Bedroom Barre: Ballet-Inspired Lingerie & Loungewear Fit For a Fairytale

New York City Ballet's Teresa Reichlen performing in George Balanchine’s Serenade. (Photo credit Paul Kolnik)
New York City Ballet’s Teresa Reichlen performing in George Balanchine’s Serenade. (Photo credit Paul Kolnik)

You don’t have to be a professional ballet dancer like the stunning Teresa Reichlen to feel like one clad in the dreamiest of under (& over) wares. Think pretty pastels and moody, subdued hues realized in romantic silhouettes fit for a fairytale, from gauzy gowns and floaty slips to wispy bralettes and the softest x coziest of knits. Here, we have 30+ such looks guaranteed to get you on pointe in the bedroom and beyond, whether on, or off, the barre.

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Column 1, Top to Bottom:

Araks Lara Cotton Crepe Bralette ($135.00) and Joan Panty ($95.00) in Bare Combo

Eberjey Cozy Rib Legging in Heather Grey ($76.00)

Carine Gilson Florence Lace-Trimmed Silk-Satin Camisole ($735.00) and Short ($405.00) in Dusty Blue

Angela Friedman Clair de Lune Sheer Mesh Robe in Ivory ($295.00)

Uye Surana Natalie Lace Strappy Demi Bralette ($65.00) and High Waist Panty ($55.00) in Lavender Quartz

Blackbird Underpinnings Coco Silk Charmeuse Romper in Champagne ($165.00)

Olympia Activewear Knot Stretch-Jersey Sports Bra in Pastel Pink ($100.00)

I.D. Sarrieri Jamais le Premier Soir Chantilly Lace-Trimmed Stretch-Tulle Bed Jacket in Storm Blue ($445.00)

Blush True Bliss Demi Bra ($45.00) and Hipster ($32.00) in Peach Rose

Eres 100% Cashmere Camisole in Dark Sand ($300.00)

Eres 100% Cashmere Track Pant in Dark Sand ($445.00)

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Column 2, Top to Bottom:

Angela Friedman Musette Silk Charmeuse Chemise ($220.00) in Ballet Pink

GemPicket Pussy Bow Cotton/Silk Batiste Open-Back Top ($105.00) and Knicker ($67.50) in Dawn

Flora Nikrooz Showstopper Silk & Lace Chemise ($112.00)

Kiki de Montparnasse La Reve Lace Soft Bra ($165.00) and Silk Bloomer ($225.00) in Ivory/Nude

Journelle Gemma Lace Teddy in Charcoal ($85.00)

HANRO Silk/Cashmere Long Sleeve Shirt in Rosewood ($250.00) and Legging in Cygne ($220.00)

Sapphire Bliss Sophia Sheer Silk Chiffon Whisper Kaftan in Nude ($69.00)

I.D. Sarrieri Jamais le Premier Soir Tulle and Chantilly Lace Bandeau Bra ($185.00) and Brief ($140.00) in Blush

Mere Basics 100% Mongolian Cashmere Camisole Fancy in Rose ($188.00)

Mere Basics 100% Mongolian Cashmere Tap Pant in Rose ($188.00)

Affinitas Intimates Patricia Bra ($39.00) and Hipster ($24.00) in Powder Blue

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Column 3, Top to Bottom:

GemPicket Mia Cashmere Crop Pullover in Charcoal ($344.00)

Raphaella Riboud Wendy Pointelle-Trimmed Pinstriped Cotton Soft-Cup Bra ($125.00) and Cotton Brief ($105.00) in Baby Blue

Out From Under Knit Ribbed Bodysuit in Green ($29.00)

Maison de Papillon Didi Silk Pant in Rose ($234.00)

Nina and the Wolf Gelsomino Lace & Velvet Triangle Bra ($91.00) and Knicker ($102.00) in Gold

The Elder Statesman 100% Cashmere Bra Top in Dark Grey ($350.00)

The Giving Bride Rebecca Silk Romper in Something Blue ($120.00)

SKIN Pima Cotton Soft Bra in Pastel Pink ($60.00)

Theory Hillard 100% Cashmere Track Pant in Marled Grey ($177.75)

Uye Surana Claire Lace Wrap-Around Bralette ($92.00) and Cross Back Luxe Panty ($60.00) in White Flora

Maude Nibelungen Cotton Knit High Neckline Leotard ($165.00) and Long Fingerless Gloves in Black ($80.00)