September traditionally sees our costume department working all hours as the orders pile up for all you organised folk who have decided upon their Halloween costume with oodles of time to customise, accessorise and alter as required. This year the burlesque clothing specialists have been unexpectedly keeping up with the Halloween Costumes reps – and September has seen our busiest month yet. Corsets, skirts, hats, gloves and shoes have been in demand like never before, with a host of newbie customers discovering our 2012 collection. The love of burlesque continues to grow! September’s best sellers can be found right here, with a usual suspect making the top three and some of our newest pin up additions leading the way….
3. The Mariela Corset
Blue seemed to be the colour of choice when it came to burlesque corsets last month, with the Leg Avenue Mariela Corset ahead of the bustier pack and coming in at number 3 on our overall best sellers list. The deluxe corset has a fashionable circus feel to it, with a satin silhouette, steel front bust closure and oversized contrast satin bow accents. The side and rear lacing ensures an adjustable and comfortable fit.
2. The Red Satin Top Hat
The beautiful Leg Avenue Red Satin Top Hat, from our burlesque hats collection, was created due to the success of the original alternative fascinator in black, and has now overtaken it’s name sake in popularity. The attached sturdy comb allows a personal style and fit, while the flower and bow accent and luxurious satin adds the glamour and allure.
1. The Bombshell Bustle Skirt
The Leg Avenue Bombshell Bustle Skirt has often been the best selling garment from the ever expanding 2012 Burlesque Skirts collection and is now the top seller for September from our entire range. The show-stopping, uber glamorous skirt flatters and frames the rear delightfully with charming fringe and pucker design plus draped bead accents. Ideal with a coordinating corset in traditional black or red, ready to shake, shimmy and slowly remove…..
This month we will be heading off to see Emma Watson’s The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, fighting over the newest Halloween costumes and counting down the days until the next season of Homeland begins. Check back next month to see if the most sinister festival in the calendar has an effect on our best sellers list ♥
Red – the colour of passion, seduction, fire, rage and glamour – perfect for burlesque.
Full luscious, red lips are the very symbol of pin up perfection and it’s important to get the application right, else you may end up looking like a circus clown. Check out this brilliant step by step guide for creating the perfect red pout:
Nail art is huge right now, with more lavish and intricate designs popping up all the time. Attention to detail is important for any burlesque enthusiast and coordinating nails are a fun and creative way to draw attention to your look. We are big fans of the blood nail art design, fabulous with a vamp red burlesque outfit or a Halloween striptease routine. The video guide below will take you through each step to creating an authentic and original look. For all nail and nail art supplies visit naildelights.com.
The seductive colour can also be applied to your whole hair. Be inspired by Rihanna who has got the red pin up look down perfectly, with a range of different styles.
There’s no place like home, and none more striking shoes than bright, glitter infused red stiletto heels. Visit our burlesque shoes collection for a delightful choice of ruby red slipper inspired creations.
Introducing the newest addition to our burlesque clothing UK collection – the Leg Avenue Gabrielle Corset. This delightfully classic corset features a satin silhouette with black and nude panels with premium support boning for defined support, adjustable lace up back and steel front bust closure. This charmingly demure corset is decorated with point d’esprit overlay and prominent, feminine black satin bow accents, the attached suspender straps complete the look. Find this brand new arrival in our burlesque corsets category and pair with a suggestive bustle and some lavish stockings to achieve the achingly sophisticated look pictured.
The Summer is always a busy time for our burlesque clothing department as more and more newbies take up the wonderful art form in celebration of hen nights and birthdays. June has not disappointed with a colourful selection of items selling well, that are spread across the various categories, reflecting the (sometimes absent) Summer sunshine.
Number 3 on our best selling list comes from our burlesque hats collection and is a delicate, wedding-worthy rather gorgeous fascinator. The Leg Avenue Blossom Fascinator features a large pink flower with black feather accent and secure metal clip. Striking, yet elegant and perhaps a little Kate Middleton-esque, the perfect fascinator head piece for the Summer months.
