BALLET SKIRTS – CHOOSING THE IDEAL SKIRT FOR CLASS OR REHEARSAL
Choosing the perfect skirt to compliment your body shape or personality will make a world of difference to how you feel in class or rehearsal. If you are after a skirt to suit a certain repertoire, or even a new staple skirt for class, we have we have so many options. Keep reading to learn more about our expansive array of beautiful ballet and dance skirt styles.
In general, shorter skirts emphasise length and leg lines; perfect for keeping a focus on your technique in class. Longer skirts, particularly in a sheer, light fabric accentuate expression and elegance, complimenting certain repertoires and making you feel the part.
Popular Skirts for Class
MAYA – OUR SIGNATURE SPLIT SKIRT
Our MAYA split skirt is short with a low-mid-rise waist, allowing you to feel covered in all the right places but without hiding behind your ballet attire - your technique teachers will love you for this! The high leg split promotes leg length to elongate your lines.
NATALIA - MIDLENGTH ELEGANCE
NATALIA SHEER is the ‘Just Right’ skirt - not too long, not too short, not too sheer, not too opaque. If you’re looking for an elegant but shorter style skirt, this will be your ballet class essential. NATALIA SHEER features a wide, high-rise band to slim your waistline, and a beautiful hi-low hem for a flattering shape. She compliments all body types and will make you feel comfortable and confident.
NADIA - ELONGATING PULL-ON
NADIA is another easy to wear skirt – neither too short or too long. She features a low-rise waistband, giving you length in the torso, and a curved hemline to create extra coverage and a slimming effect at the hips. NADIA cuts slightly shorter at the sides to elongate the leg line. She is hassle-free; a simple pull-on and can be trusted as your go-to skirt for those days when you just don’t know what to wear. NADIA skirts are matched perfectly to BODILE Leotard colours for those who want a fully matched outfit. (or for those who love to colour-block their look.)
AVA - PRETTY IN PLEATS
AVA our new cute style - like NADIA but shorter and in a unique shiny micro pleat satin – available in an array of beautiful colours to add a sheen and stylish touch to your outfit.
NINA - OUR V-SHAPED BESTSELLER
NINA is a very similar style to NADIA, except with an added V at the waistband and a slightly shorter hem. This style of cut assists in visually elongating the torso while emphasising and slimming the waist. NINA comes in dark jewel tones and soft pastels.
ROSINA - OUR SHORT WRAP SKIRT
ROSINA - the classic ballerina short wrap skirt. Made with chiffon and georgette fabrics and featuring a stretchy ribbon tie. ROSINA will make you feel classical and elegant. This wrap skirt can be tied higher around the waist as a short skirt to lengthen the legs, or lower on the hips to lengthen the torso. How will you wear yours?
MIKA - SHEER STRIKING RUCHING
MIKA MESH skirt is striking, sheer and adds a touch of extravagance to your outfit. MIKA MESH features a beautiful side split leg, gathered by an adjustable tie ending at the waistband. This skirt drapes and floats in a unique way due to the ruching, so it’s a real eye-catcher.
GISELLA - OUR ELEGANT LONGER RUCHED SKIRT
GISELLA is a longer, hi-low skirt with side ruching for a pretty and flattering line. This skirt is suitable for both class and rehearsal, allowing you to feel pretty without being too flouncy.
GALINA - BUTTER SOFT BEAUTY
GALINA is subtle, elegant, and looks stunning with all cuts of leotards. GALINA drapes beautifully due to the hi-low hem line, and floats effortlessly as you move. This skirt can be worn high around the waist, with the thicker band adding support, or folded lower at the hips for extra torso length. Galina beautifully accentuates all body types and works well for either class or rehearsal.
JULIETA - ROMANTIC CIRCLE SKIRT
JULIETA is a full circle pull-on skirt, perfect for romantic ballet repertoire. She is cut just below the knees, allowing focus on the lower legs during rehearsals. The lightweight stretch mesh floats with movement, adding grace and elegance to your dancing. JULIETA is cut to be slim on the waist (no gathering), creating a seamless line from your leotard to skirt. Pro dancers love this skirt!
NIKITA - OUR FLOWING TIE-FRONT SKIRT
NIKITA rehearsal skirt is another pro dancer favourite, and this skirt really makes a statement with its flowing chiffon. It’s a unique pull-on skirt featuring a tie front, so you can adjust and secure her wherever you feel best suits your body. NIKITA has a hi-low stitched hemline, creating a beautiful, rippled effect as you turn.
RANIA - OUR CLASSIC WRAP SKIRT
RANIA will be the comfiest wrap skirt you will ever wear and is super popular for both class and rehearsal. A firm, stretchy tie ribbon allows a secure no twist tie that will stay put during pas de deux. Secure at the waist for a narrowed waistline, or on the hips to accentuate your torso. RANIA is the perfect length if you’re looking for flowy elegance from behind but cuts mid-thigh in the front to show more leg.
IRENA - OUR SHEERTECH™ WRAP SKIRT
Skirts for a narrowed waistline and longer looking legs - wear high on the waist – choose MAYA, AVA, NINA, ROSINA
Skirts to lengthen the torso and slim the hips and legs – wear lower on the hips – choose NATALIA SHEER, GALINA, NADIA, RANIA, GISELLA, IRENA
Skirts for Rehearsal and Repertoire – NIKITA, GALINA, JULIETA
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