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4 Recent Innovations in Dancewear

4 Recent Innovations in Dancewear

Dance, especially ballet, is filled with tradition. Because of that, innovation has been slow to find its way into design of dancewear and performance enhancement supplies. But new technologies developed at the end of the twentieth century have spurred on new developments, especially in the last several years. Pointe Shoes In 1993, Eliza Minden introduced the first successful modernization of the pointe shoe. According to an article by Leigh Schanfein in Dance Informa magazine, Minden used her knowledge of dance and manufacturing to create a shoe using new synthetic technologies such as thermoplastic elastomers and urethane. Gaynor Minden shoes are manufactured in Lawrence,Massachusetts in...

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