Frequently Asked Questions
Q) HOW MUCH DOES A GOLDENÉIRE DRESS COST?
A) Prices vary according to design and measurements. The final price of all dresses is dependent on what the client selects during the consultation and on dancer's measurements.
Q) HOW MUCH IS THE DEPOSIT?
A) A non-refundable deposit of $500 is paid at the time of ordering your solo dress. A $250 deposit is required for a boys waistcoat. Please contact us for deposit information if you are interested in ordering a school costume.
Q) WHAT METHODS OF PAYMENT ARE ACCEPTED?
A) All payments must be submitted via credit card or debited from a checking or savings account. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
Q) ARE THERE DIFFERENT STYLES OF DRESSES AVAILABLE?
A) Yes, we have divided our costumes into various collections in order to properly cater to each specific dancer's age, style and level.
Mid American Oireachtas U8/U9 Dress: This dress would comply with the Mid American Solo dress rules for the Under 8 and Under 9 dancers. The perfect costume for your mini champ!
ÉireLoom Collection: A dress from this collection is appropriate for the Novice or Prizewinner level dancer who is celebrating the milestone of earning their first solo dress. This dress is certain to become a family heirloom!
NewÉire Collection: Progressing into Preliminary Championships is a completely new era of a dancer's competitive career. This brilliant achievement requires a dress that helps them transition into being a champion.
GoldenÉire Collection: A unique championship level dress that will not only highlight your dancer, it will more importantly ensure they are remembered on stage.
Q) HOW DO I ORDER A COSTUME?
A) You may place an order anytime online through the links provided on our Orders page. You may also request an in person consultation at our workshop in Ohio. To schedule a consultation please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Lastly, we also offer in person consultations at many Mid American region feiseanna. Please email email@example.com for more details.
Q) DO YOU MAKE BOYS COSTUMES?
A) Yes, we design both boys waistcoats and jackets. We also have several diamanté packages specifically for boys costumes.
Q) WILL I RECEIVE KICK PANTS?
A) No. As dancers are quite particular about what kind of kick pants they wear we've opted to not provide a generic kick pant.
Q) ARE CRYSTALS INCLUDED?
A) Crystals are an additional cost. We have several crystal packages to choose from and we only use genuine Swarovski crystals.
Q) IS IT POSSIBLE TO ORDER A MATCHING HEADBAND?
A) Yes, a headband embroidered to match your dress complete with crystals is available for an additional cost.
We will also include a piece of fabric to match your dress if you do not want an embroidered headband.
Q) HOW MUCH DOES SHIPPING COST?
A) Shipping costs depend on your location. We will give you shipping options when your final payment is due.
Q) HOW LONG DOES DELIVERY TAKE?
A) Typically delivery takes about 3-5 days in North America. You can also opt for overnight delivery in North America. Overseas delivery can take a few days longer. GoldenÉire is not responsible for any Duty Fees that may be charged if the dress is held in customs.
Q) WILL IMAGES OF MY DRESS BE POSTED ON SOCIAL MEDIA?
A) We reserve the right to post a teaser of your dress on social media. This would be a close up shot of a piece of the embroidery. Only full pictures of dresses or waistcoats will be posted on our site IF we receive permission from you at time of ordering. We reserve the right to use these pictures on social media or as part of our advertising. Full pictures of dresses or waistcoats will only be posted AFTER delivery of your dress.
Q) HOW SHOULD I STORE AND CARE FOR MY DRESS?
A) Solo dresses should be stored flat in your dress bag with nothing placed on top. Waistcoats should be hung and covered.
Dresses and waistcoats should never be machine washed.