A Star Leotards is now in its 13th year. It seems amazing that we started all this that long ago and that we have come so far! We started in our dining room and due to our popularity have expanded. We moved into bigger premises in 2012 and are now at the point that we need to move again to help us produce enough garments to fulfil all of our orders.
Our aim is still to create garments to give Gymnasts, Trampolinists, Cheer-leaders, Majorettes, (and anyone else who might be interested) more choice using carefully selected modern fabrics. Hopefully our range will have something which appeals to everyone who looks for comfort, fashion and quality from a leotard and tracksuit. The options are endless because as well as the range we sell, we make club kit to order in any combination of fabrics and many designs (including your own).
Over the last year we have been working on some very exciting projects. Our lace leotards have been a major success and we have compiled a lace range for you to purchase. We have been developing our Acro range, and now have several new skirt & dress patterns and are working closely with clubs to make sure we can offer what they need as demand changes. Our new Laser Machine is allowing us to create much more intricate designs in all our fabrics. Tracksuit sales are expanding rapidly and are going to be a major promotion for 2015. Most excitingly of all we are launching this new website to make it easier to view our range and order your products!
Look out for ‘A Star Active’ later in the year. This is a new enterprise which will offer sportswear including skirts, shorts, crop tops and a new A Star range called ‘Body Barrier’. This is base layer clothing made for warmth and protection. We continue to work with clubs to provide leotards, tracksuits and training kit.
We are based in Mid-Devon and although we move from village to village have still stayed within a 5 mile radius of where we originated. We are now in a Rural Business Centre miles from no-where!
A Star is Born. And my daughters are to blame.
Having spent enough time listening to my daughters request for a specific coloured leotard and not being able to find one, I wondered that perhaps the only way to get peace in the house was to make one myself. The more I talked to other parents, the more there seemed an opportunity for a new range of outfits, particularly quality garments at realistic prices. Hence “A Star Leotards” was born back in 2002. It took a long time and lots of research to launch a range of fashionable quality leotards all that time ago. Initially we tried to obtain British made fabrics but could not find the quality of manufacture we wanted (if you’re out there please contact me!) so we imported most of our fabric from Europe. Our designers spoke to young gymnasts and trampolinists to discover what points they consider to be important and then a range was produced. Since then we have developed the range of designs and fabrics, we hope you like them.
Although both my daughters are still involved in the sports, they are no longer competing (coaching only).
We employ local people, mainly mums with children at schools locally to cut, sew, embroider, diamante, check quality, process orders & administer accounts. We work closely as a team to bring you the quality garments you have come to expect from A Star Leotards. We do not outsource our products and it is important to us that we promote the UK economy in providing jobs and income to support this.
Being a small company we can often make individual garments as requested so if you see a design that you like which is not in the fabric you like then please give us a ring and we will try and help. Alternatively try out our Custom module on the website. This is a part of the website where you can look at our designs and try them out with different fabric options to see what they would look like. Also if any clubs or schools want special designs, for teams for example, then please do not hesitate to contact us.
A Star Leotards are absolutely dedicated to your total satisfaction. If you have any suggestions or comments please email us at email@example.com .
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