|The Firebird is a
"a fabulous bird with plumage of fire" and this costume reflects
the character in the popular Russian folk tale perfectly. Vibrant shades
of red and gold have been used both in the costume bodice and tutu. The
red satin 'strapless' bodice has a centre panel of golden lame, trimmed
with tulle 'flames' and gold braid.
The tutu frills are cut into fiery flame-like points in alternate layers of red and golden yellow tulle. A top layer of metallic gold net sits on top of the tulle and is itself topped with bright red feathers.
A fiery feathered and jewelled head dress completes this lovely