The Right Stuff: Ballet Fashion Basics

Before you hit the dance floor make sure youve got the right clothing to pull off even the simplest moves. Here are some some basics pieces every ballerina should have in her dance bag.

leotard
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Before you hit the dance floor make sure you've got the right clothing to pull off even the simplest moves. Here are some some basics pieces every ballerina should have in her dance bag. Read about Ning Chao's attempt to blend in with seasoned dancers as she tries to find her inner ballerina.
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leotard
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ONSTAGE STAPLES
Leotard, $40, Danskin.
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roxy sweatshirt
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Top, $44.50, Roxy.
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ballet slippers
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Shoes, $31, Bloch.
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dance skirt
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Skirt, $18, Capezio.
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leg warmers
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ONSTAGE STAPLES
Leg warmers, $23, Harmonie.
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dance shoe
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Shoes, $260, Repetto.
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blister medicine
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ONSTAGE STAPLES
Band-Aid Blister Block Stick, $7.49.
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