There’s much more to ballet apparel than just shoes. Novices have much to consider, and these stores have professional staff to help at every turn. Experts will know what they want, but might want to try something new or just need choices in where to shop. We’ve put together a list to help suit every performer.
Head To Toe Dancewear
200 West Argonne Drive
Kirkwood, MO 63122
(314) 966-6258
www.headtotoedancewear.com

Serving Kirkwood for over 25 years, Head To Toe Dancewear knows all there is about the products and lines, and also about the local ballet scene. Carrying many brands of tights and shoes, dancers can stay with their favorites or try something new. They also offer a wide variety of accessories. If you are shopping for someone, you can get a gift card so that the lucky recipient can try on their items and get the perfect fit. Stop by and let the knowledgeable staff help you get it just right.

On Pointe Dancewear
948 Brookwood Center
Fenton, MO 63026
(636) 305-2090
www.wordpress.onpointedancewear.com

On Pointe Dancewear offers one of the finest selections of all ballet products. They also offer services such as embroidering bags and screen printing options. Whether the items are purchased in store or brought in, they also apply rhinestone and customize costumes so they are just right for your performance. They can outfit an entire company or a single person who simply likes to wear the best. They carry a long list of brands, and can personalize any choice to your specifications.

Shoes Unlimited And Dance Supply
4236 Telegraph Road
Saint Louis, MO 63129
(314) 892-3200
www.shoesunlimitedanddancesupply.com

Though they do offer a full line of body wraps and accessories, this is the place to come for shoe and accessory selection. Featuring brands such as Zenith and Dansoft slippers, shoppers can enjoy several styles to make sure they get just the right fit. The accessories list gives options for customizing shoes, bags, even hair and nails. To make a costume complete, this is the place to shop. The online catalog is friendly and has great sizing and product information, but the brick and mortar store has professionals on site to help make sure every purchase is the right fit for their customer.

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Dancewear Solutions
6750 Manchester Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 773-9000
www.dancewearsolutions.com

This is the best selection for beginners and professionals alike. Featuring brands such as Capezio and Mirella, you can choose from many looks and styles. They also carry items specifically for boys and men. While they expertly outfit for classroom or stage, they also offer multiple lines of dance clothing. If you like to breathe, eat and live ballet, you can fill your closet with crop tops and leggings. The clearance rack is a permanent feature on the website, and the store will gladly answer your questions and help you find just what you are looking for.

Madison’s Dancewear
161 Long Road, Suite 100
Chesterfield, MO 63005
(636) 537-5456
www.madisonsdancewear.net

Madison’s Dancewear takes pride in their service. From new dancer fittings to ongoing support, the staff can help you with all of your needs. Students can rest assured the experts at Madison’s Dancewear will make sure you leave with everything you need for the class and understand how to use your purchases. Dance teams are also welcome, and can have customized solutions with discounts for higher volume purchases. Take the worry out of ordering for groups after having everyone fitted and all the details worked out beforehand.

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Bon Tindle is an author from Springfield, MO. She writes fiction and nonfiction for several publications, and can be reached through her website (www.bontindle.com) with comments or questions.

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