⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Absolutely stunning! This costume has exceeded our expectations! Lona is great and so helpful , she really goes above and beyond , shipping was fast and right on time , really a pleasant experience! Very pleased — Melissa S.

Melissa S. Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend Custom Dance Costume

 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ There are not enough positive things that I can say about Lona!From the very beginning, she was professional and diligent, and committed to giving me exactly what I wanted. She listened, (even watched a video of my daughter’s solo!), and clearly communicated her thoughts and actions every single step of the way. She updated […]

Gianmarco S. On Our Own Custom Dance Costume

 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ My daughter and I had a very positive experience working with Lona. She took my daughter’s vision and was able to create a perfect solo costume for her. From the very first contact, she was attentive, helpful, patient (my daughter is not an easy client!) and put our minds at ease as we had […]

Nicole S. No Light 2019 custom dance costume

 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “I found Lona on Etsy under a custom leotard search and PM’d them right away! I am in the UK so the time zones are quite drastic – however the response time was magnificent! They got back to me within half an hour and immediately asked for measurements to quote me. Lona kept me […]

Rhi M. Pearl Steven Universe cosplay costume

 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Good times at The Countdown Dance Competition in Escondido last weekend. Shyla performed her solo the best she has all season. Sharing some pictures to show her hard work and growth as a dancer. Lona Smith you got exceptional marks for creativity and appropriateness on her costume! —Cheri N.

Cheri N. Iris Costume

 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Awesome work! Thanks for helping my daughters special day to be even more special” —Terry C.  

Terry C. Aiana & Terry C Prom 2018 Alterations

 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “She does an amazing job! I came to her last minute and she got the job done. I highly recommend her.” —Chaeli Z.  

Chaeli Z. Prom 2018 Alterations

 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “The Costume Really Made The Dance…while Mack is just over-the-top in her performance, the costume really made it work.  It’s perfect.” —Marcia T.

Marcia T. Costume Image

 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Becca’s red lyrical solo costume is completely tailored made by Lona Smith of ContenderWear. At competitions, there is scoring for costume/hair/overall appearance up to 5 points. She nailed 5 points for this costume! Thank you Lona!!!”—Samantha S.

Samantha S. Rise by ContenderWear

 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Sorry for not responding sooner!! We got the package and absolutely love it!! Thank you so much!”—Beth C.   Note: This was during Beth’s second visit to our Etsy store, ContenderWear.  She was so thrilled with “Nothing Compares To You” gold and champagne costume that she ordered “Tears In Heaven”, modeled here by Shy-Shy.

Beth C. ContenderWear Tears In Heaven

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Lona is such a creative artistic brilliant woman. She has made 2 solo costumes for my daughter. She listens to what both of us are looking for and turns it into a master piece. Her materials are top shelf!! I highly recommend her for any costume you may need! (Yelp) Lona has made 4 […]

Peggy R. Your Girl 2017

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Lona can make anything your heart desires with dance costumes! Your measurements custom-made, your performance needs, your artistry all expressed in one beautiful piece. Lona can put her talents into embellishments for you as well. She has made costumes, training and performance gear and embellished a catalog ordered piece to make it extra special. […]

Misty P. Ride Ending Pose

 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Lona is the best at custom costumes. My daughter was super picky with her solo costume. We came to Lona with all of her ideas, and she made exactly what my daughter wanted. It was bright, sassy, and it sparkled from every angle. She received tons of compliments at competitions on it. The best […]

Jessica P. Too Hot To Handle