Everything you need to know about dance belts and more.
You might think pulling on a pair of tights would be as easy as putting on jeans, but as with almost everything involving male dancers' clothes, you'd be wrong. Ballet tights for men are thicker than women's. Don't let anyone tell you women's tights are "unisex" unless you will accept a see-thru effect.
Women's tights also come with a little cotton gusset in the crotch that serves their needs, but won't do anything good for you. Insist on real male dance tights.
I used to only recommend one brand of tights, but several manufacturers have upped their game, and it would be unfair to them to not acknowledge that. White tights can be dyed easily using Rit dyes.
Some dancewear stores like Tutu. Ballet tights have a really high waistband, so if you just pull them up to your waist, the crotch will sag badly and extra folds will appear around the backs of your knees.
Men wearing tights tumblr is considered bad form to have extra material around the rear of the tights which makes it look like you are wearing a diaper or give you the dreaded "unibutt" where your entire rear looks like one object instead of two distinct gluteus muscles. In extreme cases, a sagging crotch could even interfere with dance movement.
Sewing a piece of elastic long enough to go over your shoulders to your tights is the easiest way to keep performance tights up. Commercially available braces can be used, but the attachment claws create rips and holes in the tights.
The added size gives more material to wrap around the elastic belt, insuring there is enough to pull the tights up into your butt crack to avoid the unibutt effect. Tighter tights are also more see-thru. Thong leotards are preferred to avoid "panty lines".
White tights are traditionally reserved for performances. White tights don't conceal anything that's going on under them, including any extra weight you're packing or a badly fitting dance belt.
Remember that a flesh colored dance belt will be more invisible under white tights than a white dance belt will be. Some companies ask male Men wearing tights tumblr to wear two pairs of white tights for a super-white and no see-thru look, although bright stage lighting generally makes that unnecessary.
An idealized male round-mound bulge is part of the ballet performance costume, so consider that when choosing which dance belt to wear.