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Carolina Santos Read was born in London and raised in Madrid and Connecticut where she studied at the Casa de Cultura and Eastern CT Ballet. She was in numerous productions including "The Nutcracker," "The Sleeping Beauty" (Young Aurora), "Hoedown" (Cowgirl), and a soloist in Balanchine's "Concerto Barroco." Carolina has attended many summer dance intensives including the Kirov Academy of Ballet, the Juilliard School, Ballet Hispanico, the Carmen Roche ballet school and the Amor de Dios flamenco school in Spain. Carolina was awarded two gold medals with distinction at American Academy of Ballet's Performance Awards, and was recipient of the Shoreline Arts Alliance dance scholarship in 2004.<br /><br />

She graduated from Fordham University with a BFA in dance in conjunction with the Alvin Ailey School and a BA in Political Science. She has worked with choreographers Maximo Luna, Christopher Huggins, Troy Powell, Sylvia Waters, Pascal Rioult, Nathan Trice, Ronald K. Brown, Pedro Ruiz, Robert Battle, Kazuko Hirabayashi, Jacqui Buglisi, and performed Ramon Oller's "Besame" solo set by Irene Hogarth of Ballet Hispanico. In the spring of 2008 she performed as a guest artist with Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater. In August 2008 she performed as tango dancer and dance captain in an Actors Equity (AEA) production of "Evita" at the Ivoryton Playhouse in CT. She then performed with Ballet Hispanico's Senior Ensemble in Manhattan.<br /><br />

Carolina has acted in commercials, film and television including "Beautiful Girls," "The Reflection," and "Friends With Kids" (Chicago dancer) as well as Princess Sophie's Secretary on Season 4 of Gossip Girl, a stewardess in ABC's "Pan Am" pilot, and Johnny's girlfriend on "Tattoo Nightmares." She models for commercial print work and has danced in music videos. In March 2010 Carolina performed in "Canto," an all-women flamenco piece choreographed by Melinda Marquez. April-September 2010 she toured the UK with England's Giffords Circus as dancer and assistant choreographer. She performed in plays "La Revolucion" and "Moctezuma" at NYC's Mint Theater, as well as "The Producers" and "Home for the Holidays" in CT.  She most recently performed a flamenco solo in the 2012 Provincetown Dance Festival and was seen Off-Broadway in 50 Shades! The Musical at the Gramercy Theater. She is currently working in the ghost opera "Circle of Haunts" in NYC, and in March she will once again guest artist with Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater

Fashion

The Bodycon LBD

Carolina Santos Read

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Wearing my Tobi  Bella Ribbed Bodycon Dress, Christian Louboutin Pigalle heels and YSL Medium Kate bag. Photographed by Meghan Asselta in the New York Palace Hotel. 

Wearing my Tobi  Bella Ribbed Bodycon Dress, Christian Louboutin Pigalle heels and YSL Medium Kate bag. Photographed by Meghan Asselta in the New York Palace Hotel. 

Hi there! 

I recently started to work with Tobi clothing, and have fallen in love with some of the beautiful pieces they sent me. In this post I styled the gorgeous Bella Ribbed Bodycon dress - a perfect LBD for a night on the town- with my classic Christian Louboutin black pumps and YSL medium Kate handbag. I am also wearing Cuban heel tan stockings with a black stripe down the back because if I’m going to wear stockings I find these to be the most beautiful classic and elegant. So that’s how I finished off this classic look! Many stocking manufacturers will make this staple stocking. It makes me feel like a woman in the 1940s. My fashion might be a bit more updated but I always love a vintage feel! I feel like a classic woman in them. 

Another thing I just love about Tobi is how affordable their pieces are and they don’t look inexpensive.  Stay tuned for more Tobi looks coming up. So excited to share them with you!

Happy shopping! 

Xo, 

Carolina