Ballet pink has become a firm fashion favourite – these are the pieces to snap up now

If the endorsements of celebrities on the red carpet are anything to go by, there’s one colour and one colour only that’s pirouetting its way to the forefront of desire: ballet pink.

Championed by Zoë Kravitz and Lily James on the eve of one of the most highly publicised Oscar ceremonies in recent years, the pale pastel pink has had something of a do-over.

Best ballet pink fashion pieces to buy now: skirts, cardigans and jeans
Zoe Kravitz wearing Givenchy to the 2022 Oscars ceremony.

Of course, it’ll come as no surprise to eagle-eyed fashion fans that the hue has seen its status elevated in recent years. Given fashion’s firm embrace of ballet flats – the long-maligned pumps have been reimagined for a younger audience by Simone Rocha and Maison Margiela – and the small-screen return of Carrie Bradshaw and her beloved sartorial accoutrement, the tutu – the rise of ballet pink was written in the style stars.

Contrary to its punchier pink counterparts, which were similarly awash at this weekend’s Grammy awards, ballet pink is subtle without being soft, and pared-back without being plain. In short, it’s what Easter eggs are to April: a works-for-everyone, one-size-fits-all no-brainer.

  • & Other Stories straight corduroy trousers

    Best ballet pink fashion pieces to buy now: skirts, cardigans and jeans
    & Other Stories straight corduroy trousers

    Coloured and patterned denim is one of this spring’s breakout trends and, to be honest, is it any wonder why? Employ them to jazz up a plain jumper and boots combo with minimal effort.

    • Rixo Crystal skirt

      Best ballet pink fashion pieces to buy now: skirts, cardigans and jeans
      Rixo Crystal skirt
    • Ganni smocked dress

      Best ballet pink fashion pieces to buy now: skirts, cardigans and jeans
      Ganni smocked dress
    • Varley Mentone half-knit pullover

      Best ballet pink fashion pieces to buy now: skirts, cardigans and jeans
      Varley Mentone half-knit pullover
    • By Far Amira bag

      Best ballet pink fashion pieces to buy now: skirts, cardigans and jeans
      By Far Amira bag
    • Jakke Bailey coat

      Best ballet pink fashion pieces to buy now: skirts, cardigans and jeans
      Jakke Bailey coat
    • Mango contrast-bodice dress

      Best ballet pink fashion pieces to buy now: skirts, cardigans and jeans
      Mango contrast-bodice dress
    • Ted Baker Teffip square-toed sandals

      Best ballet pink fashion pieces to buy now: skirts, cardigans and jeans
      Ted Baker Teffip square-toed sandals
    • Calvin Klein oversized organic cotton T-shirt

      Best ballet pink fashion pieces to buy now: skirts, cardigans and jeans
      Calvin Klein oversized organic cotton T-shirt

      A pastel pink T-shirt is never a bad idea; wear this slightly boxy-shaped one with your go-to pair of true blue jeans for the easy Easter-ready ensemble of dreams.