Founded in 2002, Yumiko creates long lasting and great fitting dance and athletic wear of the highest quality.

What began as a small collection of leotard designs has grown to into a phenomenon that has redefined the dance wear industry. Designer and professional ballerina Yumiko Takeshima is the innovator of beloved leotard styles and the first to enable dancers to personalize their own dancewear.

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Clients can choose from a selection of pre-designed styles and customize their piece with fabrics, colors and other options such as sleeve lengths, leg cut and trim.

Yumiko also offers Ready to Wear items, specific leotard collections, and an exclusive Black Label line of design leotards.

One Dance World

We are a family company with a global identity. The story behind the Yumiko brand draws on the Asian, European and American influences that have helped to shape our values and give us a unique perspective. We see one dance world that is connected through a shared passion. Regardless of location that passion remains the guiding force for dancers everywhere and is at the heart of our decision making process. It inspires us to think outside the box and embrace ethical procedures to meet our quality and standards.


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