Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse Symposium in New York | The Fashion Museum

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Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse Symposium in New York

Fashion fans in New York will hear from an array of fashion and ballet experts at the Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse Symposium on 6 March.

26 February 2020

Among the speakers will be Fashion Museum Manager Rosemary Harden, who will give a talk entitled Enter the Ballerina: Margot Fonteyn and Fashion, 1930s–1960s.

The Fashion Museum has loaned glamourous dresses and tailored wear worn by ballerinas Margot Fonteyn and Alicia Markova to the Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse exhibition at the Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology).

Rosemary has also contributed to the book that accompanies the exhibition

Find out more about the symposium

Photograph by William Palmer