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Dance, Fantasy, and Specialty Costumes - Shopping Links


Ballroom Jeans - Extra stretchy men's jeans and khakis from Duluth Trading

Capezio - all kinds of dancewear. - Swing dancing shoes and accessories

Discount Dance Supply - online dancewear catelog, everything from leotards, tights, and shoes.

Halsey Ontstage Patterns

Nude Barre - tights in all flesh tones

Sansha - dancewear including tutus and flamenco skirts.


El Costurero Real - Realistic butterfly capes and other fantasy apparal

Lirika Matoshi - Etsy shop with fantasy tights


Jitter Bug Boy - custom made shoes


Eletrique Boutique - for all your exotic dancer needs!

Chest Hair bodysuit

How-to Links

Halsey Onstage - Classes on making advanced dance costumes.

Tutu School -'s costume construction seminars.

Research and Articles