Friday, August 23, 2013

Erika Belle

Erika Belle is a New York socialite, art curator, fashion designer, and dancer, most known for her friendship and work with pop singer Madonna in the 1980s. She has been featured dancing in Madonna's videos to Everybody, True Blue, Papa Don't Preach, Lucky Star, and Holiday. She collaborated on choreography to the videos and live shows, and performed with Madonna in various New York clubs and television programs such as British Top of the Pops.

As an influential fashion designer of the time, Erika also created many of Madonna’s outfits and performance costumes. Some of them can be seen in videos to Everybody, Like a Virgin, Burning Up, and Lucky Star. Erika's clothes were carried in several New York boutiques, such as the legendary Fiorucci, and appeared in Vogue, New Yorker, and Elle magazines

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