Our Imperfect Journey
How we STarted
This all started about several years ago, when I was working in the fashion industry. I'm no ballet dancer, as you can probably tell. Back then I didn’t know much about the dance world. I was busy trying to prove myself, in the world of fashion and sportswear. Little did I know, since I was often out working, that, my then 9 year old daughter, had been teaching herself ballet from YouTube videos.
It turned out she was not quite Marianella Nunez, but she was actually pretty good! She begged for ‘’proper’’ dance lessons and one day she was spotted by a prestigious ballet school. We didn't find ballet, ballet found us!
Our 3 main aims
Inclusion & Diversity
Make sure we create a place where everyone who loves ballet can feel included – diversity and representation is what we strive for. We aim for body positivity. You can expect to see all skin tones here and all abilities.
Make sure that, with our premium leotards, we are not adding to landfills and helping to keep plastic waste out of the oceans. We repair, reuse and recycle as much as we can. We aim for zero waste.
Make an impact
Encourage the ballet community to make a change - the planet can’t wait! We encourage all dancewear brands to join us!
Where did our Products get their fancy names?
Why plastic's not so fantastic.
A World Wide Fund for Nature report, called out the most plastic polluted coastal areas in the Mediterranean. As a sustainable, eco-friendly brand, we decided to name all of our products after these plastic pollution hot-spots to raise awareness of the problem. We figured if our leotards, unitards and tights are made of ECONYL® yarn from recycled ocean plastics, we should highlight the issue.
From the ocean to the barre.