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Blooming Tutus

April 29, 2014

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Prisca Bertoni photographed on location for Ballet News by Cheryl Angear

Blooming Tutus tutu ballet skirt, from Fr. tutu, alteration of cucu, infantile reduplication of cul “bottom, backside.” Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper It’s also the case that if you said ‘tutu’ in Hawaii, you’d be talking about your Grandmother; in New Zealand it’s a poisonous plant and Tutu de Feijão is a paste made of […]

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It’s a sequin time of year…

November 7, 2012

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It’s a sequin time of year… At this time of year, whatever you’re wearing, day or night, it needs to be glittering and dazzling. It’s just that time of year. You need sequins. As it’s such a fab time of year I’m unashamedly blowing the budget with this Temperley Long Sleeved Amoret Dress at £2900 – […]

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Dressing for July & summer at the ballet

July 5, 2012

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Dressing for July Who knew ?  George at Asda and a luxury lace dress that is worth snapping up because it’s so versatile and, well, cheap ?  £25 to be precise. The dress is a lovely teal colour – which worked so perfectly on the Duchess of Cambridge when she wore that Jenny Packham dress […]

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Ballet News Selects… an outfit for the Diamond Jubilee celebrations this weekend

May 28, 2012

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Ballet News Selects… an outfit for the Diamond Jubilee This weekend the celebrations for HM The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee will really take off – and it’s a long weekend here in the UK. The Thames River Pageant on Sunday 3rd of June promises to be a highlight, and street parties are being organised up and down the land, but […]

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Ballet News | Statement fashion

May 4, 2012

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Ballet News | Statement fashion.  Ohh, and a beauty gem too If there’s one jacket headed for headlines this summer, it’s this one. Get it while you can. M&S has come up trumps again with their Limited Collection Cotton Rich Floral Jacket. This versatile, cotton rich jacket is finished with a floral print, a key […]

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Ballet News | Buy one thing

April 8, 2012

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Ballet News | if you buy one thing this month ….. …Make it this LIMITED EDITION Floral Mix Match Dress. Why ? Because it’s on-trend floral, but not so flowery that you’d blend in at the Chelsea Flower Show, it’s silk and cotton so perfect for summer, the colours are perfectly combined to be interesting […]

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Ballet News | The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt

March 16, 2012

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Ballet News | The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt If there’s something guaranteed to be irresistable to me, it’s chocolate.  It has the ability to cheer me up, give me energy and make me smile.  I’ve written about the health benefits of eating certain kinds of chocolate, particularly Willie’s Cacao, as well as the ballet-inspired treats from Hotel […]

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Ballet News Springs a fashion surprise

March 15, 2012

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Ballet News Springs a fashion surprise I have been waiting and waiting for the Spring fashions to start arriving (not to mention, the Spring weather) so that I could share with you some of the fabulous confections that are on their way.  If you have tickets to any of the Spring ballets around, or if […]

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Happy Ballet News Year

January 6, 2012

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Happy Ballet News Year So, the tree has been recycled and the decorations packed away for another year.  The glitter, the glamour and the gorgeousness  of 2012 awaits….. Ballet treats Here on Ballet News you’ll find treat after treat to whizz you through January and beyond.  Let’s start with something to keep you warm.  It’s been properly […]

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English National Ballet | The story of a Swan Lake tutu

June 2, 2010

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Swan Lake and its iconic tutus Think of a traditional Swan Lake and then magnify the spectacle. English National Ballet’s in-the-round version has 60 swans gliding across the stage together – a traditional production might have only 20. For the busy wardrobe department, this makes a lot of work, and is one of the elements of […]

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