REAL SKIN TONE RESOURCES

We have put together this list of suppliers who sell underwear and dancewear in a range of skin tones. We will be updating the list as we find more suppliers. If you have more suggestions please email WeAreCiTEA@gmail.com with your recommendations. 

UNDERWEAR

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NUBIAN SKIN

Women's underwear, hosiery, bras (up to 40G in some styles), and shapewear in 4 skin tones

Men's underwear and t-shirts (up to XXL) in 4 skin tones

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DAMART

Soft comfort bar in 5 skin tones (up to a 44D)

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CURVY KATE

Soft cup, non-wired bralette (from 30DD to 40JJ) in three skin tones

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BOUX AVENUE

Underwear and Bras (up to 38DD) in 2/3 skin tones. 

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SIMPLY HOSIERY

Pendeza 15 denier tights in 5 skin tones (S-XL)

Lots of other lingerie and hosiery lines, but website does not let you search by colour.

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PRETTY POLLY

Pretty Polly tights come in 6 skin tones, but only one size, but say they will fit up to a Size 16. 

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H&M

Bras, underwear, bra tape,

nipple covers and shapewear, in up to 3 skin tones.

Some bra styles up to 42E

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SIMPLY BE

Plus Size underwear (up to size 34) and Bras (34C - 48DD) in 6 skin tones. 

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SKIMS

Skims has a range of underwear and shapewear (in sizes XXS-5XL) and in up to 8 skin tones. Maternity wear and nursing bras also available.

 

Skims is US based, offering free Express Shipping on international orders over £60. Or there is a limited range sold via Net-a-Porter in the UK. 

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M&S

Two styles of underwear (sizes 6-28) and four styles of bras (Sizes 30A-42E, some in F-H also) in up to five skin tones. 

DANCEWEAR

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FREED OF LONDON

Ballet pointe shoes in 3 skin tones

Convertible tights in 2 skin tones

THE COSTUME SOURCE

Dance belts in 3 skin tones, modesty pouches and dance tights in 4 skin tones.

US based, international shipping is $24.95. 

NUDE BARRE

Dance tights for adults and children in 12 skin tones

Underwear, bralettes (XS - XL) and face masks in 12 skin tones

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BLOCH

Adult and children's dance tights in up to 6 skin tones. 

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CAPEZIO

Adult and children's dance tights in up to 11 skin tones, but only in transition tights and colours on website are misleading for actual tones.

Some ladies foundation underwear in 2 skin tones. 

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INTIMASK

Modesty garments and underwear in up to 6 skin tones, including skin tone tape.​

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DANCE JOX

Both thong (3 skin tones) and full seat (2 skin tones) dance belts. 

US based company, so international shipping is $20. 

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LA DUCA

Large range of shoes available in 4 skin tones as part of LaDuca Palette in shoe sizes 3-8.5

FABRICS AND HABERDASHERY

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TA-OSH

Fabrics, especially meshes, in up to 21 skin tones. 

Haberdashery, including elastic and bra making supplies in more than 9 skin tones

 

Swatch cards available. 

Company is US based, but do ship to the UK. 

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TUTU.COM

Polyester tulle and invisible mesh elastics in up to 7 skin tones, with sample cards available for both. 

US based, so base rate for International Shipping is $70

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RIT-DYE

Rit-dye have made a full skin-tone formula guide for their dyes with full instructions for different methods and fabrics. 

Instructions for 30 skin tones. 

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TIA KNIGHT FABRICS

A wide range of stretch fabrics in a good range of skin tones. 

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FUNKI-FABRICS

Printed plain colour fabrics in any colour, and a variety of fabrics, with a range of 36 dedicated skin tone options. 

Minimum orders 0.5 metres, and up to 20m, but with the option of buying more wholesale. 

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WILLIAM GEE

Some elastics in 2 skin tones - dark brown and light beige. 

DRESSER'S SUPPLIES

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BOOTS

Waterproof plasters available in 3 skin tones. 

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TESCO

Fabric plasters available in 3 skin tones.