Feb 08 2011
In ballet, the term pas de deux means “step of two. In New Orleans, they’re doing a pas de deux – or two – in denim. In Levi’s® jeans, to be precise.
And precision is what ballet is all about, right?
The work is entitled “The Sweeter End,” performed by The Trey McIntyre Project and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. It’s for the New Orleans Ballet Association. The costumes are by Andrea Lauer, who also used Levi’s® for “American Idiot,” the Broadway musical.
New Orleans Times-Picayune reporter Susan Langenhennig tells the story here, The article is accompanied by some great photography, including the image above, by her colleague, Eliot Kamenitz.
It’s a fun read, whether you’re fan of fashion, ballet or both.
Posted By: Cory Warren, Editor, LS&Co. Unzipped
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