• Same Day Despatch for all UK orders before 3.00pm
  • Free P&P on UK orders over £75
  • Customer Feedback Let us know what you think

Testimonials

Here you will find a collection of Testimonials from customers all over the world.

To see more IDS Customer Reviews visit Trust Pilot.

“I have been using IDS for many years, for both normal dancewear and show costumes. They offer such a huge variety of products and the range of costumes is incredible. They have something for just about every theme, so many colours, and styles. Looking through the catalogue is so helpful and gives you so many ideas.

 Before every show I book in for a showroom visit. These  visits are invaluable because actually seeing the costumes gives a good idea of  sizes and quality, the ladies in the showroom are so helpful offering advice and ideas.

The costumes look fabulous on stage and we have no end of comments about how amazing they look.

IDS make the ordering, paying, returns etc. easy and hassle free. I couldn't ask for more.”

Janine Veale - UK Dance School Owner 20.09.17

“As a school we have been using IDS for all our costume requirements for well over ten years.

Their customer service and support is next to none.

We have been on a few showroom visits which we have enjoyed immensely due to the friendly and warm welcome and hospitality.

When ordering costumes they will help and advise with suggestions for your dance routines and always make sure they know exactly when the show is so you will always have your items in plenty of time.

I would highly recommend this company to any dance school.”

Toni-ley – UK Stage School Owner 20.09.17

“I have been a customer for 15 years and can't speak highly enough of IDS. They are my first point of call for all my dance needs not only because of the quality of their products but also because of their exceptional customer service.

A visit to the show room is always an inspiration and the help given in the sometimes daunting task of choosing costumes/new uniforms is invaluable. I never feel under pressure to buy, more like being with a friend who is helping you along with the decision making.  The printing service is excellent and my students adore their hoodies and T-shirts. 

I would happily recommend IDS to everyone as I know they will be treated with the same excellent service I have enjoyed for so many years.”

Caroline - UK Dance Teacher 21.09.2017

"I have used IDS to source my show costumes for over 20 years and the choice has just gotten better and better. I thoroughly enjoy my annual showroom visit.

It is wonderful to spend time looking at costumes, getting inspiration and helpful advice from Kate. Thank you IDS."

Lyn Jowett UK Dance School Principle 22.09.17

"The costumes always look great in the catalogue and on the website but a showroom visit really brings them to life and gives you so much more inspiration.   Visiting the showroom made everything so much easier and stress-free and the advice and help that Kate gave made it an all-round great service.    I would recommend it to anyone putting on a show.  A really enjoyable experience” 

Nadine UK Dance Teacher 25.09.17

"It is a pleasure doing business with IDS. You have such a wide variety of product all in one place at exceptional prices. Delivery is always very fast."  

Rachel Coulson, Crazy Legs Dance Centre

"What service. Order placed 23.5.11. Delivered at 8.04am on 24.5.11 and being worn by 8.15am!!! Could not be improved in any way… Thanks."
Felicity West, Kibworth Dance

"I was amazed that out order arrived so quickly, we usually source from the US to stock our shop. They can take 3-4 weeks to deliver. Just wanted to say we had a great experience shopping from your site." 
Adam McDougall, Mosman Dance Academy, Sydney, Australia

"This is the best and easiest company to buy from. We can stage a whole production from one place."
Sally Parkinson, Principal of Dance, Tromsø, Kulturskole, Norway

"IDS is a cut above the rest with a service and sales team second to none… the best costumes money can buy just got even better… can’t wait to see the latest for my next show!"
Carol Barton, Principal, Carol Barton School of Dance

"IDS is the only supplier I use now – from the excellent service to the speedy delivery and quality goods."
Frederica Dunstan, Stagecoach Theatre Arts Trowbridge and Imagine Workshops

"My order arrived the next day in perfect condition, beautifully packaged with a lovely gift. I look forward to continuing business with you."
Julia Adams, Principal, Julia Adams Stage School

"What a relief to work with an efficient and helpful company. Thanks to the warehouse team the goods arrived the very next day!"
Kerry Devine, Principal, Dance Steps

"IDS is fantastic… my passport to the dancing world… can’t believe how good the prices are!" 
Angela Chippendale, It’s Fun to Dance

"Exceptionally friendly, helpful staff who go out of their way to provide first class service to dance teachers."
Mhairi Hogg, Mhairi Hogg School of Dancing

"The outfits are so adaptable. You can find something to suit any subject and sometimes just browsing through the book gives fresh production ideas."
Amanda Warwick, Dance Arts

