Mod Tops

Tops are currently in stock in
pale pink, black and denim blue.

Mod Top Sizes

Small -to fit 26"-30" chest
18" Long, to fit approx. 10-12 years

Medium-to fit 30"-33" chest
19 1/2" Long, to fit average 12 year old

Large- to fit 33"-36" chest
21" Long

Extra Large- to fit 36"-39" chest
23 3/8" Long

The length measurement has been taken from the shoulder to hem. If in doubt, please go up one size.

Accommodation has been made to allow for a bust in the larger sizes, but it is not intended as a support garment.

Due to the personal nature of these items, returns are accepted for reason of manufacturer's defect only. We will determine this on receipt of the item. Please be very careful in choosing your style, size and colour. Returns must be made within 3 days of receiving order. Please notify us of issues right away by email.

A school discount is available on any order of 20 or more.

Prices may be listed in US Dollars for the convenience of American customers. Any Visa charge will be made in Canadian Dollars at the current exchange rate.
Shipping and applicable taxes are not included in any of the prices.

When we made silk dresses years ago, the problem of perspiration stains was a huge concern. I would tell the dance moms to find a t shirt top to wear underneath. It needed to be snug fitting, so that it would not add bulk, and have sleeves to protect the underarm area of the dress. A top like this proved difficult to find. When a suitable top could be found in cotton, there was a problem in that it absorbed the sweat and remained damp.

Finally, in conjunction with an aerobics instructor, we designed a trim Lycra® top specifically to wear under Irish Dancing costumes. The crop top has proved very successful in helping prevent perspiration stains on the dresses, especially when used with dress shields. We now cut them with extra length version to add to the protection and increase the modesty.

Special high tech aerobic wear fabric looks and feels as comfortable as cotton, but is actually nylon. The fabric actually "wicks" the moisture away from your body and dries quickly when exposed to air. The top cannot wick the moisture to the surface to dry until you take your dress off. This way your dress is protected while you are kept more comfortable. Also, you will not have to put the dress back on for the next dance over a damp garment.

Since the fabric dries so much faster than cotton, you can cool off without getting a chill from sitting around in damp clothing. It is also great for practice wear.

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