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#1275 African Warrior
Added: Jul 5, 2015
#1264 Blue Turquoise Headpiece
Added: Oct 25, 2014
#1262 Green with Lemon
Added: Oct 25, 2014
#1249 Brazilian Rainbow Bright

Recent Additions to Our Collection:

#1275 African Warrior
Added: Jul 5, 2015
#1274 Golden Fire Dancer
Added: Jun 14, 2015
#1273 Pink Fountain
Added: Jun 14, 2015
#1272 White Pearls of Elegance
Added: Jun 14, 2015

Some Random Items from our Collection:

#1020 Yellow & Blue Backpiece (front)
#1029 Red & Orange Backpiece
#1265 Golden Cross
Added: Oct 25, 2014
#1096 Silver Gladiator Boot Open Toe


Photos by Isaac Mathew White

Samba Collection is the home of Brazilian designer Doris de Hilster who has lived int the Los Angeles area for over 20 years. Her beautiful designs are sought after world-wide. These people have used and trusted our services:

  • Macy’s Brazilian Collection, May 2012
  • Rose Parade 2010, 65 Costumes, Jack-in-the-Box
  • Honda Commercial April 2011
  • NBC Show “Chuck” 2011
  • ABC Family “Make It or Break It” 2010
  • Several Russian Dance Companies
  • Kia Motors Korea
  • Latin Grammys
  • Grammy Parties
  • Dancing with the Stars (2 times)
  • Bridget Fonda’s Wedding
  • Carl Lewis L.A. birthday party
  • Hundreds of samba dancers from over 30 countries (Doris affectionately calls them: “my dancers”)

Why Samba Collection?

  • Personalized service
  • 16 years experience working with samba dancers
  • Costumes made to your measurements
  • Costumes by a designer (honored at UCLA), not a reseller
  • Costumes that last many years
  • Costumes that stay on your body and head comfortably (they don’t fall off)
  • 15 years experience making and selling costumes internationally on the internet (our homepage was launched in 1997)

No Prices Listed Policy

We often get asked why we do not list our prices. Here are the reasons for our policy:

  • Material costs in the USA fluctuate greatly (these days everything is going up)
  • Materials from Brazil fluctuate with the dollar (the dollar has been falling for months)
  • We make 90% of our costumes to order and prices are adjusted accordingly
  • We are always changing designs and often have updated designs for photos on our website