"The pupils have loved wearing the costumes I have ordered from IDS. We are only a small school and the prices mean we can afford good costumes without bulk-buying. Thank you IDS!"
Maria Williams, Principal, Grooves Academy

"I can't thank you enough for the brilliant service that you provide. The people at the end of the telephone are great and the delivery is super fast" 
Linda Wright, Happy Faces Stage School

"Thank you so much. Your company is great – I love the efficiency, quality of costumes, delivery and especially the little treats for me!! Thanks for your support for our show – your quality of service is just the best!" 
Heather Shrimpton, Principal, Stirling Academy of Dance

"... From the time I place the order, to the time it arrives I am overwhelmed by the speed and accuracy of your service ..." 
Kim Wood, Principal, Splinters School of Dance

"... It's wonderful to know that I can count on this fabulous company. Every order, every last minute panic I have, I'm confident that IDS will always come up with the goods!!! ..." 
Judith Vardy, Principal, Judith Vardy Studios of Performing Arts

"First and foremost thank you for lovely costumes and a very fast delivery especially as this is Spain! To your staff and especially to the girls on the end of the telephone, always bright and ready to help" 
Miss Patricia A. Tabet, Registered Teacher of The RAD Madrid, Spain

"IDTA is pleased to be associated with such a successful company in this age of fierce competition. IDS must be doing something right to have survived 30 years – well done!" 
Keith Holmes, Chief Executive, International Dance Teachers' Association

"The Royal Academy of Dance is proud of the close relationship it has developed with IDS. The energy, enthusiasm and brilliant customer relations seem to be the hallmark of everyone at IDS. May the company prosper and grow for many years to come." 
Luke Rittner, Chief Executive, Royal Academy of Dance

"The range and quality of your merchandise is superb and your staff have to be applauded for their fast response to any order." 
Brenda Last, OBE Patron of bbodance

"As UKA's Vice President, I see numerous productions by our teachers every year…I can always tell when the costumes have come from IDS as quality will always stand-out especially on a good dancer." 
Rhona Lawrence, Teacher and Vice President UKA

"Getting to the top of your business in the dance world is hard enough but staying the leader for 30 years is simply amazing. Congratulations and thank you to IDS for providing the profession with quality dancewear at the drop of a hat!"
Wayne Sleep, OBE

"Wow, we can't believe it.  We placed an order with you Thursday and received it (in Australia) on Monday!!! That is almost impossible!  Your team run an amazing service, thank you so much." 
Adam McDougall, Mosman Dance Academy, Sydney, Australia (11.10.11)

"Today I received my first order from IDS (after 3 days  from UK to Spain - very quick) and I am pleasantly surprised. Normally I make all the costumes for a show myself, but this year there were too many, so I decided to buy a part.  Your costumes are really gorgeous, well made and reasonable priced. I will order in the near future more. Thank you very much." 
Marijke Wagner de Jong,  L'Attitude Dance Studio, Spain (16.12.11)

"Personalised Printing - Fast service and a great quality printed bag.  The print looks great and the bags are really durable - students love them and it's a brilliant way to promote our school".  Parents have commented: "Perfect size for all our uniform",  "Love the colour!", "Perfect Christmas gift", "We feel part of a team with our personalised bags!."
Jill Bridger, Melody Movement Early Learning Ltd (15.03.12)

"Just to let you know that we hold IDS in very high regard as you have given us such excellent service in the past and always with a personal touch which is much appreciated." 
Nikki Furness, Middlewood Dance and Theatre School (21.11.11)

"Just wanted to drop you a line to say a huge thank you for the service you provided for our show.  From the showroom visit last year until the performance last week your service over the 6 months was first class.  Kate's enthusiasm, knowledge and ideas spark our own imagination (or should I say Suzanne's!) and the support from Sam was also excellent, nothing was ever too much trouble.  As always it is a pleasure to do business with IDS, and I look forward to many more years of business!." 
Sue Hill, Sue Hill Dance Limited (23.02.12)

"I ordered my ballet barre at I think past 4pm and it arrived before lunch the next day. Your delivery service is excellent, to say nothing of the quality of the barre. 10/10 IDS is a pleasure to do business with. Thank you." 
Susan Hind, Susan Hind School Of Dance (27.03.12)

"I receive great feedback from both students and their parents on the costumes and accessories that we have purchased from you over the past few years and it makes all the difference come showtime when you have top quality costumes on stage enhancing our routines. We have always received a fantastic quick service from you, so thank you". 
Kelly-Jane Power, Sheila Grace Dance Company (31.05.12)