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Burlesque Corset Dresses – Redefining The Fashion Quotient.

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In fashion and costume, garments have always been notable for what they expose rather than what they cover (see, for example, the controversy caused by decreasing skirt length in the first half of the 20th century). In such cases, fabric is notable in its absence, often more than its presence.

The most suitable setting for this discussion is the world of burlesque. Burlesque, which is often thought synonymous with stripping, is debatably more about keeping clothes on than taking them off. The costume transmutes the act into an wealthy display. Dancers are renowned for having unmatched and elaborate costumes. They establish the tone and theme of the act, and are extremely necessary in defining a dancer's performance. The costume establishes the individuality that the dancer has chosen for a specific act, and the show is choreographed to match the component parts of a very particular costume. So entwined are the costume and the act, that it would be impossible to perform a burlesque dance in a substitute costume without making changes to the routine. The costume is so important that Eliza DeLite recently put her Strip 'n' Shimmy act on hold for costume restoration. Every movement is choreographed around a specific garment or accessory. To a large extent, the costume commands the moves.

Burlesque performance rejoices evolution towards nudity, rather than nudity itself. The longer the dancer can sustain the tease, the more erotic the performance will be. It is in the dancer's interest to keep the Burlesque Corset Dresses on for as long as possible: to eliminate the costume a small piece at a time, and at an almost unhurried pace. The dancer, and the audience, know that once she gets naked, the show is done. There is nothing left to explore.

The eroticism of the striptease may be, in part, nostalgic. Nostalgia is at the base of many burlesque acts. Burlesque revels the 1940s pin-up and 1920s Hollywood glamour. The Burlesque Corset Dresses are meant to include vintage or historical references, not least with corsets. But apart from this, it celebrates an era when bare flesh was not so omnipresent. In that regard, a flash of ankle or a glimpse of shoulder was a worthy shamefaced wish.

The word Burlesque itself means that something is melodramatic, overstated or mock, and in this situation, it defines the way that the performers overstress the elimination of various articles of clothing (commonly dresses and coats followed by lingerie like Burlesque Corset Dresses that are made of lace or have lace accents), or the use of props and costumes, which are a plus.


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