A bridal ballet

Being a dancer myself, I couldn’t help buy get excited when I came across an old article in some dance magazine about Canadian designer Justina McCaffrey‘s use of ballerinas from the National Ballet of Canada as models. Her spring 2007 “Majestic” collection was presented on the 2006 NYC Bridal Market runway by dancers Leslie Schroeter, Krista Dowson, Tamara Jones and Juri Hiraoka, as well as second soloists Julie Hay and Bridgett Zehr and principal Heather Ogden.

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Doesn’t that just make a smashing impression? I don’t practice ballet any longer being a tap fanatic myself, but I can certainly appreciate the overlap between weddings and ballet. Just about the only place you can find all the lace and pomp that shows up in most weddings is at the ballet! I heartily recommend that you go check out her collections, as they are utterly gorgeous.

The Day’s Aside: I’m currently flipping my way through The Greatest Weddings of All Time, which is a fun look at the details of high-profile celebrity weddings. And I just finished Bachelor Party Confidential by David Boyer — expect a review in a few days.

4 Responses to “A bridal ballet”

  1. srah June 26, 2007 at 12:28 pm #

    I was distracted by all the ballet, but once I actually looked at it, that’s a really pretty dress.

  2. Twistie June 26, 2007 at 4:05 pm #

    What a neat idea!

    As for the book review…(settles in with popcorn and a root beer) bring it on!

  3. Never teh Bride June 26, 2007 at 4:34 pm #

    Be careful what you wish for, Twistie. I think the book scarred me for life!

  4. Twistie June 26, 2007 at 7:26 pm #

    It won’t be the first time I’ve wanted something that was bad for me! LOL!