Everything Is Beautiful At The Ballet

We don't often wish we were at these events, but from the impromptu dancing with ballet greats to Natalie Portman's amazing getup to the seriously bizarre socialite-wear, the New York City Ballet's opening night celebration at Lincoln Center looked fabulous.

Everything Is Beautiful At The Ballet

Natalie Portman can do "perfection" better than almost anyone. And is that the night sky?


Everything Is Beautiful At The Ballet

Julia Koch got the memo about "lady in red" patron-of-the-arts chic.


Everything Is Beautiful At The Ballet

So did Fe Fendi!

Everything Is Beautiful At The Ballet

And Paula Zahn!


Everything Is Beautiful At The Ballet

Assuming she wasn't really famous, could you guess what Aurelie Dupont does for a living? It starts with "baller" and ends with "ina."


Everything Is Beautiful At The Ballet

Candace Bushnell is here, obviously, because she's married to a dancer. I can't think of an equally logical explanation for her necklace. She's been ordained into the Eastern Orthodox priesthood?


Everything Is Beautiful At The Ballet

The question: is Mila Kunis sporting her own dinner jacket, or was someone being chivalrous?


Everything Is Beautiful At The Ballet

There are very few things apropos for both Studio 54 and the NYCB. Carol Mack's dress is one. "Baryshnikov" is another.


Everything Is Beautiful At The Ballet

Let's add "Catherine Malandrino" to that list!"


Everything Is Beautiful At The Ballet

Sarah Sophie Flicker: fun or folly? It makes me smile.


Everything Is Beautiful At The Ballet

Michelle Herbert is, I think, going for Goddess of Love. Well, that or Ivana Trump.


Everything Is Beautiful At The Ballet

Alexandra Lebenthal is doing the near-impossible: wearing yellow and not getting washed out.


Everything Is Beautiful At The Ballet

And...Pamela Joyner's skirt will come in handy when the can-can starts later. (No, not joking. The dancing got wild.)


Everything Is Beautiful At The Ballet

On the one hand, kind of loving Erin Fetherston's late-Poiret silhouette. On the other, the print's a tad Mrs. Roper -in-a-dogwood-tree. In other words, LOVE it.


Everything Is Beautiful At The Ballet

Elise Overland and Diana Picasso: "So, flowing robes tonight?"


Everything Is Beautiful At The Ballet

And just to give you a sense of the 'do: that's Darci Kistler and Peter Martins cutting a rug!

Everything Is Beautiful At The Ballet

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