Dance is a unique way of expression. An appropriately suited dress is what complements a beautifully performed dance. So, it is essential that you look for a good dance shop that can provide perfectly suited clothes for dance. A dance shop needs to be well equipped with many essentials to be a suitable one as it is not like just any usual shop. The customers of a dance shop are passionate artists. A pure dance artist cannot be satisfied with unsuitable dance costumes. So, here is what you need to look for finding a good quality dance shop:
- Spacious: A dance shop cannot be like a small food outlet. It has to be spread out and be as big as possible so that there can be enough space for each section. There can be sections for clothes of male and female genders or if it is big enough, there can be a different section for each dance form. The more space, the more organised the dance shop would be and the more organised, the more presentable and easier to locate stuff you need will be.
- Plenty of trial rooms: You cannot buy a dance costume without ensuring that it fits perfectly. So, obviously nobody would buy one without trying it on. Anytime you go for choosing dance costumes, the first would not be a perfect fit necessarily. So, you would obviously need to try more than one costumes on to find the perfect one. So, there need to be ample number of trial rooms to be able to serve many customers at once so that you do not have to wait around while someone else is trying out costumes.
- Tailors at your service: Not all costumes and dresses are custom made to fit you. So, you will need to make alterations to the dress before finalising it for your dance performance. A good dance shop has a handy tailor to do the alterations for you right away so that you do not have to take troubles to look for tailors to get it done. This is an essential factor for any dance shop. You cannot just go to a shop which does not offer to do the alterations and stitching work for you.
- Footwear section:Footwear allow the dancer to move as freely and as naturally as possible while protecting the feet from the stress of jumping and running during a dance as well. So, no dance dress is complete without a suitable pair of shoes. Imagine having to go to several separate shops for dress and then shoes, tiresome, right? An ideal dance shop is so set up that you get everything related to dance at one place. There should be all the types of dance shoes of all the sizes to match your needs. The shop should never fall short on providing the needed colours and designs. The types of shoes include traditional slippers, jazz shoes, half-soled shoes, foot thongs, foot gloves, etc.
- Availability of props: There are several props like masks and pompoms needed for dance. You may need dancing ropes or several other props too. All such stuff should be available at the dance shop All these also include leotards, tights, hair ties, bracelets, led poi balls etc. Needless to say, all these have to be of the best quality.
All these points are a must in an ideal dance shop. So, while choosing a dance shop, look for all these factors and ensure whether the checklist is completely satisfied or not. If not, you can always look for another shop. Apart from the best features, the staff of the shop need to be friendly and helpful as well. They should have a basic knowledge about dance costumes of all dance forms.