Whether you are looking for ballet apparel for your child or for yourself, it’s often difficult to find everything you need in one place when you’re in need of shoes and leotards and tights and any accessories for class and performances. A one-stop shop that provides everything you need with high-quality apparel is often difficult to find. Luckily, there are many dance stores in DFW that offer all you need, with high-quality products. Whether you need basic apparel or an expert pointe shoe fitting, these are the best places in DFW to go for ballet apparel.
Artful Dancewear
9665 N. Central Expressway, Suite 140A
Dallas, TX 75231
(214) 739-9999
www.artfuldancewear.comArtful Dancewear is a locally owned and operated dancewear store, and the owners are very connected to and supportive of the local dance community in the North Texas area. This store opened in 2003, but the owners have been in the dancewear business since the 80s and 90s. Kesha, one of the owners, is an expert pointe shoe fitter and she also has knowledge in many other types of dance. While the store stocks everything you might need for ballet, you can also find other styles of dance shoes, gifts and apparel for gymnastics.
Sandy’s Dancewear
11445 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 270
Frisco, TX 75034
(972) 377-4509
www.sandysdancexpress.comThis store has been family-owned and operated since 1956 and is now operated by a second generation. This is a perfect one-stop shop for your ballet needs, from footwear to tights to leotards to accessories. Many other styles of shoes and leotards are also offered here, but much of the stock includes apparel for ballet. There are many different brands offered here and orders can often be taken over the phone. Since they have been in the business for so long, the staff here are very knowledgeable about all things dance.
Suffolk Dance Boutique
2523 S. Stemmons Freeway, Suite 502B
Lewisville, TX 75067
(972) 459-5556
www.suffolkdance.comPreviously known as Spotlight Dancewear, the Suffolk Dance Boutique is the flagship store of the Suffolk brand. This is the place for Suffolk Pointe Shoes and Suffolk Apparel. The store has been around for over a decade and is one of the few companies that is still creating high-end pointe shoes. Both adults and children can find all the dancewear they might need here including shoes, leotards, tights and warm-ups. This is the largest store that offers dance shoes, accessories and apparel in Texas, and it’s located right in DFW.Related: Best Ballroom Dance Studios In DFW

The Dance Shop
2485 Forest Park Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76110
(817) 923-0017
www.22dance.comThe Dance Shop has recently undergone some renovations, including a makeover at the store and new owners. They have expanded the line of products that they offer and are looking to become your favorite go-to place for pointe shoes. It was already a great store for any of your apparel and accessory needs, but they have expanded the brands and offerings for pointe shoes even more while only offering brands that are reputable and respected so that you are sure to find what you need here.
Kim-Lee Dance And Gym Wear
3529 Heritage Trace Parkway, Suite 113
Fort Worth, TX 76244
(817) 281-5110
www.kldanceandgymwear.comSince 1979, Kim-Lee Dance and Gym Wear has been trying to bring a unique shopping experience to those in the dance field. Sharon Salsman, the founder, found inspiration in her daughters Kim and Lee, who were both dancers and gymnasts. The apparel lines here meet the needs of over 100 organizations in the area so this is a known place to go for all of your dance needs. You can find apparel and accessories here for all type of dance such as ballet, jazz, tap, cheer, theatre, gymnastics and athletics.Related: Best Dance Classes For Kids In DFW

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