MEET THE LEOTARDS – YOUR GUIDE TO BODILE’S BEAUTIFUL BLACK LEOTARDS
Want to know which leotard style is most fitting for your body or your personality, or just to suit your mood or occasion? Just like a little black dress - an elegant, flattering black leotard is just what you need to make you feel confident and beautiful in ballet class. Black leotards are a dancer’s staple, slimming, dramatic and usually a must-have for exams, auditions, and performances.
Pair your perfect black leotard with an array of coloured skirts and warm-ups in beautiful soft pastels and rich jewel tones to add colour so that you feel comfortable and confident in your personal style.
You can rely on your favourite black leotard to be a trusted, hassle-free choice for class, auditions, performances, and exams so that you can focus on what matters most – dancing! With options for high or low-cut legs, open backs, long sleeves, high necks, coloured accents, and velvets, you will be sure to find the perfect style and fit for you.
ALINA – PLAYFUL and CHARISMATIC
Emphasise your proportions with this scoop neck leotard. This lower-cut neckline creates the illusion of a shorter torso, so that your legs look longer. Featuring a reinforced bust panel and adjustable straps that can be worn in three positions, this leotard will add a touch of luxury to your outfit with its velvet bust and low-cut back. If you have a shorter torso, we recommend Alina in order to accentuate your decolletage. A leotard to stand out in.
AMELIA – STRIKING and STATUESQUE
Sleek and timeless, this boatneck leotard accentuates your collarbones and widens your shoulders. With a soft mesh trim and gathered, plunging low back, this leotard draws in your waist, shows off a beautiful back, and flatters most body types. Amelia is thus perfect for contemporary and neo-classical styles.
DARIA – UNDERSTATED and SOPHISTICATED
Understated and demure from the front, this elegant leotard has mesh panelling and signature gold detailing. Featuring a beautifully shaped, low cut-out back in order to accentuate and add interest. Feel comfortable, covered, and supported by Daria in all the right places in this leotard.
ESTELLA – TIMELESS and GRACEFUL
This extravagant leotard is regal and beautiful with mesh sleeves, a velvet collar and a gold clasp. Suited to those looking to accentuate arm length and breadth of movement from the chest and back. Estella does so through the full coverage mesh front, extending the decolletage to the shoulders, then wrapping around to a beautiful open cut back. A leotard to feel truly beautiful in.
EVA - RELIABLE and BEAUTIFUL
A beautifully wide cut camisole leotard to accentuate the decolletage and the back. This is a leotard you can rely on to always feel comfortable and beautiful in class. Teachers will love you for this simple, classic style that shows off your best lines.
EVALINA - ICONIC and SEDUCTIVE
Combining fashion trends with ballet attire, we have created this inspired corset leotard! Evalina is seductively flattering, featuring a low scoop neckline, corset mesh panels, and a gathered bust leading into a feature central panel. Evalina has slightly thicker bra-type straps that are adjustable, and power mesh-shaped panels support and cinch the waist. Impossible to resist, wear Evalina to class or pair it with trousers for a night on the town!
KARINA – VERSATILE and FLEXIBLE
Karina is your dependable, adaptable, essential leotard. With adjustable straps, an adjustable cleavage line and an adjustable leg line, she can be worn higher or lower on the leg and ruched higher or lower at the chest line. Wear the straps three ways. Karina is a must-have leotard!
KATERINA – CONFIDENT and CONTEMPORARY
Highlighting a striking halter neckline with mesh detailing so that you will create a strong impact with Katerina. This leotard offers a contemporary look through angular panelling on the bust, neck and back, and cut-in front panels to accentuate the shoulders and arms. Katerina features a low back and a reinforced bust, with layers of fabric for extra coverage. Wear with black tights for a slick contemporary look. Katerina is stage-worthy and attention-grabbing.
LILLA – FRESH and SPIRITED
Lila offers a classic camisole line with a pinch front, feature crisscross low back design. Reviewed as flawless, she is comfortable, and perfectly moulds to, and flatters your body. Adjustable straps will keep you feeling secure, allowing you to focus on movement. Lilla is a summery ballerina vibe at its best.
MILA – RADIANT and DAZZLING
A rare find of contrasting velvet and double straps, you will be sure to stand out. Mila is a leotard you can depend on with her reinforced bust elastic allowing you security while you bend and twist. Mila is both striking and innovative, a real showstopper!
ODESSA – MODERN and ELEGANT
Odessa has a striking high neckline, a luxe gold clasp at the neck, and modern keyhole cut-out with contrasting trim. This leotard elongates your body so that you enjoy exceptional bust support. If you’re wanting a dependable leotard to always feel good in, Odessa is your new best friend. She’s the professional dancer’s favourite.
POLINA – CLASSIC and REFINED
Polina achieves a classic look through a traditional pinch-front bust and a straight cut across the back. Either roll up the lower cut leg line or leave it lower so that you create a timeless, classical look. Velvet bust panelling adds a touch of extravagance to the classic cut camisole, making Polina your perfect choice for exams. A competition class winner.
SASHA – ALLURING and EXPRESSIVE
The big sister to Lilla, Sasha has so many beautiful features including a twist back, ¾ sleeves, v neck, and pinch-front. She will make you feel beautiful in class or rehearsal with her open front, slimming mesh sleeves and stunning feature back – a leotard that’s sure to turn heads.
SASKIA – STRONG AND STUNNING
Saskia has a square cut neckline to show off your decolletage and three-quarter mesh sleeves to define the arms. Branded elastic adds to the strong and beautiful lines of this leotard. Saskia demands attention and appreciation.
SIENNA – ATHLETIC and CAPTIVATING
Made from ECONYL® – a sustainable, recycled fabric with breathability, sheen, compression and shape retention. Sienna is sporty and stylish with a simple tank front and striking scooped t-back with mesh inserts. Sienna ticks all the boxes, she’s an eco-warrior!
SOFIA - FASHIONABLE and PROGRESSIVE
Supportive and slimming with its compressive, corset mesh panel styling, Sofia feels as good as it looks. A fashion-forward square tank neckline and dual-layer mesh over lycra, make this leotard lust-worthy. She’s a fashion Icon!
STELLA – GLAMOROUS and DRAMATIC
Stella adds drama to a classic style with a high neckline featuring a velvet collar and mesh inserts. Hit the sweet spot between simple and lavish with a modest mid-height back and mesh straps sitting just over your shoulder blades so that you can enjoy the perfect balance of coverage and support. Stella is a stunner!
TATIANA – POLISHED and INTRIGUING
Tatiana is chic and stylish, providing full coverage from the front, and a beautiful full cut-out at the back. This black leotard creates a slimming effect, with full-length LEOPREME sleeves, and a scooped back finishing at the waistline. Tatiana lengthens the torso and elongates the arms. Finished with signature BODILE golden detailing, this leotard is awe-inspiring.
Ballet is a beautiful art form that requires both grace and strength. BODILE understands the needs of dancers and designs leotards that will help you look and feel incredible during class or rehearsal. Our line of ballet leotards uses cutting-edge fabrics including Italian-made – LEOPREME™ to ensure a breathable, supportive and has a soft-touch feel on the skin, promoting microcirculation, muscle oxygenation and moisture management.
Designed in Australia with high fashion finishes and styling, our black leotards are not only beautiful but supportive and super comfortable.Chose one of our black leotards so that you will always have a ‘go-to’ option in your dancewear wardrobe. Whether you’re a seasoned ballerina or just starting out, we know you’ll appreciate the quality and craftsmanship of our BODILE black leotards.
BALLET STYLE, ELEVATED
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