|JULIA FENTON – Head Designer & owner of Classically Costumed.
Long involved in the ballet world, designer Julia has over 23yrs experience which has seen her costumes and artwork distributed around the globe. Julia’s talents encompass a broad range of arts and crafts. She has over 7 years’ experience working on large stage performances as a Costume and Scenery designer with premier dance companies, such as Ballet Theatre of Qld , La Danza Contemporary Company and Brisbane City Youth Ballet. During this time she designed and created many beautiful costumes and sets that are still seen on the stage today. In the last few years of her contract work Julia started to create exclusive costumes for soloists and dance schools, it wasn’t long before her talent and costumes were in high demand and her clientele grew to large proportions. It was during this time Julia decided to start Classically Costumed and to focus on growing the business. Julia enjoys sharing her knowledge with her two daughters Louisa & Kate.
KATE FENTON – Design & Seamstress
Kate is presently on maternity leave and enjoying being a mum. We hope she returns soon.
Kate joined the family business in 2011, after studying at university in a professional Dance performance degree. Kate has a wide knowledge of everything dance having studied many different genres from the age of 8. Kate danced in prestigious youth ballet companies for several years, she has danced overseas and been awarded multiple placings on the Opera House stage.
Kate enjoys researching and staying on the forefront of what’s happening on the world stage and keeping up with trends and fashions.
She enjoys designing and create garments for our designer wardrobe, as she loves the freedom to just immerse herself in a wonderland of fabrics, laces, feathers, crystals and delivering a new and exciting costume.