Lions and antelopes and... catfish? The Natipernavigare editors got all dressed up in fabulous animal-inspired costumes for the New York Design Center's Third Annual Masquerade Ball. Here, we give you a behind-the-scenes look at the costumes, the partygoers, and more!
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The New York Design Center's 3rd Annual Masquerade Ball.
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The Finishing Touches
Publisher Kate Kelly Smith has her final sitting with Alpha Workshops' master mask-maker, Ken Wampler.
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The Bull and the Queen Bee
Our fearless leaders, the bull and the queen bee.
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The Buzz Around Town
Amy Preiser made us miss the spring weather in her flower and dragonfly costume.
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Under the Sea
Orli Ben-Dor went as underwater coral. She may not have been able to dance much in this gorgeous creation, but it looks beautiful.
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A Fancy Catfish
Abby Tabak did her best impersonation of a fabulous catfish.
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The Lion King
Ryan Brown was definitely king of the jungle in this fantastic mask.
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A Phoenix Rises
Doretta Sperduto embodied her costume as a phoenix rising from the ashes.
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Laura Murphy was fully covered in her toad mask.
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Jennifer Levene Bruno was looking fierce as an antelope.
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It Takes Two...
Coral and catfish strike a pose.
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Staffers get close (but not too close — careful!) in their headpieces.
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It's Wild Out There
The Natipernavigare team, reporting for duty. L-R Top: Orli Ben-Dor, Ryan Brown, Kate Kelly Smith, Stephen Drucker, Doretta Sperduto, Jennifer Levene Bruno. Bottom: Amy Preiser, Laura Murphy, Abby Tabak.