Barre workouts are fun because I can pretend to still be a little girl in the throes of her tragically short lived ballet career. Part of the fun of ballet, for children and adults alike is the clothing. The costumes at a real ballet performance really are something to see, but the basic practice clothes for a ballerina also have a distinct and pretty aesthetic even without the skillful costume department of Les Ballets du Trockadero.
Before we get to the pieces, there are a few simple rules for a ballet-inspired workout look:
- Rule #1 Always go for simple colors like black, grey and light pink.
- Rule #2 Choose movement fabrics that are easy to layer.
- Rule #3 Fit is everything.
Here are ballet inspired workout clothes to help you look like a ballerina off-duty: