We were commissioned to do a large twenty person dance number. The clients wanted it to be based on school uniforms so we took our inspiration from the school uniforms from schools in the Caribbean. To add some sparkle when lit onstage, we had the ties, waistbands, edge of the skirt, pockets on the vest, and arm bands be a sparkly blue fabric. Every part of the costumes were made with fabric with four-way stretch to allow the dancers to move easily.
Here are the sketches we sent to the client prior to making these costumes. The only two notes they wanted changed in the sketches were to have poofier sleeves and shorter skirts: