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Ballet tights and how they should be worn
By Danser01 Comments: 1, member since Wed Nov 02, 2011
On Wed Nov 02, 2011 03:24 PM

Um this is a little embarrassing but I have been a ballet danser for 6 years now and im only 14 but should i wear my tights pulled right up or should I let my tights not define my bum and I also wear black training tights and they are quite hard to pull up to create the 'professional look'. Thanks

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re: Ballet tights and how they should be worn
By Doctor_Dancebelt Comments: 51, member since Sun Apr 25, 2010
On Tue Nov 29, 2011 02:28 PM
Ballet tights are designed to be worn tight. If they aren't pulled up as high as possible, the crotch will sag between your legs, which both looks very strange and - in extreme cases - could even interfere with leg movement.

The easiest way to keep tights up is to roll the waistband over a belt or piece of 1" or 1.5" elastic knotted or sewn to form a belt. Tights have a high waistband so you should be able to get 2 or 3 rollovers and still have the belt rest on your hip bones.

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