January 31, 2011

Inspirational Monday: Black Swan


Call I can say is Rodarte Rodarte Rodarte....

After seeing Black Swan all I wanted to do was put on a tutu and do some ballet. Mind you I only took ballet for about a month when I was about 6 and quit because I hated it. But thanks to the sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy they created a beautiful romantic world of tutus and feathers while in the midst of a sick twisted plot. Even as Natalie Portman transforms into the Black Swan the costume is still elegant and darkly romantic. These costumes are subtle but truly make the movie. Isn't this what ballet is all about? Elegance, beauty, grace, romance.

Black Swan

Black Swan by poetofsorts featuring merino wool tops
Items from left to right: 1. From Sketch to Still, The Visual History of Rodarte in Black Swan, 2. 3.1 Phillip Lim Cardigan: $375 - net-a-porter.com; 2. Red Valentino Skirt: $295 - valentino.com; 3. American Apparel Body Suit: $40 - americanapparel.net; 4. Tasha 'Halo' Head Wrap: $48 - nordstrom.com; 5. Alexander Wang Wool Leg Warmers: $111 - saksfifthavenue.com; 6. Lanvin Wedge Platforms: $1,280 - kirnazabete.com

7 comments so far

  1. the costumes are just fantasticc! the gorgeous design by the talented sisters themselves is stunning!

  2. Goshhh I am so behind I MUST see that movie, it looks amazing!

  3. what amazing inspiration. . i am a ballerina and also love this style! check out my newest posts



  4. I've not seen the film but the trailer looks really weird! From the pictures you've posted I'm feel the Lanvin wedges and I like the american apparel body as well.

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  5. heyaa
    how you doing?
    Thought I'd pass through and check out whats new on ya blog,
    after all what are followers for aye? haaa
    Everyone wants to see this film, some people say its good and some people say its crap! But I havent even seen the trailer haa, I think Im gunner youtube the trailer now :)

    Great post by the way xxx

  6. Those shoes you picked caught my eye right away!! I should've known they were Lanvin and $1,280...!! lol

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