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OMG £41 for my daughters ballet outfit

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I went to buy my 4 year old a ballet outfit today from local dance shop. A leotard, flimsey skirt, socks and shoes cost £41. I was gobsmacked! Was I ripped off? Read More
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8y, 5m agoPosted 8 years, 5 months ago
I went to buy my 4 year old a ballet outfit today from local dance shop. A leotard, flimsey skirt, socks and shoes cost £41.
I was gobsmacked!
Was I ripped off?
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8y, 5m agoPosted 8 years, 5 months ago
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banned#1
Just hope she dosent give it up, or grow!
#2
You weren't ripped off, ballet is bleedin' well expensive. Still cheaper than Irish dancing though!
#3
can you put a price on your daughter's happiness?

only you can judge that
[mod]#4
Seeing as she's 4...........it won't fit it about 2 months. Expensive hobby this one will be. lol
#5
hankmarvin4
Just hope she dosent give it up, or grow!


I have kept all the packaging, just in case, I am ready to fleabay it!
#6
The skirt can be let down at the hem, so you'll get a good while out of it, the leotard will stretch so fingers crossed you'll get a year out of it, and if you've bought leather pumps they stretch too, so it should all last you a year - not bad really.
#7
Where abouts are you, saw a little girl get kitted out the other day and I think that came to £45.
#8
have you seen the ones in John Lewis, (think they only come in light pink), if memory serves me right they might be slightly cheaper but cant see them online
#9
My sister sells all my nieces ballet outfits on ebay. ( well used to) I think my niece has stopped now.
But she found buying and selling on there much cheaper.
#10
I feel even more ripped off now I have found the same for £18 on line

http://www.movedancewear.co.uk/products/none/childrens_ballet_pack/593/

I shall know for next time!!!
#11
sounds about right my little girl who is 5 does ballet has been for 2 yrs now and its not a cheap hobby lol
#12
I bought everything bar DD's ballet shoes online as I couldn't believe the in-shop prices. And yes, she was off ballet months later :(
#13
blackpeppa
I feel even more ripped off now I have found the same for £18 on line

http://www.movedancewear.co.uk/products/none/childrens_ballet_pack/593/

I shall know for next time!!!


OMG, that is a GREAT deal! Almost enough to make me drag her back to class ;-)
#14
Good God, makes me pleased my girls have grown up ! But now we have a summer ball looming (only last year it was the prom !) costs a fortune !
#15
Don't feel ripped off. It's a lovely hobby. I have two daughters both doing ballet , the elder one for 13years. The local ballet shop is more expensive but you are able to try things on and exchange items which don't fit. I have bought items from the internet and ebay but with varying success as some things have been poor quality or tiny sizes which I have been unable to exchange.
It has been a pleasure to watch them dance as they have grown up and worth every penny for lessons and dancewear. I hope she enjoys it.
#16
25 years ago i remember mum paying 6/7 quid for ballet shoes so sounds reasonable
#17
If she starts tap as well you are really in trouble, the shoes are more than that on their own!

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