Magazine article Pointe

Amar Ramasar

Magazine article Pointe

Amar Ramasar

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The New York City Ballet principal draws style inspiration from the ballet world.

Even on a gray, rainy day in New York City, Amar Ramasar looks polished and put-together. But when he shops, he likes to make it quick. "Once see something. I'm like 'Oh. maybe I don't even have to try this on!' " he says. The exception? Suits, which he'll often get tailored to ensure a perfect fit. "When the company went on tour to Hong Kong we found Baron Kay's Tailor"-a China-based company that often sends representatives overseas. "Every time they come to the city I'll try and catch them," he says. In his studio wear, warmth takes priority. "It's funny. I find myself wearing red in many ballets." he says, "and coincidentally. I wear a lot of red in rehearsal." For style inspiration, he looks to mentors like Jock Soto. Nikolaj Hübbe and Charles Askegard. "I've had the honor of growing up with all these great guys, and I've always admired the way they look. …

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