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Custom Scuba Dress

From £59.00. Ready in 1 - 2 day(s)

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Delivery UK£4.50

A contemporary and fashionable piece, our Custom Scuba Dress is a fun and unique way to wear custom clothing. Made from our durable and flexible Scuba fabric, this  scuba material dress being a bespoke dress will add a new element of style to your wardrobe. Cut with a 60's inspired swing, this A-line vest dress is young, funky and flirty. Choose from 7 colours for your binding and add your own brand label too. Available in plus size vest dress too.

  • Made from stretchy, stylish scuba fabric
  • Thick and spongy fabric from small to plus sizes
  • A-line cut and 60's inspired design
  • 2 year guarantee
  • Handmade vest dress, made to order

Make your own scuba dress

This dress is a bit of a revelation at Contrado. We have used our contemporary Scuba fabric, which has become a firm favourite in the fashion world. Thanks to its thick, spongy and super stretchy nature, this custom printed dress fabric gives clothes a truly modern and almost futuristic feel. We felt that this fabric lent itself perfectly to the classic shape of an A-line dress, allowing the skirt to retain its cute, flippy design. If you are looking for a plus size scuba dress or a petite scuba dress, then design your own scuba dress with with us. We make our dresses to order, by hand in most sizes.

All Over Printed Scuba Dress

Scuba Dress

Stand out from the crowd in your very own super stylish scuba dress. This customised dress is an exciting and contemporary addition to our personalised clothing range. With a beautiful 60's mod feel, this custom dress makes dressing up fun. Available with no minimum order and with fast delivery.

It's All In The Details

scuba dress fabric

Made from our thick and soft scuba fabric, this dress features a beautiful finish and cut. The solid fabric retains shape amazingly well and is super stretchy, perfect for a body-hugging dress. We love the lively, elastic nature of this fabric, which showcases colour intensity and fine details very well.


Your label, your brand

Building your brand is easy, with our printed labels. We offer a flat sewn-in label with all our Dresses that’s great for promoting your brand and creating a dress that looks really professional. Made from the same Scuba fabric as the dress, this big, bold label can be printed with your photos or design. Perfect for adding a professional touch and building your Fashion Brand.

Scuba Dress Label

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Style it with

This beautiful dress has a wonderful drape, which holds its shape with no wrinkles. The modern feel of this scuba dress allows it to be worn in all sorts of ways. We love teaming it with several layers, to create a truly contemporary and high fashion look. Style it with a pair of our Custom Leggings in a contrasting design to add some real creativity. In the winter, add our Custom Long Sleeve T-Shirt underneath and showcase more of your design talent.

Care instruction

Turn inside out before washing. Iron on the reverse of the printed side. 30°c wash. Low tumble heat. Do not wring. Low heat iron. Steam safe.

  • Wash At 30 Degrees
  • Tumble 1
  • No Wring
  • Low Heat
  • Steam Safe

Reviews for Custom Scuba Dress

Rated 5/5 based on 1 customer reviews

  • Totally professional production Speedy production and great products that are true to the design on screen. Helpful and professional staff.
    Rated 5 / 5 stars - by

The Contrado promise

Our talented team of over 100 makers, customer service staff, marketeers, designers, and developers, love to make things in our London production facility. It means everything Contrado produces is in-house with experience that dates back to 2003 overseeing and making custom products promising:

  • 100% Made in UK

    All our products are handmade in-house in the UK

  • Speedy Turnaround

    Orders are made and dispatched usually within 1-2 days

  • Made to Order

    Every order is made to order with no mass production

  • High Quality

    We use high quality materials to create bespoke products

  • Personal Service

    In-house customer service offers personal and attentive service

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Turn your design talent into business

Sell with us

Whether you are looking to expand your product range or start your brand from scratch, we can help you sell your designs. We support creative brands and independent designers with our extensive experience of bespoke manufacturing on-demand. We can help you make your idea into a high quality physical product and sell your product how you want to.

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Frequently asked questions:

What is a Scuba Dress?

Our Customised Scuba Dress is named such as it is made from our Scuba fabric. This fabric is renowned for its modern and fashionable feel and makes the perfect material for dressmaking. A scuba dress usually has some fitted element and contours attractively to the body, while retaining bold, constructed shapes.

Would this dress fit plus sizes?

Absolutely yes! At Contrado, we aren't dictated by size and we make all of our custom dresses to order, in most sizes. We currently make our bespoke scuba dress in UK sizes 2-4 up to 30-32. The heavy drape and stretchy qualities means plus size scuba dresses are fun, sexy and easy to wear.

Would I be able to brand this dress?

All of our personalised dresses now come with the option to design your very own customised fabric label. This is stitched into the lining of the neck and can be designed however you like; a logo, text or even a photo or design. This is ideal for creating your very own line or brand of scuba dresses.

