Although the history of ballet at L'Opéra National de Paris in the 18th and 19th centuries, and earlier with the Italian Renaissance, may seem heavy, even garish, ballet style of recent decades with pieces like Christopher Wheeldon's After the Rain, stemming from George Balanchine's neoclassical movement, are simple and elegant. Plus the whole look is just effortlessly chic and vaguely French. Here are our top tips for how to dress like a modern ballerina.