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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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Ballet Blogs on the Flat: slippers not pointes

The blogroll for this week, which I’m copying here for permanence, is all ballet blogs by ladies who are not en pointe. Maybe they’ll do pointe someday, or maybe not, but right now I am highlighting Our Ladies In Slippers … Continue reading

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I like canvas for summer

The Capezio Pro Canvas split sole. Pretty. Insole bunches up under toes though. Just have to remember to take them off and smooth the insole out before barre starts or else I’m all princess-and-the-pea, my-pirouettes-don’t-work-because-my-shoes time.

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My favorite slippers right now

Sansha Nijinsky. Surprisingly sexy for a full-soled slipper.

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Maybe just one more pair

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Feeling the floor. It’s not just for babies.

My aunt sent me an Etsy gift certificate for Christmas, which I thought was very hip of her, I mean who even knew you could do that? (Everyone. Everyone knew you could do that) It wasn’t actually for me, it … Continue reading

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Stick a fork in it

It’s done. That only took me, what, twelve days? FFS. Anyway! Did something different this time: pulled the elastic drawstring tighter at the inner side of the foot only, and stitched through in two places to anchor it, then loosened … Continue reading

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