About Prime Dress Designs, LLC

Through expert pattern makers and professional designers, Prime Dress Designs has the ability to produce not only a custom fit Irish Dance dress, but one with stunning quality and precise measurements, synthesizing the traditional Celtic art with modern design and fashion. Prime Dress Designs is located in Northern New Jersey. We take pride in working with local, national and international customers.

Prime Dress Designs realizes that your dancer’s body can change. We make all of our dresses with the ability to be let out or taken in. Some of our dress styles allow for spandex panels to be put into the dresses to allow for a snug, but flexible fit. We are constantly adding to our options and styles. Feel free to email us with any questions or ideas that you may have for your dance school.

Here is a list of some of the options we offer here at Prime.

  • School/Team Dresses
  • Starter Dresses
  • Sleeveless Dresses
  • Beginner/Performance Skirts
  • Plain/Embroidered Leotards
  • Vests
  • Headpieces

Pamela Bastek

Owner and Lead Designer

Prior to starting Prime Dress Designs, Pamela achieved Open Championship level in CLRG, having designed and constructed each solo dress in which she danced. Pamela opened Prime Dress Designs in 2010 after earning an Art degree and spending countless hours training in pattern making and garment construction.  

Valerie Johnson

Production Manager and Head Seamstress

Valerie Johnson, a co-designer, pattern maker, and seamstress for Prime Dress designs graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC. Valerie has been with Prime since its inception in 2010 and continues to provide her creativity and expertise in the construction of our high quality garments.

What our customer’s are saying

From Pamela patiently working with me to create the perfect school dress at my requested price point, to the measurement, payment, creation, shipping and alteration processes- All aspects of Prime Dress Designs work seamlessly to create a beautiful, stress free and consistent product.  Working with Prime is a wonderful experience from start to finish!
Kerri Smith, TCRG

Kerri Smith School of Irish Dance

Your dressmaking is quality from start to finish! The measurement process is thorough and ensures a perfect fit, the communication is fantastic, and the dresses are made to absolute perfection. The fabrics are high quality, the finishing is polished, and no detail is overlooked.
Courtney Jay, TCRG

Scoil Rince Luimni

We love our new team costumes from Prime Dress Designs!  The fit and style is great.  The design process went very smoothly and Pamela was so easy to work with.  The dresses are a perfect mix of traditional and modern designs.   We have received many compliments on how lovely the dresses look.  Thanks to Prime Dresses for helping our dancers shine on stage!
Heather McClanahan Ackerman, TCRG/ADCRG

McClanahan School of Irish Dance

Prime Dress Designs

Makers of quality Irish Dance Team Dresses, Beginner Skirts, and Vests