Posts Tagged: Serge Lifar

Spring bath linen suggestions

Serge Lifar’s notorious 1958 duel with the Marquis de Cuevas is represented by photographs and, most wondrous of all, cornflower blue monogrammed towels which commemorated the event.

Spring bath linen suggestions

Serge Lifar’s notorious 1958 duel with the Marquis de Cuevas is represented by photographs and, most wondrous of all, cornflower blue monogrammed towels which commemorated the event.

Sashay shantay épée

The point of honour which prompted the duel was a dispute over Cuevas’s staging of one of Lifar’s ballets. Why a piece of overblown shop-talk should demand satisfaction is unclear, but there was a theatrical element to the entire episode.

Sashay shantay épée

The point of honour which prompted the duel was a dispute over Cuevas’s staging of one of Lifar’s ballets. Why a piece of overblown shop-talk should demand satisfaction is unclear, but there was a theatrical element to the entire episode.