If you have a mover and a shaker in your life, you might find yourself trying to come up with some dance gift ideas in time for the holidays. Like ice skating or sledding, ballet goes hand-in-hand with winter, thanks to the holiday classic The Nutcracker. So your favorite Sugar Plum Fairy might be hoping for some ballerina inspired gifts this year, especially since they probably can’t see a live performance for a while. But there’s more to dance than tutus and tiaras. (Although, both tutus and tiaras make for fantastic gifts.) And if your head is spinning trying to come up with some gift ideas for your favorite dance party buddy, we got you covered.
Ballet is a true intersection of art and athleticism – so your gift-giving angles are aBUNdant. Whether your friend is a hardcore bunhead or simply enjoys a barre class to keep active, here are the 16 best gifts for the prima ballerina in your life.
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These durable booties will keep your dancers feet warm between performances, because you don’t have to get ready if you stay ready.
This pretty-in-pink portable Bluetooth speaker has big sound quality in a small package, perfect for a dance teacher who is on-the-go.
This best-selling duffle comes in tons of color options and has a main compartment large enough to fit every ballet, tap, jazz, lyric, and hip-hop shoe under the sun.
Dance enthusiasts will love The Art Of Movement — a collection of photographs of their favorite dancers, paired with quotes and insights from their favorite directors and choreographers.
For a safer-at-home spa day, treat your favorite dancer with this with this Conair Foot Bath, complete with a vibrating foot massager. Because if there’s one thing all dancers love, it’s some foot pampering.
This sexy v-neck wrap sweater is the perfect top for the barre or brunch, and the soft fabric comes in 9 color options.
Turn your living room into a ballet studio with this kid-friendly portable ballet barre. This light-but-sturdy bar has anti-slip feet and a carrying case so you can store it away when it’s not in use.
A Sugar Plum Fairy Nutcracker is the ballet-themed Christmas decor your favorite dancer will enjoy every year.
For the grown-up ballerina who wants to hit the town in some tulle, this elastic-waist skirt comes in multiple colors and can be paired with a cozy sweater for a wintery take on Carrie Bradshaw’s iconic look.
For the dancer who is performing regularly, this marble print cosmetic bag has adjustable compartments so their stage makeup stays organized while they’re on the go.
Those Rose Quartz water bottle holds 40 ounces, so your ballerina can stay hydrated during even the most grueling classes.
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