Pure Huizinga

A first-rate piece on the costume design of Christian Lacroix for Balanchine’s ballet A Midsummer’s Night’s Dream: http://www.vogue.co.uk/article/suzy-menkes-swarovski-maison-hallette-balanchine-christian-lacroix-fashion-was-an-accident#   I discuss Huizinga’s thesis that civilisation develops in and through play at V&R Chapter 6. ¬†From this article, it seems Lacroix is well aware of this himself.