet are an exquisite match.
    Catherine

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  10. I love Lagerfeld. His work is always exquisite.

    Have a lovely day~

    LuLu~*xoxo

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  11. Ohhhhhhhh Myyyyyyyyyy GOSH! Look at that detailing of making those wings. Incredible! Dana is going to die. I am dying. This is outstanding! I love THIS! Ok, I have to go back and look some more....

    MUAHss Noel

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  12. Oh, I have been saving these images for a while now. So enchanting!
    LOVE the ballet jacket! I would love to have one just like it.
    Absolutely stunning post, Janet.

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  13. Where do you get this stuff? C'est magnifique!

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  14. What a Tutu!
    Fabulous,
    Thank you for sharing!

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  15. Love your post...i am crazy about anything from the ballet...my daughter dances and she would love this post...i will show it to her.....if only i could go to London to watch her perform...
    i will be waiting for your pink and blue post...i know it will be beautiful!!!

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  16. Perfect timing for this post :) My 11 year old daughter and I are going to see the Paris Opera Ballet on Thursday evening, although not in the lovely costume that you've shown.
    Suzanne

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  17. That is an amazing costume. I especially love the last picture of the toe shoes.

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  18. Couture on pointe!!! Only in Paris....

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  19. I'm stunned. This is beyond lovely. I love the ballet.

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  20. What beauty and workmanship! It is divine. Thank you for sharing this. I adore the ballet!

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  21. EXQUISITE! I LOVE it! Thanks for your sweet comment Janet!

    P.S: I don't have any plans for summer just yet because I live down under - Melbourne to be exact so it's winter here. =(

    Your posts are getting very summery. I like it! =)

    xoxo,
    eLLy*

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  22. This is absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for sharing. Daisy~

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  23. Love the photos, absolutely magical!

    Leeann x

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  24. Gorgeous!! You always find the most amazing images and things to blog about!!

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  25. i'm trying to visit your online boutique, but i can't get passed the main page (i click 'enter' but i'm not getting in!). let me know when it's open again!
    xox
    www.froufroufashionista.blogspot.com

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  26. A~
    It's not closed...? maybe too many windows opened on your firefox? keep trying... New items tomorrow~ you'll get your letter soon~
    XO's

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  27. OH to be that light and that delicate I wish I had paid more attention in my ballet classes now...exquisite
    :)Cate

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  28. okay, i just checked again, and the link works when i click on the name of your store (not the little doorbell area)...i am including one of your products in a post i'm doing, so i needed to get on the site!!
    thanks for the info on the brocante...i will mention that too!
    xox

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  29. An example of graceful perfection at its finest, both from the designer and ballerina. Bravo!

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  30. Gorgeous!Thank you very much!

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