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2016 Quadrille Ball

January is Quadrille month, which means that it’s full of last-minute practices, dress rehearsals and after parties to ensure that the dancers are ready for their performance. (Not sure what Quadrille is? Click here!)

Then at the end of January the main event happens: the Quadrille Ball. I look forward to it every year as a chance for my friends and me to get dressed up in our white tie finest and have some fun!

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I was on the Junior Committee again this year, one of the groups behind the Ball’s success (or should I say the group behind the Ball’s success?!).

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Once again I was the dance instructor, and taught all of these beautiful and handsome dancers the performance routine.

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As usual, the evening begins with a cocktail reception (and a chance to get a preview of the evening’s fashion choices)!

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Then after some champagne and canapés, it’s time to enter the ballroom, while being curtseyed and bowed to along the way by the dancers.

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After dinner, the ceremonies begin.

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And the dancers take the floor to perform the 18th-century dance that they’ve been practicing since November.

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They looked absolutely beautiful! I was so proud of them!

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Once the more serious formalities are over, it’s time to party!

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We danced the night away, and had a fabulous time.

To find out more about the Quadrille Ball, click here.

And to get a peak at what happens behind the scenes, click here.

Until next year…

~A

P.S. My dress is Marchesa Notte and my hair was done by Drybar.

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