Costumes

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Traditional Green Dress

This traditional costume is typically worn by students from their second year of dance through age twelve. It is very reasonably priced and can sometimes be purchased gently used. White Irish dance "poodle" socks and gold headbands are worn by all students. The Buckley School assists you in the purchase and resale of your costume. 

 

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Traditional Male Costume

In keeping with tradition, male students wear black pants, black socks, and a white button down shirt. 

 

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Black Velvet Dress

At the most advanced level, female students wear a black velvet dress with black tights and the gold headband. It can sometimes be purchased gently used.  The Buckley School assists you in the purchase of your costume. 

 

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Cap Sleeved Bodysuit with Black Skirt 

This costume is typically worn by female students for their first year of dance. White Irish dance "poodle" socks and gold headbands are worn by all students. The Buckley School assists you in the purchase of your costume. 

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Ghillies/Soft Shoes

With regard to footwear, female students wear black Irish lace up shoes.  However, new students do not need to purchase shoes prior to the first class. Ghillies are available for purchase through the school.  We have most sizes in stock as our inventory is updated weekly.  

 

Male Soft Shoes

Male students wear black Jazz shoes.  However, new students do not need to purchase shoes prior to the first class. 

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Hard Shoes

For more advanced dancers, "hard shoes" are also available for purchase through the school.  They are generally available the week after they are ordered. Sometimes, these shoes are available for purchase second hand. Please note that hard shoes should never be purchased until you are told they are necessary.

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Class Uniform

For class, students wear a Buckley tee shirt, black shorts/leggings, and white Irish dance "poodle" socks. All items are available for purchase through the school.