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Hey Cool Girl, what’s in your dance bag?

   Old worn out pink canvas slippers. They might’ve been Bloch at one time but you can’t see logo anymore.  That’s it. There’s not even a dance bag involved, she just, like, tucks those mofos into the waistband of her … Continue reading

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Shave hair don’t care

   Saw this girl in ballet class the other day.  Pink tights, pink slippers, black leotard, black chiffon skirt, high ballerina bun. Totally classic ballet student look, except that half her head was shaved and then there’s the neck tattoo.  … Continue reading

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A Discount For You At Rotation Dancewear

Recycling. Good for the planet, good for dance clothes. Today I’m sending a high-five to RECYCLE by Rotation Dancewear. What it is? RECYCLE by Rotation Dancewear is an online marketplace where dancers can re-sell their stuff to other dancers. For … Continue reading

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Moar questionable ballet trends

While we are talking about questionable trends in ballet class, What do you think about socks? I’ve been noticing this lately: Socks, either dark colored and pulled up to the knee, or short and scrunched up under the arch leaving … Continue reading

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Under/Over: the great Tights talk

A long long time ago the Adult Beginner wrote this post about people wearing pink tights over their leotards. Almost five years later, as an older and hotter and wiser Adult Beginner, I have heard tell that lots of people … Continue reading

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A real outfit on a real person in a real ballet class

What I like here is the contrast of wrists covered up by long slouchy sleeves —modest almost— with visible leotard bottom. Don’t see much VLB in Los Angeles. I like it though. It’s cheeky. (Ok the shirt wasn’t really that … Continue reading

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The Odette, it’s a Wrap.

Queen Michelle of Kingdom of Style sent me a piece from Danseuse, not for review purposes but just because she loooooooooooooooooves me. Here it is! It’s got kind of a kimono feeling, with a light open-weave fabric. A more elegant … Continue reading

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