About Us

Ballroom Dance Fashions is a place to learn how to make ballroom and latin dresses and men’s dance costumes for dancesport competitions.

Simone Onnis

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Simone Onnis has been a ballroom dancer and costume designer for more than 20 years. He has had the privilege of designing outfits for some of the top dancers in the world such as Vibeke Toft, Allan Tornsberg, Sammy Stopford and Barbara McColl. He was born in Italy and he spent several years in London pursuing his dancing career. Currently, he resides in New York City dancing and designing ballroom costumes.

Mario Skonieczny

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Mario Skonieczny has been a ballroom dancer for more than 10 years. He was born in Poland and moved to the United States with his family at the age of 16. He assisted Simone Onnis in the creation of How to Make a Ballroom Competition Dress and Shirt DVD Collections.

Mary Jester

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Mary Jester has been a ballroom dancer for more than 10 years. She is currently competing in professional Latin with Mario Skonieczny. She was born in Goshen, Indiana. She was instrumental in editing How to Make a Ballroom Competition Dress and Shirt DVDs.