FAQ – Celtic Dress Design

How can I pay the deposit and balance for my Irish Dance Dress? What are the payment methods?

I accept PayPal, all major credit cards (Not American Express), cash and bank transfer. Pay your deposit* You will receive confirmation of your deposit and balance by email.

How much is a deposit?

– Deposit of 300 euro payable by major Credit Cards (Not AmericanExpress)or PayPal.

– The deposit for the vest is 100 euro

– The deposit for the class costumes is 100euro.

– Tonal ties can be made to match the vest for 20 euro.

Please note orders are not placed until a deposit is received.

How will I send my measurements and preferences?

I will email you for measurements and design preferences at the appropriate time i.e., 7 weeks before your agreed dispatch date.I have a detailed measurement guide that is easy to follow and offer you any help you need.

How long does delivery take? How long does shipping usually take?

For the Republic of Ireland and UK delivery, we offer a 24hr and 48hr service. For the USA and the rest of the world, your Irish dancing dress’s delivery usually takes 4-5 working days.*Canada and Australia deliveries can take 1-2 days longer.

How much does delivery cost?

ROI and UK delivery is approximately 40 euro (including insurance)USA, Canada, and the rest of the world is approximately 150 euro(including insurance).

How do you ship the Irish dance costume?

I pad each dance costume well with foam and place it in a large card board box to safe delivery.

Will I receive any accessories with my Irish dance dress?

You will receive kick pants and standard embroidered headpiece.

How much is my Irish dancing dress going to be?

Price starts from 900 -1000 euros, depending on child age the size of the Irish dancing dress required, work content, and used fabric. The price will be confirmed when the style is selected.

When will my Irish Dance costume appear in the gallery?

I update the website with new styles weekly. To view our collection of Irish dancing dresses, click here.

Are any of the Irish dance dresses in the gallery for sale?

No. All of the Irish Dance Dresses shown in the gallery are unique. I do not remake or copy any of the old costumes. However, you can take inspiration from the color choices or designs to create your own perfect Irish dance dress.

Are crystals included?

No, they are extra paid. I will discuss this budget earlier during the design consultation to advise you about the cost. A dancer can add as few or as many crystals as she wants.

How much is a headpiece?

A custom-designed headpiece is included with each solo dress order. Let me know at design stage what do you prefer.

Do I receive kick pants?

Yes, they come as a standard

What if I want an extra shawl?

Yes, this is possible, but there is an additional charge.

Can I come for a consultation?

Yes, or you can send the details via e-mail. I have a detailed measurement video that is easy to follow and offer you any help you need.

Do I need to travel to Ballina in Mayo for a consultation?

Online Consultation is available, using video conferencing, or you can send the details via email. I have a detailed measurement video that is easy to follow.
In-Store Consultation, Dancers are always welcome to travel to Ballina, if you prefer for consultation.

How long is between consultation and collection?

Usually, 6-7 weeks, depending upon the time of year.

How should I take care of my Irish dance dress?

If your Irish dance dress has a stiff skirt, I recommend that you lay the
costume flat. If your Irish dance dress has a soft skirt, I recommend hanging the
costume so that the skirt does not flatten.
Keep your Irish dance dress covered when in storage.

Our Irish dancing dresses are not suitable for machine washing or dry-cleaning due to the delicate fabrics used. Wipe away small stains with baby wipes or a damp cloth.

What if I want an extra shawl?

Yes, this is possible, but there is an additional charge.

Best of luck. Many thanks for your custom, and I look forward to work with you again!

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