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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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Hey Girl.

Here’s a little mystery. Exhibit A, for reference, your Adult Beginner: Exhibit B, photographed through the window of a boutique, after doing a double-take and shouting O MY GAWD SHES BEAUTIFUL WHO IS THAT GIRL: In other news, haaaaaaay.

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Advent Calendar December 21: you make me feel like dancing

Or fainting, I mean, whatevs. Sixty-four grande battements please ladies, and remember: no voting.

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What are some online dance-clothes stores that you like?

A reader asked if I could recommend some online dance clothes retailers that I like, And I was like, “Shopping! Gross! Who does that!” Ok not exactly, but I do have a not-shopping problem, which is that I think I … Continue reading

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