(for feiseanna & performances)
Flying Irish team costumes, unique to our school, identify the wearer as a member of the Flying Irish Dancers. See the Forum for more information on purchasing and caring for costume & accessories.
*Prime Dress Designs (email the studio for ordering dates & information)
Beginner & Intermediate: elastic-back 14" skirt & embroidered leotard, crown; Intermediates wear embroidered cuffs as well
Intermediate ages 13 & up, Novice, Prizewinner & Champion: full dresses, crowns
Boys: vest, tie, green shirt & black trousers
Adults: sleeveless dress (no crown); embroidered cuffs
Recreational dancers: parade attire & dance shoes for our yearly Hooley
(also to be worn to all events if not arriving in costume)
Track Jackets: order from Optimum Sport. Ordering deadlines are Sept 15, Jan 15 & April 15; shipping will be charged at the time of shipping.
FI track pants from Optimum Sport or Black pants (neat with no visible logos, can be joggers, yoga pants, jeans, dress slacks, chinos)
Poodle socks for girls, black dress socks for adults & gents
Black sneakers or shoes (if available or white)
Cold weather parades - solid-colored black or green gloves
Girls - ankle length (short) poodle socks--bright white (new or bleached), sock glue; make up (ages 7 & up)
Boys - black dress trousers, black socks, green or black button down shirt, tie to match shirt or vest (same as other team members--ask instructor for correct shirt & tie colors)
Flying Irish face masks -- to be worn during times of enhanced social distancing (purple with winged ghillie)
*Face masks & poodle socks are available at the Flying Irish Studio
Prime Costume Bag
Tupperware for hairpieces
See the Forum for packing & storage tips
(no substitutions are permitted)
Irish Wigs: Lexy Bun Wig (color swatches in studio) for Beginner & Intermediate dancers up to U11.
Team dancers (ages 11 & up or Novice & up) - Alliyah
Solo costumes - Robyn or Alliyah
See the Forum for wig care tips. Hairpieces will last 1 to 2 years if properly cared for.
Short Hair -- leave down if it won't go in dancer's eyes
Medium or long hair -- pull back in a top ponytail with a bump (top 1/4 of hair secured, but poof up the hair before securing it & the rest hanging down)
Very long or heavy hair -- french braid with top bump
Required for shows (ages 7 & up); required for feiseanna for ages 12 & up
HD Foundation; black or onyx waterproof masacara; black eyeliner (upper & lower lids); purple eyeshadow duo; lipcolor in berry/rose; lipliner to match lip color; blush. Check with older dancers to match colors.
When wearing face masks, foundation & lip colors are not needed.
Solo costumes (one-of-a-kind dresses for females or vests/jackets for males) may be worn by Prizewinner & Champion competitive dancers, in those level dances only. These costumes MUST be pre-approved prior to purchase by the instructor and cannot be worn in performance or competition without approval. Prizewinner and Champion dancers may only purchase a solo if they also have a team dress. See the Forum for buying tips.
The Flying Irish name & logo (winged gillie) are trademarked; the winged gillie, hard shoe & double hard shoes (from website & tee shirts) are all copyrighted and may not be used or copied without permission.