Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / Ballroom & dancewear take new turn…with new Shining Star
Ballroom & dancewear take new turn…with new Shining Star
03
Oct '09
Shining Star is conscientious that dance schools are not just attended by the youth striving to become professional dancers, but by people of all ages who have come to enjoy the freedom of dancing. Shining Star is offering a "New Look": streamlined and flattering silhouettes that everyone can wear. When buyers first see Shining Star's dancewear collection, immediate reactions are compliments to the rich styles, luxurious fabrics, and keen eye and attention to detail, especially when compared to the industry commonly selling pieces made in lower quality material, leaving garments with raw, unfinished hems.

Contrary to the overly glitz and glitter of stage costumes as seen in televised competitions, Shining Star's approach captures the glamour of dancing with clean and fluid designs that can also be worn beyond the stage. Shining Star says, "A New Look: streamlined, flattering silhouettes that everyone can wear; affordable and wearable styles for the dance enthusiast and professional." Shining Star intended that these beautifully designed and constructed pieces be wearable from the studio to stage and beyond - from day wear to the night out - '…making YOU the Shining Star'.

Shining Star was born out of a love and tribute to the lyricism of a 25 year old skirt that the designer holds dear. Shining Star's designer Jon Murata recollects, "In the early '80s while at dance school, I was stretching when I asked a fellow dancer about the skirt she was wearing for her Pas de Deux. It was beautiful and different from all the other skirts. I was truly inspired by the movement of that skirt and wanted to create my own version." Years passed during which Murata worked as a fashion designer in New York City. With the renewed popularity of dancing on television and in the media, Jon knew the time was right to bring his dream come to fruition.

Shining Star's produces Ballroom, Ballet, Active, and Social Dance wear apparel that appeals to both the modern dancer and shopper by creating styles with quality and a dancer's flair, combined with sophistication and fashion sensibility. "There's a dancer in each of us," says Jon. With the launch of Shining Star's online store, high quality dance-inspired clothing is accessible to dancers at heart everywhere.

Shining Star was started by New York designer Jon Murata, whose vision of creating better wearable and affordable dance-inspired fashion that appeals to professional dancers as well as general shoppers. In the news, his design has been featured in publications and recently in design competition for 'Dancing with the Stars' show. Sold at boutiques and specialty stores, Shining Star has expanded with opening its first online store.

Shining Star


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: The White House

Textiles | On 21st May 2018

China, US put trade war on hold

Following weeks of uncertainty over imposition and counter-imposition ...

Equate posts best Q12018 results since inception

Textiles | On 21st May 2018

Equate posts best Q12018 results since inception

Equate Group's first quarter results for 2018 are the best since its...

Over 60% retailers already have IoT platforms: IDC

Apparel/Garments | On 21st May 2018

Over 60% retailers already have IoT platforms: IDC

Retail organisations are adopting IoT platforms and more than 60 per...

Interviews View All

Amrit Sethia
SOIE

‘The intimatewear category in India is slowly becoming trend-sensitive.’

Karel Williams
Dow Microbial Control

'Silvadur is most rapidly adopted in areas where hygiene-conscious and...

Jurgen Gauger
Spreadshirt

‘Buying crowdsourced or creative designs are much more appealing to the...

John Kelley

Textile Events is one of the largest textile fair in the United Kingdom,...

Tom Adeyoola

Describing itself as the best body shape and garment fit company in the...

Harmeet Singh

New Delhi-based Jogindra Industries Private Limited provides an assortment ...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Anisha Chaudhari
Threads & Shirts

Threads & Shirts is a freshly-tailored concept providing men/women a...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Amiben Shroff
Shrujan

From its modest beginning in the late 1960s, Shrujan has grown into a...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


May 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search