Last-Minute Presents, Designed By Dancers

Calling all last-minute shoppers! Are you panicking yet? Don't worry, we have your back with a great list of gifts that every dancer wants—and which are also made by dancers (or former ones, at least)! Some of these gifts are made-to-order, so they won't be ready for the holidays, but I know I'd be a happy girl if I opened up an envelope promising me a custom leo in a few weeks.

Leotards:

 

Skirts:

Abigail Mentzer Designs, by former Pennsylvania Ballet dancer, are sported by ballerinas and Broadway divas everywhere.

Warmups:

 

Skin care:

Ritual Goods, created by Ballet Austin's Oren Porterfield, feature homemade fragrances.

Former Pacific Northwest Ballet dancer Jordan Samuel has an eponymous beauty line, used by dancers around the country.

Fitness:

Former dancer Rachel Hamrick has an entire FLX training system, meant to get you into tip-top shape. (She also has drool-worthy leather vests.)

And, for tried and true gifts that everyone will enjoy, check out our 25 Days of Gift-Mas fashion feature, which is full of prezzie #inspo!

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