Pricing & Examples


ContenderWear™— High-End Hand-Crafted Custom Dance Costumes is our flagship brand for the ultimate in costumes for dance, figure skating, and equestrian sports.

Options available to ContenderWear Customers include:
Premium Feather Options, Premium Rhinestone Brands, Applique & other digitizing services, High-End Metal & Rhinestone Closures

Includes Rhinestones & Accessories.

Completely custom from concept to bolt to stage-ready.

Solo, Duet, Trio from approximately $475 

Average Price $650

We offer some ready-made ContenderWear costumes, some are discounted.  We offer 90 day lay-away option for orders over $300.


Customer Provided Photos of ContenderWear Costumes on & in action.

Brand Comparison Chart available here in PDF format to download or open in a new window: CLICK HERE

Customer provided photos of Plain Brown Label Costumes in action.

Plain Brown Label™

Plain Brown Label™ —Affordable Custom & Semi-Custom Dance Costumes

  1. PBL Custom – These are created from concept to stage, keeping in mind the tighter reins on the budget.  
    • PBL costume still come stage-ready with rhinestones
    • PBL accessories depend on overall budget &trim being used
    • PBL Customs start at $375, average ≅ $400
  2. PBL Semi-Custom – Partial pre-fab ready to wear can be use in part or all for some great savings
    • We can add sashes, skirts, appliques & rhinestones & more
    • PBL Semi-Customs start at $200, average ≅ $275
  3. PBL Rhinestone Service from $200, which can include shipping 

Choose any one of these options for a great costume!

Brand Comparison Chart available here in PDF format to download or open in a new window: CLICK HERE

HotMess Dance Apparel™

HotMessDance Apparel™ — Contemporary Ensembles, Bases, Separates, Alterations, Additions to Existing Bases, Application of Your Baubles.

  • Solo, Duo, Trio Bases from $225¹
  • Groups from $215, for 4+ like costumes¹
  • Add-ons to existing bases from $30²
  • Alterations from $15²
  • Application of your trim billed separately
  • Accessories are billed as separate items
  • Pattern service, hand drawn from $45

¹We work with pricing adjustments for studios that have an inhouse costume department, where allowances are given for items/services they handle inhouse.

²Please consider deconstruction labor for existing pieces.

Customer provided photos of HotMess Dance Apparel Costumes.

Brand Comparison Chart available here in PDF format to download or open in a new window: CLICK HERE


NuptialWear™ — is our brand for anything bridal & formal.  It includes sleek sexy formal gowns, accessories, rhinestoning, and alterations.  

When our dance season has run its course, it is usually time for spring/summer weddings & prom.  

Due to the range of services offered for wedding and prom events, we don’t really have a price range for services other than…

  • Alterations from $15



👈 Customer provided photos of NuptialWear garments and accessories in action.

A Custom Costume Brand For You & Your Budget

Our Custom Costume Brands Compared

This is our side-by-side costume comparison chart of our three dance brands, which have varying levels of services.  You can download a full size version. Just click on the link after each dance costume brand listed and recapped above.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Custom Dance Costumes Comparison Chart

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