Ask Amy: How Do I Extend the Life of My Tights?

Ask Amy: How Do I Extend the Life of My Tights?

How should I wash and dry my tights? Any tips for making them last longer? —Cheyenne Treating your tights with a little TLC when you clean them can help extend their life. The safest method is to handwash them in the sink with cold water and a gentle detergent. But...
2008 Tights Guide

2008 Tights Guide

All tights are not created equal, so Pointe has listed 26 manufacturers to give you an idea of the broad selection available. Tights come in a variety of styles, such as footed, footless or convertible; mesh or non-mesh; and seamed or non-seamed. And colors can range...
New and Notable Ballet Books

New and Notable Ballet Books

Roberto Bolle: An Athlete in Tights High-profile photographer Bruce Weber turns his camera on ballet stud Roberto Bolle in this new book of images. The collection showcases the Italian-born dancer’s stunning facility and captivating presence. Bolle, who has performed...
Take Care of Your Tights

Take Care of Your Tights

There’s nothing worse than pulling on your tights and watching a run make its way down your leg. All of the harsh wear we put our tights through on a daily basis can cause them to rip. But there are a few simple steps you can take to help extend their lifespan.   Read...

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