The Most Stunning Ballet Editorials That Ever Existed

The fantastical world of the graceful ballerina has a storied relationship with fashion. Editors, stylists, models, and photographers alike are known for being captivated with ballet, and often those personal infatuations influence and inspire the work they do.

We recently got lost in a dream world all our own, perusing old fashion editorials inspired by ballet, and we want to share some of our favorite shots. The best of the best often feature real-life ballerinas, like American Ballet Theatre darling Misty Copeland or Paris Opera star Marie-Agnès Gillot. But some of the most beautiful ballet-meets-fashion shoots we've seen also star models who perhaps were ballerinas in a past life.

Keep scrolling to see some of the most stunning ballet fashion editorials ever!

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