Measure your body
  XS S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL
Bust
How to measure
XS 72 - 80 cm
28 - 31 "
S 80 - 88 cm
31 - 35 "
M 88 - 96 cm
35 - 38 "
L 96 - 104 cm
38 - 41 "
XL 104 - 112 cm
41 - 44 "
2XL 112 - 124 cm
44 - 49 "
3XL 124 - 136 cm
49 - 54 "
4XL 136 - 148 cm
54 - 58 "
Waist
How to measure
XS 54 - 62 cm
21 - 24 "
S 62 - 70 cm
24 - 28 "
M 70 - 78 cm
28 - 31 "
L 78 - 86 cm
31 - 34 "
XL 86 - 94 cm
34 - 37 "
2XL 94 - 106 cm
37 - 42 "
3XL 106 - 118 cm
42 - 46 "
4XL 118 - 130 cm
46 - 51 "
Hips
How to measure
XS 79 - 87 cm
31 - 34 "
S 87 - 95 cm
34 - 37 "
M 95 - 103 cm
37 - 41 "
L 103 - 111 cm
41 - 44 "
XL 111 - 119 cm
44 - 47 "
2XL 119 - 131 cm
47 - 52 "
3XL 131 - 143 cm
52 - 56 "
4XL 143 - 155 cm
56 - 61 "


Conversion size chart
  XS S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL
UK dress XS 2 - 4
S 6 - 8
M 10 - 12
L 14 - 16
XL 18 - 20
2XL 22 - 24
3XL 26 - 28
4XL 30 - 32
EU dress XS 28 - 30
S 32 - 34
M 36 - 38
L 40 - 42
XL 44 - 46
2XL 48 - 50
3XL 52 - 54
4XL 56 - 58
ITALIA dress XS 30 - 32
S 34 - 36
M 38 - 40
L 42 - 44
XL 46 - 48
2XL 50 - 52
3XL 54 - 56
4XL 58 - 60
DE dress XS 28 - 30
S 32 - 34
M 36 - 38
L 40 - 42
XL 44 - 46
2XL 48 - 50
3XL 52 - 54
4XL 56 - 58

Scuba Dress Fitting Details

This Scuba Dress is a short, tight fit.
Our model Andrea is 5'9" with an 84cm bust, 62cm waist, 92cm hips and wears a size Small.

Andrea

  • Chest:

    84cm (33")

  • Waist:

    62cm (24")

  • Hips:

    92cm (36")

  • Height:

    175cm (5'9")

  • Cup Size:

    B

Andrea Headshot for Fitting

Design Your Own Fabric, with Contrado! from Contrado on Vimeo.

Print Guideline

    • DPI-Print Guideline Icon

      What's the best resolution to print in?

      We print at 200dpi, which is a good combination of quality and file weight. Ideally your image should be scaled to 100% at 200dpi; this means that no resizing of your file occurs, preventing any interpolation. Our design interface will have a quality marker next to the design that you have uploaded, this will change colour using a traffic light system and display a message. The message will let you know if the resolution is too low or if you have a good quality image. 

  • scaling-Print Guideline Icon

    How will my image scale?

    When you upload your design our system will automatically scale it to fit your chosen fabric dimensions. In the ‘Product Image’ tab, the displayed dimensions under ‘Print Size’ will show the dimensions of the piece of fabric that you are ordering. For image/design dimensions you need to see the ‘Images & Text Tools’ tab. You can see and edit the dimensions of the image under the quality information next to the thumbnail.

  • RGB-CMYK Print Guideline Icon

    Which colour model should I choose? RGB or CMYK?

    We advise providing images in the RGB colour space. Specifically using the sRGB image profile, to achieve best colour results. What does this mean? In your editing software choose RGB as the working space, and assign the image profile as sRGB (full name sRGB IEC61966-2.1)

  • GSM ICON

    What is gsm?

    Grams per square meter (gsm) is the unit of measurement used to measure the weight of a paper or fabric. This measurement uses the weight of one square metre (1000 x 1000mm) as an indication of the weight and thickness of a fabric. We classify fabrics of 10-100gsm as light (fabrics for summer, fine silk), fabrics of 101-249gsm as medium (most fabrics for clothing) and fabrics of more than 250gsm as thick (upholstery and other specialised fabrics).

  • Fill Bleed Areas ICON

    What is the bleed area?

    When creating your product, it is important to make sure that your image is a little wider than the size needed. In printing, the bleed area allows you to obtain a borderless print. We would advise filling the blead areas, maked with a red checkered area, to ensure you don't end up with white edges. You should make sure that you do not put important details within the bleed area as these will quite likely be lost.

  • crocking-Print Guideline Icon

    What is crocking and why might it occur?

    Crocking, which is fading along the creases, often after washing or heavy use, occurs when you digitally print on natural fabrics - more so when dark or dense colours are used. It can be minimised by using a cool hand wash instead of machine washing as the tumbling of the machine is the main cause of this. To avoid entirely, we would advise using a poly fabric.

