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Band Shoppe CUSTOM MARCHING BAND UNIFORMS

Engineered to give you the best performance possible – see the difference inside and out.

Inside our marching jackets you'll find the perfect blend of form and function using superior materials such as Milliken Polyester with VISA System 3, YKK Zippers, Rivet-backed Buttons, and Isacord Embroidery Thread. Whether it's one of our designs or an original concept, Band Shoppe is here to help you every step of the way. Because Band Shoppe's marching band and drum corps uniforms are made-to-order, you can change any of the designs shown including colors, fabrics, sleeve style, wing and canopy styles, buttons, and bibber styles, or add a pair of gauntlets.

CONTACT

Talk to our Sales Team about designs, details, fabrics, and color options.

SKETCH

Our in-house Design Team will create a full-color sketch for you to approve or change.

REFINE

Once approved and payment is received, a sample may be made for futher review.

SHIP!

Your order will go into production after your final approval is received.

Need something completely original? No problem! Let us design something FOR YOU.

Check out just a few of our favorite styles
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Making Choices

Design choices have become almost limitless thanks to improved fabric availability, digital printing technology, and state-of-the-art pattern making software.

It's important to consider the following:
  • SIZING: How will the uniform look on all performers? Your group will perform better if they feel confident!
  • CONTEXT: Keep in mind the type of choreography, field conditions, and the weather your uniforms are subjected to, as certain fabrics will hold up better than others.
  • BUDGET: Think about your per-uniform budget. Let your Sales Rep know your price range beforehand, we're happy to help create a design without breaking the bank.
  • TIMING: Keep an eye on deadlines – give yourself plenty of time for pattern making, sampling, and revisions! Custom designs can take 10-14 weeks, with an additional 4-5 weeks for printed fabrics.
Ask Yourself

What price range would you like to stay within?

What kind of performances does your group participate in?

Will your show encompass a variety of moods or themes throughout the production?

What descriptive words explain your group’s style?

  • Clean and Polished
  • Contemporary
  • Traditional
  • Collegeiate

Where can Band Shoppe help you improve your group’s overall look and style from previous years?

Is a traditional look important to your group’s identity?

Is there anything we can do to refine or update the look without taking away from your signature elements?

Why choose Band Shoppe?

Providing the best possible products at the right price, while striving to offer outstanding customer service has always been our top priority. With our 55,000-square foot manufacturing and warehouse facility, we continue to expand our capabilities by increasing productivity and offering better services while utilizing the latest in design, cutting, and sewing equipment. Band Shoppe is a family-owned company that has a rich history dating back to 1970. We proudly feature uniforms and flags handmade in our Southern Indiana facility. With nearly 100 skilled employees, we are committed to the quality of our products and services we bring to our customers.

The Band Shoppe Difference:

  • Our custom uniforms are always handmade in Southern Indiana using a cell-manufacturing system that utilizes working teams paid a fair hourly-wage, focusing on garment quality rather than the number of pieces produced.
  • All Marching Uniforms, Trousers, and Bibbers carry a limited lifetime warranty to be free from manufacturing defects.
  • We pride ourselves on excellent customer service! Our Sales Team never works on commission, putting our customer's needs first. And should something go wrong, our Customer Care Team is ready to help make it right.

Band Shoppe is Proud to partner with:

DCI - Drum Corps International Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps Genesis Drum & Bugle Corps 7th Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps
WHAT'S VISA SYSTEM 3? VISA SYSTEM 3 IS SUPERIOR MARCHING BAND FABRIC

Band Shoppe proudly continues to offer VISA System 3™, a technology by Milliken, on all 100% polyester marching uniforms. Innovators in the performance fabric industry, Milliken & Co has led the waywith their patented VISA System 3™. Unrivaled in the industry, their polyester fabrics provide superior comfort, stain release, and moisture management. This engineered technology was created with the wearer in mind. Milliken is also a leader in dye lot reliability, whichmeans your reordered uniformswillmatch year after year.

The benefits of VISA System 3 include:

  • Wicks sweat away from the body, bringing it to the surface for quick evaporation letting you stay cool and comfortable
  • Color retention allows colors to stay bright wash after wash
  • Releases most odors and stains without pretreatment and odors
  • Milliken's dye lot reliability means colors match year after year
  • Dries quickly when hung up after washing or wearing
  • Built–in superior wrinkle resistance

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BLOUSE VEST JACKET

ANY UNIFORM MADE YOUR WAY


BLOUSE

Marching Blouses feature a looser fit with a single layer front. Great for groups with a wide size variation.

JACKET

OUR MOST POPULAR STYLE! Marching Jackets feature a triple layer front for a crisp look. Choose athletic or classic fit.

VEST

Marching Vests are the newest trend in marching. All the features of a jacket, but without sleeves for greater mobility.

Blouse, Jacket, or Vest — no matter what style you choose, Band Shoppe has the experience and know-how to create a custom uniform you can be proud of for years. Our Sales Team will listen to you and work with you every step of the way to make sure your uniform is exactly the way you want it. Trust Band Shoppe with your next custom uniform purchase!

Call today and talk to our Sales Team about customizing your next uniform!

Style Options

Did you know: Because Band Shoppe's marching band and drum corps uniforms are made-to-order, you can change any of the designs shown including colors, fabrics, sleeve style, wing and canopy styles, buttons, and bibber styles, or add a pair of gauntlets.

The options are nearly limitless! That's why we created a handy guide to designing your next marching band uniform. You can download this guide free, including drawing templates and digital color suggestions. Just click the link below!

Download your free Guide
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Design Services

Let Band Shoppe design your next uniform! Our Sales and Design Teams can work with you to create the perfect custom design. Just give us a little bit of information including show theme, color scheme, and budget range — and we do the rest.

Our always-free design services include sketches, so you can see what your uniform will look like before you buy.

Request your Sketches

Taking Measurments

If you are not exactly sure how to measure for a new uniform, taking your group's measuremnt for those new uniforms can seem like a daunting task. Band Shoppe wants to take the stress out of this crucial step with your uniform purchase. That’s why we are excited to share this step-by-step uniform measurements instruction video that walks you through the entire process.

When you’re ready to start measuring, make sure you have a cloth measuring tape and a measurement form to take down the numbers. A free downloadable form is available below. As always, our Sales Team is ready to help with your questions.

Download a Measurment form

Check out these helpful guides

Get the most out of your next marching band uniform with these helpful guides, including FAQs, free drawing pages, and a printed flag color chart.

 Printing FAQ  Measurement Form  Uniform Guide

Ordering your next
custom Color Guard Uniforms is easy!

  1. CONTACT - Speak with our Sales Team about designs, fabrics, and color options. You can send us your original concept, visit our design gallery and choose a pattern, or let us create something for you!
  2. SKETCHES - Based on the information provided by your Sales Representative, our in-house Design Team will draw a full-color sketch for your approval. You can make changes until everything looks just right.
  3. REFINE - Once your sketch is approved and payment is submitted, a sample of your uniform may be made for further review. You can make additional changes at this point.
  4. SHIP! - Your full order will go into production after the final approval is received. Depending on the kind of fabrics you choose, timelines will vary. Our manufacturing schedule reflects production time only, and doesn't include the sketching and approval process or shipment time. To avoid delays, we suggest ordering early.

Made-to-order items are made just for your group and cannot be returned.

Ready to get started?

Band Shoppe's design services, including full-color sketches and art setup, are always absolutely FREE! Once you have an idea, give us a call at (800)457-3501, sales@bandshoppe.com, or visit our sketch request form.

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