Argentine Tango Clothing for Women

Argentine Tango Clothing for Women

Tango is a dance that is internationally recognized and has become more and more popular ever since its beginning. It originated in districts of Buenos Aires and has maintained most of its authenticity today. One of the biggest aspects of tango dancing to consider for women is clothing. 

So, we have come up with a simple checklist to help you understand the important do's, and don'ts when it comes to Argentine Tango clothing for women.

The Do's of Tango Clothing for Women

  • It is acceptable to wear either dresses or tops that are tailored. They should be a stretchable single or double-layered fabric that fits snugly and provides the best movement possible for the dancer. 

  • The dress must also be comfortable to wear on the dance floor and not too distracting

  • Black and red color combinations are classic; however, you are not limited to just these two colors

  • Dresses and skirts should be knee-length, so you can show off your lower legs while dancing.

  • You can also choose A-line, halter neck style, or asymmetrical dresses for tango dancing as well

  • Make sure you are comfortable with the neckline of the clothing you are wearing

  • Choose cross, crisscross, V-shape, open, deep open, cutout or asymmetrical designs

  • Consider the torso of the dress

  • You can choose prints if you want or black, red, violet, and teal for more monochrome options

  • The quality of the fabric should be good as well as flexible. Pretend it is a second skin for your body. If possible, try the clothing on ahead of time while trying out your dance moves

  • Do consult with a professional if you are unsure about the sizing, color, or style

The Don'ts of Tango Clothing for Women

  • Avoid wearing strapless innerwear if you are looking for more supportive clothing options. 

  • Never overlook the color of your bra either. It should have transparent straps or be backless with a halter neck

  • Never wear anything that is too tight because this can seriously affect your dance moves. The same is true of clothing that is too loose

  • Open hairstyles should not be worn if you have longer hair. Choose a hairstyle you love, but make sure it stays in place while dancing. 

  • Never buy tango shoes that are too big. They should be tight and have straps to ensure they are securely in place

  • Never buy tango shoes if you are unsure of what you should buy or how the fit should be. Always discuss your options with a professional before making a purchase

  • Don't overdo the accessories and jewelry. You want to maintain a more subtle look while dancing the tango

If you follow these simple do's and don'ts, you will be well on your way to building an Argentine Tango wardrobe you are comfortable in and that is perfect for those long nights on the dance floor. If you are ever unsure about any of the choices you have made, never be afraid to consult with a professional or someone more experienced.

You don't want to do anything that will cause you to be uncomfortable or limit your movement while on the dance floor. Need some immediate assistance, or you are ready to get out there and dance the Argentine Tango? Contact Ultimate Tango today.

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