The super duper ever so regal Leg Avenue Purple Glitter Pumps shoot up the list to number 2 this month. Playing a starring role in our burlesque shoes collection, these show-stopping lovelies feature an all over purple glitter design with contrast white scalloped trim and black bow accent. At 5 inches in height with a 1 inch platform these unusual posh purple shoes will lengthen the leg, flatter the figure and make a pin up style strut a whole lot easier.
The best selling item for the month of June and an eternally popular garment from our burlesque corsets collection is the Leg Avenue Scarlett Corset. Featuring traditional and seductive black bodice with red decor, this deluxe boned corset with side zipper and adjustable lace up back is beautifully adaptable to an array of burlesque outfits. The lavish satin bow accents and lace trim evoke luxury and style, paired with the matching bustle skirt for the ultimate glamorous pin up look.
Check back at the end of July to see the biggest movers and shakers in the burlesque clothing best sellers chart ♥
We have been spoiled this month with an array of burlesque corsets arriving from the new 2012 collection. A particularly attractive new corset and a real stand out garment with it’s regal purple colouring is the newest addition – the Leg Avenue Purple Valentina Corset. This utterly stunning black satin corset features sturdy steel boning for unsurpassed support plus steel front bust closure and adjustable lace up back. The new burlesque corset is decorated with bodice framing purple satin pleated trim, coordinating satin bow accents and lavish black lace overlay. A truly magnificent piece that enhances an hourglass figure with it’s moulding support and clever decor. Find this exciting new arrival in our burlesque clothing category along with many other 2012 lines – including a red and black version of the Valentina style.
Leg Avenue Red Premium Steel Boned Corset: A super deluxe new arrival from the 2012 burlesque clothing collection and straight into our ever expanding burlesque corsets range is the achingly beautiful Red Showgirl Premium Corset. This show-stopping piece is made from a lavish sateen material with super sturdy steel boning for the most premium of supports plus flattering steel front bust closure. Ideal for ladies with a larger bust, with it’s unsurpassed reinforcement while our burlesque clothing customers with smaller busts will benefit from an enhancement to a full pin up figure. Pair with a range of bustle skirts or petticoat skirts in classic red for an all-in-one look or a contrast coloured skirt for a two tone style. This burlesque corset is a beautifully classic piece that will be a treasured part of your wardrobe for an eternity filled with strip tease…
Already receiving a lot of well deserved attention is the glorious new addition to our burlesque corsets collection – the Leg Avenue Red Valentina Corset. This luxurious new corset features deluxe black satin fabric with flattering red pleated satin trim and black lace overlay. This design cleverly creates a slim line look on the waist while enhancing the bust line and hips. The seductive yet feminine red satin bows complete the decorative gorgeousness of our newest burlesque corset. Sturdy premium support boning, steel front bust closure and adjustable lace up back adds both style and comfort. For similar designs from the new 2012 burlesque clothing collection visit the website. Click the image below for pricing and sizes. Remember we offer FREE delivery on all UK orders and fabulous rates for our US and European customers.
Incoming!!! Dazzling new piece just arrived into our burlesque corsets collection and sure to be a best seller. The radiant new red satin corset features luxury velvet stripes and venice lace trim plus ruched satin suspender straps. A delightfully classic corset with sturdy support boning to enhance natural curves and achieve that perfect hourglass figure. The Leg Avenue Ruby Corset combines an adjustable lace up back and side zipper that can be easily incorporated in to a strip tease routine for a slow or surprising removal. Click the image below for sizing and pricing. Available now!
Leg Avenue Black Waist Cincher: The true burlesque enthusiast knows the importance and appeal of achieving that perfectly retro hourglass figure. An ideal way to support and enhance your natural curves for that pin up perfection look is to wear the practical yet attractive waist cincher. For use under clothing or to wear in place of an underbust corset the black satin waist cincher features an adjustable lace up back with long ribbon detail (for really pulling in that waist) plus metal boning for extra definition. The removable over sized black satin bow enhances the hips and adds even more glamour to this exciting new arrival.
Corsets can be funky and trendy, not just a staple part of your burlesque clothing wardrobe. Team with a shorter pair of gloves, some clashing stockings and some chunky shoe boots for the alternative look. Draw inspiration from the Corsets & Cosplay Style Board and invest in a classic, versatile corset today.