Rodarte Dresses ‘Don Giovanni’ With Over 130,000 Swarovski Crystals

As if Rodarte wasn’t fancy enough. After the success of the LA-founded fashion house’s stunning costumes for Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan (which they didn’t get full credit for, but still) and their couture installation at LACMA, the Los Angeles Philharmonic has tapped them to design the costumes for their latest production, Don Giovanni. Naturally, designer sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy are doing it big for the gig. 

According to WWD, Rodarte has teamed up with luxury jeweler Swarovski to design six showpieces for the opera—including "the headpieces, gowns and wigs of characters Donna Elvira, Zerlina and Donna Anna"—that reportedly feature "over 130,000 Swarovski Elements." For real. Sketches of the costumes are currently making the rounds on Rodarte’s Facebook page

If you find yourself in the LA area and want to see Rodarte’s sparkly things in the flesh (but from the nosebleed section since tickets are selling out fast), hit up the Walt Disney Concert Hall today through May 26. 

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