One of the easiest ways to save on dance costumes is to plan ahead and take advantage of early bird discounts.
Dance is a highly seasonal business, and when everyone wants their costumes in the fall, this can translate to an increase in lead-time and cost to you, the coach. To help offset this seasonality, every year The Line Up hosts an "early bird" sale from January to May, where teams can save on their custom dance costumes. However, the most common objection we hear is this "I don't have my team yet"! Here's a simple hack that many haven't considered:
You can take advantage of early bird savings by getting started with your design and prototype before you have your team formed.