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01st Sep 2018

These hip-hop ballerinas are about to become your new Instagram obsession

Strength and beauty.

Denise Curtin


We could honestly watch these girls all day. If you haven’t seen these women perform before, your about to become addicted. Bringing a modern twist to ballet, the Hiplet ballerinas from Chicago’s Creative Media & Digital Culture Program are absolutely killing it at the moment.

Having just performed at Paris Fashion Week for the Moncler show, the girls wowed the audience and most certainly brought the heat with an incredible performance on the iconic runway.

Performing two numbers, the Hiplets danced to Ed Sheeran’s Shape Of You as well as Missy Elliott’s Lose Control featuring Ciara and Fat Man Scoop.

On the runway at @moncler. #wwdfashion #pfw #ss18 (?: @jessiredale)

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@moncler @giambattistavalli #gammerouge

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According to Moncler, their Gamme Rouge spring 2018 collection was inspired by contemporary dance, so they decided to invite CMDC to perform in tribute to the collection.

The Hiplets first gained attraction in 2016 when they performed Jason Deurlo’s track If It Ain’t Love. Breaking it down en pointe and making it look so effortless.

We have spent the last hour binge watching their choreographer, Homer Bryant’s feed and it’s official… we are most definitely obsessed.

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Performing for New York Fashion Week, they put a hip-hop spin on Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake.

We want to be dancers now too. These girls are just phenomenal.

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Feature photo credit: Danielle Levitt