  • organics-Print Guideline Icon

    Why do my colours appear lighter on organic fabrics?

    Our organic fabrics do not have any coatings that the non-organic fabrics have. This means the ink absorbs into the fibres, reducing the colour strength slightly (by approx. -40%). For super strong colours we recommend a non-organic natural fabric.

  • Pattern Alignment Across Seams ICON

    Can you perfectly join two separately printed panels?

    We always try to provide the utmost precision in printing and manufacturing. However, due to unavoidable stretching or movement of the fabric at the time of sewing, we can not guarantee a perfect alignment of the pattern on the seams of the garment. Generally we are accurate to 2-3mm, which is sufficient for most reasons but can pose minor problems with patterns or geometric designs.

  • Jpeg-Tiff Print Guideline Icon

    Should I save my file as a TIFF or JPEG?

    For multi-coloured or very detailed files we recommend using a tiff format, but they must be flattened. For simple colours and low detail files, a jpeg is fine.

  • print label option icon

    Is it possible to print your own label?

    Most of our clothing is made with a label space. You can print your label and add information about your brand. If you want to sew your own labels, we offer customizable labels of different sizes.

  • Print-Both Sides Print Guideline Icon

    Can I print on both sides of the fabric?

    We do not offer printing on both sides of the fabric, as a lot of our fabrics are semi-transparent. As the customer, you can consider the effect of printing on both sides one of our fabrics and contact us, and we will get back to you if it's feasible.

  • Labels-Print Guideline Icon

    Can I order labels in another fabric? Will you cut them like you do with the normal fabric labels?

    At the moment no, our labels are all printed on the same satin fabric. We may introduce more in the future, but for now this is the best choice. The labels are all cut the same way. You can order the fabric of your choice and make the labels yourself, but we do not cut different fabric into label format.

  • Eco friendly Printing

    How is your fabric printing eco-friendly?

    With environmental consciousness in mind, our fabrics are all printed using completely water-based inks. This means no chemicals or solvents are used. Our heat fixing procedure fixes the colours and prints, avoiding the downsides of steaming, such as excess or contaminated water returning into the waste system. We have one facility in London where we conduct all the printing, production and fulfillment.

  • colour palette

    Why are there slight colour differences between my orders?

    We work at improving our colour profiles all the time. Though rare it may happen that from one print run to another, and there could be slight colour differences, this is normal and part of the process when we are constantly improving. It is extremely unlikely that there will be a huge difference (like orange instead of red for example). Please bear in mind such colour variations can be intensified from fabric to fabric due to the varying grains and textures of the fabric; natural fabrics tend to have more muted colours than their poly alternatives. This is due to the construction of the materials as well as the print methods that have to be altered slightly for more delicate, natural textiles.

Please note: As everything we provide is handmade to order, you may find a slight variance in the sizes. 

Delivery time & Costs

Production times

We handmake your item on site, which takes on average 1-3 days. Please check individual production times which are displayed next to the item price on the product page, as this varies from product to product. In rare cases when we need to re-print an item, this may take an additional 1-2 days.

Shipping methods

After your item has been manufactured, we ship your order via your chosen method. Please add on the production time to the delivery time to calculate when your order will be with you. Select your delivery method in your basket.

We have a range of trusted shipping options:
  • Royal Mail 1st Class Standard (no tracking) - 1-5 working days on average (please note that this can take up to 15 working days in exceptional circumstances).
  • Royal Mail 1st Class Recorded (no tracking) - Usually delivered the next working day. It is not a guaranteed next day service, or a tracked service. A signature is required. (Please note that this can take up to 15 working days in exceptional circumstances).
  • Special Delivery - Delivered the next working day
  • Saturday Delivery (deliver only on Sat)
  • Collection from our London Office (between 4-6pm on working days only)
  • For international orders or large/bulky packages within the UK, we ship via DHL or Fedex services. This takes on average 2-5 working days.
You can then enjoy or resell your hand-made products with your very own designs.

You can also read more about our terms & conditions and refund policy. 

Make use of our Manufacturing and Worldwide Shipping Experience

At Contrado, every product is handmade on site to ensure the highest quality. We provide a dedicated production service as well as a range of fast delivery options. For the past 14 years, we have printed and hand-made countless personalised products for a wide range of customers all over the world and many of them have become loyal customers who love not only our products but also the care, knowledge and dedication from our staff.

A speedy Special Delivery service is available where your item will delivered within one working day, after it has been manufactured. 

Produced and ready to ship within 1-3 days on average.
  • We print and make everything in-house. Production times are dependent on the product.
Low shipping fees
  • From £1.25 to ship within the UK.
Express shipping available
  • A speedy Special Delivery service is available where your item will delivered within one working day, after it has been manufactured.