Black Swan may have been the catalyst for ballet's spike in popularity, but that was just the beginning. I'm declaring 2013 the year of ballet. People are watching ballet sitcoms and doing ballet-inspired workouts. The New York City Ballet recently launched a street art series, Vivienne Westwood is rebranding the English National Ballet and fashion designers showed ballet-inspired collections for spring — everyone is stepping up to the barre.
Christian Siriano Spring 2013
Interiors are no exception to the trend. Soft, sun-washed shades of pink offer a look that's feminine but grown up. Just a whisper on walls or curtains will cater to your 10-year-old ballerina self, while still looking sophisticated.
I dare you not to sashay your way from room to room.
I love the barely-there blush tones in this room.
Pair pink with cream and white for a dreamy, airy interior.
Isn't this plush bedroom heavenly?
Modern furniture with tan and taupe accents keeps pink curtains looking contemporary.
Add a hit of pink to any neutral room with this Moroccan pouf.
This vintage Louis XVI Gilt Armchair is fit for a princess — or a prima ballerina.
Subtle silver sequins add a glam touch to this velvet throw pillow.
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