Given the story's themes of love, jealousy and obsession with youthful beauty -- so relevant to modern culture, and so conducive to physical expression -- it's easy to understand its appeal to the choreographer.
But before laying my precious Loehmann's to rest, I must not only memorialize it, but educate the unfortunate individuals who will never experience being stark naked in the group dressing rooms at Loehmann's -- Here's what I learned.
One of those revealing surprises involves Cynthia opening up in detail about the couple's financial struggles, which were well documented during their first year as cast members on Real Housewives of Atlanta.
I'm not sure what was more captivating -- the show or the people attending it. While Jean Paul Gaultier wore an all black classic outfit with a long kilt that ran to the floor, the rest of the crowd seemed to reflect his body of work.
What is the most touching display at FIT's "A Queer History of Fashion"? Is it the wall of fading T-shirts with slogans like "Safe Sex Is Hot Sex"? Or maybe the tailcoat Miguel Adrover fashioned from Quentin Crisp's filthy mattress cover? Or perhaps Marlene Dietrich's trim trouser suit?
The balance between true elegance and haute couture is very hard to achieve and since is not that obvious, it's not within everyone's reach. It's hard to get the message across that the less you wear, the chicer you look.