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Valentino Will Design Costumes for the New York City Ballet

Valentino via Getty Images
Valentino via Getty Images

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For this year's Fall 2012 Gala, the New York City Ballet will honor Valentino Garavani, and to commemorate that, he'll be designing costumes for the occasion. Lucky reports that they'll be worn in performances choreographed by Peter Martins and Christopher Wheeldon, and they've posted a glimpse of one of the black-and-white designs.

In addition to that, we also know that the costumes for George Balanchine's Rubies will be done in—what else—Valentino's signature red. Given his penchant for drama, we're imaging the outfits might be a little more elaborate than the ones Rodarte designed for this past Spring Gala.
· Valentino Makes Costumes for the New York City Ballet [Lucky]
· Behold Rodarte's Costumes for the New York City Ballet [Racked NY]

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