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The 90's Dance Costume Trend that is Making a Comeback

Posted by Stephanie on Oct 4, 2017

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Every year we take a look at the runway to forecast the current dance costume trends. We've covered the color of the year for 2018, but what about the fabric of the year? This year, we've seen a resurgence of a certain popular 90's trend on the runway, in everyday fashion and in dance and skate costumes! This trending, elegant fabric is...

The velvet trend is making a comeback in dance costumes!

Luxurious Velvet - The 90's Trend That is Making a Comeback!

 Velvet dance costume inspired by fashion
Jason Wu runway (Photo Credit: Presley Ann Slack/Patrick McMullian), Stella Maxwell wearing a Velvet Romper (Photo Credit: Splash News),
and Online Style Madrid.

Dubbed as one of New York Fashion Week's most luxurious trends, our favorite 90's trend is BACK and better than ever!  When incorporated into dance costume designs, this plush fabric adds texture and the deepest, richest hues. We love seeing it used in a variety of ways from accents of blocked velvet, to full-body velvet unitards or leos.

Dance Costume 90s Velvet Trend

Online Style Borderline, Prior Lake Dance Team in the Chancy Leo and Detachable Brookfield Skirt,
and Lakeville South Dance Team in a custom costume!

How to Wear Velvet in Your Dance Costume

When it comes to jazz or contemporary dance styles, deep jewel tones like indigo and eggplant,  combined with simple and strong style lines, are key to pulling off this look.  

From bellhops to career girls, this opulent fabric is also great for those themed routines.  It adds a posh touch! 

Bright blue, rich burgundy, or even vibrant purple! Velvet can be incorporated in a variety of colors to make it work with your theme or routine.


Velvet Dance And Skate Costumes Trend
Online Style Bellhop, Starlights Juvenile Synchronized Skating Team, and Online Style Career Girl.

Online Style Black Tie, Washington Ice Emeralds Open Juvenile Skating Team, and Online Style Soiree


What do you think? Will your team be wearing velvet this year?

 Free download: Top 2024 Dance Costume Trends

Topics: Costume Trends, Jazz, Lyrical, & Contemporary

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