10 Most Extraordinary Parties in History Slideshow

1. Czar Nicholas and Alexandra’s 1903 Ball
2. The Bradley-Martin Ball
4. Opening Night of Les Noces, at Ballet Russes
5. Sultan of Brunei’s 50th Birthday
6. Mrs. Astor’s 5th Avenue Balls
7. Compte Étienne de Beaumont’s Masked Balls
8. Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball
9. Carlos de Beistegui’s Masked Costume Ball
10. Paul Poiret’s Thousand and Second Night
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