Step Inside Misty Copeland’s Glamorous New York Apartment

Ballet dancers stimulate wild interest amongst fans, but just hardly ever do they break out of the niche-y boundaries of their underappreciated art kind to record the general publics imagination and develop anything approaching mainstream buzz. Misty Copeland, the first Black woman principal dancer at the world-famous American Ballet Theatre, sprang onto the webs radar in 2014 in a mentally moving and thrillingly athletic Under Armour project (Google “I Will What I Want”), which went viral, gathering more than 10 million views on YouTube and catapulting Copeland from ballets best-kept secret to bona fide cultural sensation.The Reem Acra gown Copeland wore at her wedding reception in 2016 hangs in the dressing room.
Lelanie FosterCopeland has actually accumulated nearly two million Instagram fans; been the topic of a documentary (A Ballerinas Tale); composed a number of books, including her very popular memoir, Life in Motion; carried out intensely onstage with Prince (who was a mentor) and Taylor Swift; had a Barbie doll launched in her image, commemorating her critical role as the renowned Firebird; and achieved all of this while continuing to sell out New Yorks huge Metropolitan Opera House whether she is cast in the lead in Swan Lake, Giselle, or Romeo and Juliet.Using her magnificent platform to inspire and advocate for dancers of color and to educate the dance world about systemic bigotry, Copeland has actually naturally changed her artistry and fame into activism.

Ballet dancers stimulate wild enthusiasm among fans, however only hardly ever do they break out of the niche-y confines of their underappreciated art form to capture the basic publics creativity and develop anything approaching mainstream buzz. Misty Copeland, the first Black woman principal dancer at the world-famous American Ballet Theatre, sprang onto the webs radar in 2014 in an emotionally moving and thrillingly athletic Under Armour project (Google “I Will What I Want”), which went viral, gathering more than 10 million views on YouTube and catapulting Copeland from ballets best-kept secret to bona fide cultural sensation.The Reem Acra dress Copeland wore at her wedding event reception in 2016 hangs in the dressing space.
Lelanie FosterCopeland, using a Dior dress and cuff, Jamie Wolf bracelet, and Ben-Amun earrings, at a window of her New York home, which was developed by Brigette Romanek. Hair, Jeff Francis using Harry Josh Pro Tools for Ray Brown.
Lelanie FosterCopeland has collected almost 2 million Instagram followers; been the subject of a documentary (A Ballerinas Tale); written a number of books, including her best-selling narrative, Life in Motion; performed dazzlingly onstage with Prince (who was a coach) and Taylor Swift; had a Barbie doll launched in her image, commemorating her essential function as the iconic Firebird; and achieved all of this while continuing to sell out New Yorks enormous Metropolitan Opera House whether she is cast in the lead in Swan Lake, Giselle, or Romeo and Juliet.Using her mighty platform to motivate and promote for dancers of color and to inform the dance world about systemic racism, Copeland has actually organically morphed her artistry and stardom into advocacy. Along the way, she herself has become a popular international sign of perseverance and victory in the traditionally white world of ballet. If anybody should have a tasty place to put her feet up after a long day on pointe, it is the famously simple, driven, skilled, globally prominent, precious, and sweet-natured Copeland.The dressing room was designed in cooperation with California Closets.
Lelanie FosterThe dressing room was created in cooperation with California Closets. Chandelier by Aerin from Circa lighting; chair by CB2.
Lelanie FosterTwo years ago she and her partner, legal representative Olu Evans, bought their dream apartment on Manhattans Upper West Side and enlisted sought-after, L.A.-based AD100 interior designer Brigette Romanek to totally reimagine the classic three-bedroom. “There are things we just can not do on our own, and we realized how essential it was to have a professional team,” Copeland states of the choice to employ a designer.” Evans, who took the lead in overseeing the job, states, “We wanted a person of color.