Designs to Shine by Maria McGill and Summer Gray is a name synonymous with luxury and distinctive design. You always know when it’s a Designs To Shine dress. Designs to Shine specializes in creating glamorous gowns for fabulous women of every shape and age.Over the past decade, they have become experts on making ballgown and Latin costumes for all styles. Designs to Shine is known for bright colors, patterns, and unique embellishments helping you to stand out on the dance floor! 

It all started in 1996 with Maria McGill, then still a professional dancer. Maria often found it difficult to find gowns that she loved so she started making them herself. With the help of her mother and sister and longtime friend, she made all of her own competition dresses. When people started buying them straight off her body, she knew she had started something special! From her mother’s kitchen to their studio now, Designs to Shine has grown into what they are today. If you’re looking for something special, shop here for a large collection of unique and one of a kind Designs to Shine dresses!

Dresses Proudly Designed and Handmade in
St. Petersburg, FL.