We’ve had a wonderful opportunity to get to know Founder and CEO Dennette Nakamura. For our last part of the series, we thought it would be fun to switch gears and learn more about Dennette’s daughter Kaelin Anderson, the masterful designer at D.A. Designs.
She loves the family atmosphere at D.A. Designs, and she’s proud to work alongside her daughter, Sandy. And we’re proud of the incredible skills and experiences that Petra brings to our amazing seamstress team.
One of the reasons D.A. Designs Dancewear is successful is because we are a very close-knit family business.
We’ve had so many great years at D.A. Designs and so many of those years we’ve designed and created a lot of custom costumes for every kind of performance team including Dance Studios, Guards, Dance & Cheer Teams, Drill Teams, and Majorettes.
For many years, we’ve had the pleasure of creating magic for the dancers at Step 2 This Dance & Performing Arts, an award-winning performing arts studio in Oakley, California. Lead by Studio Owner and Instructor Amber Weiss, she has had a competition team since the studio opened in 2002, with 20-50 dancers on their competition…
Our shop might be closed, but we’re still working! Even in these difficult times, D.A. Designs is still designing and making beautiful custom costumes for our clients. If you’re still planning and thinking about next season like us, we’re ready to help you create custom costumes! Our design process will be the same as if…
Want to learn how a D.A. Designs Dancewear costume gets made? If so, you’re in the right place! In this video blog, we’ll show you how Designer Kaelin Anderson and the rest of the D.A. Designs team translate our customers’ visions and inspirations into custom dancewear.
“I have used D.A. Designs forever, because they are the most reliable dancewear company,” said Donna Ranalli, Director at Broadway Bound Dance Academy.
We’ve put together a quick timeline of the competition costume ordering process, which you can use to ensure your dancers receive their costumes on-time!
When it comes to designing great dancewear, there’s no “one size fits all” formula that’s going to work for every single dancer, of every single body type.