The buzz on BDA in the news & on the web and photo/video collections of special memories, including visits from our celebrity clientele!

Katherine McPhee wears Bellydance America in the September 2012 issue of Nylon Magazine


Hanna Sings in the New York Arabic Orchestra Choir

Hanna St. John, owner of Bellydance America, supports the local Arabic music scene by singing in the choir for the New York Arabic Orchestra.  The orchestra has held performances in many venues including Symphony Space, Lincoln Center and, most recently, Florence Gould Hall – Alliance Françiase.  The repertory consists of both traditional pieces of music as well as original works [...] Continue reading >

Impractical Jokers’ Joe Gatto Wears a Bellydance America Costume!

In the fall of 2011, a stylist came into Bellydance America looking for a costume.  Jehan and I were assisting her and asking the usual questions so we could help her find what she was looking for:  Who is the costume for?  What is the occasion? What is your budget? Do you want a traditional or more modern look?  And [...] Continue reading >

Pop star Kat Deluna wears costumes and jewels from Bellydance America!

Wife Swap – Hanna/Carmichael

See the Hanna’s on the hit show “Wife Swap” where Jehan trades places with a pig farmer from Nevada!

Bellydance America in the Garment Girls’ Blog

A couple of adventurous interns saw our windows from 8th Avenue and decided to stop in and check us out. They loved our store and included us in their blog as one of the best kept secrets in the Fashion District!

Bellydance America on Good Day New York, July 2010

Note:  We NEVER said that Julie didn’t have enough jiggle.  She did a great job and we love all body types!