Monday, January 3, 2011

Natalie Portman's ballet outfit from Black Swan...

In Darren Aronofsky's fabulously dark and unsettling Black Swan, Natalie Portman plays 'Nina Sayers', a ballerina in a New York City dance company who is offered the opportunity of a lifetime, to dance the 'Swan Queen' in Swan Lake.

Original costume worn by Natalie Portman
as Nina Sayers in Black Swan
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Black Swan movie costume
Black Swan movie costume display
The artistic director believes Nina is the perfect choice to play the innocent and graceful 'White Swan', but doesn't know whether the ballet dancer has the intensity and sensuality to play the role of the darker 'Black Swan'.

Black Swan movie poster
Black Swan film poster
This is Natalie Portman's actual training ballet outfit featured in the movie, on display at ArcLight Hollywood cinema on January 3, 2010.

Natalie Portman's ballet outfit on display at ArcLight Hollywood
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Amy Westcott was responsible for Costume Design on the film and she has also worked on another of Darren Aronofsky's movies in 2008 - check out Mickey Rourke's costume from The Wrestler.

Black Swan movie poster
Black Swan movie poster
Visit Jason in Hollywood for a movie review of Black Swan.

Buy the movie: Black Swan [Blu-ray]

Buy the soundtrack of the movie: Black Swan (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

2 comments:

  1. This would be a very very easy outfit to mimic if someone wanted this exact same outfit, I would love to wear this during ballet class and warmups. Maybe I'll buy a similar leo, skirt, shrug, and leg warmers.

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  2. i'd luff to see that ! im mad wif the pale colors of pink, creme and grey ~ also the makeup used for Nina in the film, though not the 'black swan' version. rather scary i'd say ;p

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