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What they are saying about Ballet

So what to do…

SM 800 shutterstock_64972783So what to do? How can you avoid last minute worries and excessive expenditure for new costumes and a better fitting new pair of dance shoes? As a professional in the dance apparel industry, I can tell you that dance costumes fabrics are one of the hardest pieces of clothing to sew because the fabric stretches. So in order to avoid dealing with the headache of fixing garments made of stretch materials, sequins, glitter and tulle – I strongly suggest that you spend some time studying the measurement chart closely for the company you are ordering from. These guidelines need be followed and measurements taken correctly. I know! You have already done that and still got your daughter's costume and it is too big!  Well, something tells me that you didn't take the measurements the right way. It is important to understand where to locate four main areas in the body ...Read More>>

FlipSnack | 2014 Capezio Basics Catalog by Matthew Dalton

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FlipSnack | 2014 Capezio Basics Catalog by Matthew Dalton 2014 Capezio Basics Catalog

 

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IF THE DANCE COSTUME & SHOES FIT…

ballet shoes 800X shutterstock_55464730The purchase of the proper fitting dance costumes and good dance shoes can be a difficult or pleasant experience.  This goes either way, depending on the ability to select the right size by measurement guidelines, a well trained shoe fitter or seamstress, or a designer that can help you with the right style for their body structure.  Buying a costume from catalogs is almost a sure disaster, and will more often than not, require extensive alterations.  Regardless, owning a dancewear store is a very evolving business, which I’ve been doing for 30+ years.  Those that are in the dance show/competition dance industry know that the costume can be as important, to the Judges, as the dance technique ...Read More>>

Tchaikowsky – Nutcracker Ballet: Dance of the Mirlitons – Kirov Ballet

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Tchaikowsky - Nutcracker Ballet: Dance of the Mirlitons - Kirov Ballet Tchaikowsky - Nutcracker Ballet: Dance of the Mirlitons - Kirov Ballet

 

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Memphis Flats: Find Motivation, Inspiration, and Revelation

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Memphis Flats: Find Motivation, Inspiration, and RevelationCheck out our latest video collab for the gorgeous Memphis Flats! This time, we called upon a few good friends to bring it all together to highlight this ins...

 

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