If you are struggling with what to buy a budding ballerina or a die hard ballet lover, we know how you feel!
Buying affordable and sentimental ballet gifts isn’t an easy thing to do! We have scoured the web over the past few weeks to compile this list of unique and personalised gifts, with starting prices as low as £8!
This organiser is perfectly divided into sections, with a calendar month, weekly schedules, list sections and tear-off notes. The perfect way to compile lots of information in an organised and coherent way. You can get a brand new copy on Ebay for only £7.34 – click here to buy!
Any ballet addict has a wardrobe full of leotards of all colours, styles and fits! Leotard purchases are definitely based on personal preference, but there is far less room for error when gifting ballet skirts! They are surprisingly hard to find, with the ranges offered by big brands such as Capezio, Bloch and Plume being relatively limited. We would recommend turning to the talented and bustling Insta community, in particular we love the designs by @balletskirts_by_lucinda. She designs skirts of all styles, lengths and prints – adding just enough sparkle to your ballet attire! Check out some of our favourite designs below!
I’ve been following Margot’s account (@pointebrush) on Instagram for over 4 years now, she is an illustrator and painter who never fails to impress me with her unique style and creativity. She produces beautiful prints, using watercolour and pencil on paper, which recreate conic ballet scenes. Her artistic style perfectly captures the true essence and grace of ballet. Her prints, along with ballet inspired phone cases and silk scarves are available to purchase here and she also offers custom prints!
Check out some of @pointebrush’s beautiful work below! I sure would love to have this hanging in my bedroom.
Buns wrap boutique are based in Buckinghamshire and make unique hair accessories for dancers. Their designs are simple, classy and elegant, with enough variety to find something for everyone! You can find out more about them through their instagram @bunswrapboutique
And last but not least, if you are looking for something extra special and you are willing to spend more – buy your loved one tickets to Prix de Lausanne 2020 (the next final will be held in Montreaux in February 2020), you can also watch the qualifying stages. This is one of the most prestigious and impressive ballet competitions across the globe, it attracts young aspiring dancers from across the world. Full of classical ballet music, stunning variations and exceptional choreography and costumes. Tickets sell out quick so keep an eye out for the announcement of their release!
Still not found the perfect gift? Don’t worry - we have more unique gift ideas coming up in a future blog post, so keep your eyes peeled!
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