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♥ Currently booking: January 2019 ♥
Ready-made products can be purchased through our shoppe here and on Etsy any time!

Our ContenderWear™ competition costumes are spectacular!  Glimmers, radiating from the strategically placed rhinestones and bling to compliment your unique, one-of-a-kind costume, keep the judges’ and audience’s focus on you. You will mesmerize them.


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Dancers wearing our products feel so comfortable and confident that they end up performing at their best.  Whether it’s ContenderWear™ for competition or convention wear by HotMess Dance Apparel. Look Like a Winner, Act Like a Winner, Perform Like A Winner, WIN!

How do i get started?

Most of our orders are custom.  Understandably, clients want to see our work, so we have made some very impressive stage-ready samples, which are also available for purchase directly through our shops, but we will need to touch base if you want something custom and specific to your measurements, and the first step is always to contact us.  We’ll go from there in the following order, answering any questions that you may have along the way, and you will be kept in the loop as to the progress of your masterpiece with photos and communication:

Our process for your amazing creation


  • Discussion
  • Line Item Invoice & Detail
  • Deposit
  • Design Rendering
  • Measurements

Procurement & Assembly

  • Pattern Development
  • Procurement of Materials
  • Cutting & Layout
  • Lining/base
  • Fitting – remote or local

Finalize & Embellish

  • Seam-sewn Embellishments
  • Assembly
  • Décor & Rhinestones
  • Balance Due
  • Final Fitting & Shipment

If you prefer to meet in person, we can meet with you in our local Southern California area.  Alternatively, we can schedule a Google video call or Skype session.  We are in the Inland Empire, directly serving the communities and vicinities around: Riverside, Moreno Valley, San Bernardino, Alta Loma, Ontario, Chino, Rialto, Fontana, Loma Linda, Highland, Redlands, Hemet, San Jacinto, Colton, Grand Terrace, Corona, Norco, Banning, Beaumont, Palm Springs, Perris, Menifee, Murrieta, Temecula, Lake Elsinore, Perris, Canyon Lake, and anywhere in between. 

Ordering and paying directly (rather than through a third party) always saves money!  We do accept cash, check, most credit cards, and PayPal.