Custom Dance Costume Deposit
Early-bird customers who book in January (or way in advance) do not get an invoice/estimate until we are closer to the production date. Along with not knowing their future song, music, and look & feel of the piece, it is impossible to know the pricing of very specific items so far in advance. Alternatively, we have many materials & supplies on-hand, which are at a discount.
Specific estimates are created for viable requests. Example estimates are available for you to download in our store.
Invoices are written when needed. This is usually when we have prepared the costume for fitting.
Communication with our customers exposes more about their budget and expectations, allowing us to fulfill their order to the best of our ability, while remaining within their budget.
Customers who book later will receive a quote if we have time for them and will be expected to pay a 50% deposit of the total amount quoted/invoiced. The quote pricing is valid for 24 hours and not official until locked in with a deposit. At peak season, multiple quotes are out and about. The first to deposit for a specific timeslot first, gets it. Some of our customers book in January with production scheduled for September-January.
Waitlisted clients are expected to pay more up front.