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You can make your own Swirly Belt and matching costume!

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Race and Burlesque: The curious case of the performer of colour

Tropicana Showgirls in Havana, Cuba, 1954. Photo by Foto Marcos (Race and Burlesque: The curious case of the performer of colour.)

OMG this outfit!!!! I would have loved to see her wear it for the number it was intended for "Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend", but I imagine there were some glitches with rhinestones catching on her fishnets and such. I made a modified version of this so I found out the hard way. However, the pink satin dress was perfect for the number and has become one of her signature looks!

I love the sleeves on Princess Jasimine's outfit! Airy and romantic :) These are great for dance costumes and/or dresses. Princess Jasmine Sleeves DIY - Romantic Drape Sleeves

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Community Post: Vintage Burlesque Photos From The 1890s

Vintage Burlesque from the 1890's. You can definitely see the theatrical and erotic parody elements of burlesque here. I totally love the little hat.

Eight burlesque and pin up poses with a prop. See more burlesque on Second Life http://www.burlexe.com/virtual-burlesque-on-second-life/

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Burlesque Costume Tutorial: Tricks With Tights

In a new series on 21st Century Burlesque Magazine, fabulous costumer, blogger and performer Viv Clicquot shares valuable tips and tricks, continuing with The topic of today’s post is one of the very reasons I started my blog. I used to look at photos of Vegas-style showgirls and wonder HOW on earth they managed to wear … Read more...