The Holidays are upon us yet again! Here are a few of our favorite ethical, animal-free, vegetarian and vegan gift ideas for the ballerinas in your life.
These cozy legwarmers by KD New York are made from premium synthetic and plant-based yarns and are knitted with love right here in New York City. (Right across the river, in the Bronx!) One size fits all, and they come in a bunch of fabulous colors, so they're a guaranteed hit. Also be sure to check out KD New York's line of "vegetable cashmere" sweaters and warm ups.
Our newest ballet skirt design is sewn with love in Manhattan, and made of elegant Chantilly-style lace and pretty peach ribbon, both of which are made in the USA. Like all Entrechat Dance designs, the Alexandra Lace Ballet Skirt contains no animal products whatsoever. The lace is 100% nylon, and the ribbon is 100% polyester. Elegant and Ethical.
Staying hydrated is important, and these durable and beautiful water bottles keep your water tasting fresh. They're assembled in California of a mix of USA-made and French-made components.
These soft, stretchy slippers make your arches look amazing and ease your conscience, since the soles are synthetic and they're 100% vegan. In addition, Cynthia King runs a diverse, inclusive dance studio and company in Brooklyn.
Floor Barre is great, because you can do it anywhere—at home between classes, when traveling, etc. Sarah Arnold is an experienced teacher at the Pacific Ballet Academy in California's Bay Area. Her floor barre videos are clear and helpful.