×
59 743
Fashion Jobs
OLD NAVY
Asset Protection Agent - Laguna Gateway Cntr
Permanent · Elk Grove
OLD NAVY
General Manager - Ward Parkway
Permanent · Kansas City
OLD NAVY
Asset Protection Service Representative - South Colorado Blvd
Permanent · Denver
JORDAN
Jordan Brand Marketing Manager
Permanent · New York
NIKE
Purpose Marketing, Global Brand Manager
Permanent · Beaverton
JORDAN
Jordan Brand Planning Manager
Permanent · Indianapolis
NIKE
Merchandising Manager
Permanent · Beaverton
NIKE
Materials Optimization Manager
Permanent · Beaverton
NIKE
Creative Operations Production Manager
Permanent · Los Angeles
NIKE
Global Director, Finance & Strategy Communications
Permanent · Beaverton
NIKE
Senior Construction Project Manager
Permanent · Beaverton
ABERCROMBIE AND FITCH CO.
Category Planner - Merchandise Planning
Permanent · Columbus
ABERCROMBIE AND FITCH CO.
sr. Category Planner - Merchandise Planning
Permanent · Columbus
ABERCROMBIE AND FITCH CO.
Inventory Planner - Merchandise Planning
Permanent · Columbus
NEIMAN MARCUS
Product Manager, bi & Analytics
Permanent · Irving
NEIMAN MARCUS
Manager, Sales Experience - Beverly Hills
Permanent · Beverly Hills
NEIMAN MARCUS
Sales Manager, Precious Jewelry-Palo Alto
Permanent · Palo Alto
ULTA BEAUTY, INC.
Retail Sales Manager
Permanent · Aurora
ULTA BEAUTY, INC.
co - Sales Manager
Permanent · Oklahoma City
ULTA BEAUTY, INC.
Retail Operations Manager
Permanent · Newark
SALLY BEAUTY CORPORATE
Outside Sales Representative -Cosmoprof
Permanent · Jackson
NEW BALANCE
Product Manager, Made
Permanent · Lawrence
By
AFP-Relaxnews
Published
Jun 23, 2019
Reading time
2 minutes
Share
Download
Download the article
Print
Click here to print
Text size
aA+ aA-

Bolshoi ballet star pays tribute to Coco Chanel in new show

By
AFP-Relaxnews
Published
Jun 23, 2019

The life and works of fashion legend Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel will be celebrated in a new ballet premiering at Moscow's Bolshoi on Saturday that highlights the designer's love of Russia and starring prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova.


The one act performance by choreographer Yuri Possokhov pays homage to the celebrated founder of the fashion house that bears her name and features a stunning display of Chanel costumes specially created for the ballet.

Created specifically for Zakharova, the ballet "Gabrielle Chanel" recounts the most memorable moments of the work and life of the French fashion designer, who died in 1971 aged 87.

"She loved Russian ballet, Russians and Russia," Zakharova said. "She helped Russian aristocrats who were forced to flee Russia. She loved Russian models." 

The Bolshoi created eighty five costumes for the performance using Chanel designs, making sure they would not hamper the dancers' movements.

"It will be a celebration of friendship between ballet and fashion," Zakharova told reporters ahead of the performance.

"But this will not be a fashion show, it will be a genuine spectacle."

Zakharova, 40, said she carefully studied Chanel's life and even visited her apartment at rue Cambon in Paris to prepare herself for the role.

The opening of Chanel's first Paris atelier, her romantic liaison with Englishman Arthur "Boy" Capel and her passion for Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes dance company are featured in the show.

Some of Chanel's most famous quotes and her photographs are projected onto the screens above the stage during the show.

The creators of the ballet hope to present the show in Paris at a later stage, said producer Yury Baranov.

Copyright © 2021 AFP-Relaxnews. All rights reserved.