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Divas Shop the Opera

 DIVAS Shop for Opera - Image: courtesy of the New York City Opera

At the DIVAS Shop for Opera event, where designer clothes will be deeply discounted to benefit the New York City Opera.

 Whether it's high notes or high end, fashion and music have always complimented each other, now more than ever, fashion designers are venturing into designing for the theater. Art is now fashionable and fashion has become an art form. So, to celebrate this unique partnership, New York City Opera is delighted to invite you to its annual DIVAS Shop for Opera, one of the most anticipated shopping events in the city.

The event will be held on Thursday, May 20 at 82 Mercer in the trendy Soho shopping district. Promising to be one of the most successful and captivating fashion events of the year, it is sure to attract New York City’s fashionistas who are caught up in the cultural scene of the city.


"Adriana Lecouvreur" Christian Lacroix--Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur
Image: courtesy of the New York City Opera

In keeping with the benefit’s distinctive tradition, guests will sip cocktails and nibble on hors d’oeuvres while they choose from a diverse selection of alluring merchandise including donated vintage and designer clothing and accessories, leaving with prized gift bags. This year's private donations include fashion from such top designers as Bill Blass, Nanette Lepore, Versace, Rubin Singer, Chado Ralph Rucci, Manolo Blahnik, Zac Posen, Tuleh, DKNY, Luca Luca, Zandra Rhodes, Jack Spade and many more.

DIVAS Shop for Opera
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
City Opera’s Pop Up Shop
717 Madison Avenue - Between 63 & 64 Streets.


 Above, sketch by Carolina Herrera - Image: courtesy of the New York City Opera

"Poppea" - Austin Scarlett--Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea 
Image: courtesy of the New York City Opera

 "Adriana Lecouvreur" Christian Lacroix--Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur
Image: courtesy of the New York City Opera

"Turandot" Victoria Bartlett--Puccini's Turandot
Image: courtesy of the New York City Opera

Dress Style is DIVA, of course, whatever DIVAS is and does for you.  
Let me help you bring out your inner DIVA!



Carmens by Moschino, ADAM, Carlos Falchi, and Isabel and Ruben Toledo
Image: courtesy of the New York City Opera





Verdi’s "Aida" Jason Wu - Image: courtesy of the New York City Opera

Peter Som's sketch inspired by Lakme from Leo Delibe's Lakme
Image: courtesy of the New York City Opera

DIVAS Shop for Opera event
Image: courtesy of the New York City Opera


Brava, Bellissima!!