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The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)

The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)

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The champagne was flowing on Saturday afternoon for the grand opening of the Dallas School of Burlesque in Deep Ellum (2924 Main). Here are some of our favorite pinup inspired looks from the event.

Name: The Dirty Blonde ("Dirty" for short) Performing since: Two and a half years Burlesque fashion inspirations: "The pinup era, Ursula Andress , the '50s look, red lipstick and fingernails, wiggle dresses, Dita Von Teese (for modern inspiration)." Next performance: The Boylesque show on July 12 at The Quixotic World Theater.

The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)
The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)
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The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)

Name: Caramel Sutra Performing since: November, "I'm a baby" Burlesque fashion inspirations: "The Dirty Blonde, old Hollywood and old Bollywood." Next performance: TBD

The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)
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The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)

Name: MT Molotov Performing since: February Burlesque fashion inspirations: "The Rat Pack, the late 1890s, felt and bowler hats." Next performance: MCing this Friday at the Drop it Like it's Hot show at the Carnaval Theater.

The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)
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The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)

Name: Yola Dee Performing since: July Burlesque fashion inspirations: "I use Google images and Pinterest a lot... 1920s through 1950s pinup, people like Dorothy Dandridge." Next performance: The Ruby Revue Burlesque Show at House of Blues on Friday.

The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)
The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)
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The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)

Name: Dapper John Performing since: "I started going to shows five years ago with my wife (The Dirty Blonde), and started performing and MCing two years ago. I was just kind of a prop for my wife at first." Burlesque fashion inspirations: "The girls are all decked out at the shows, and when you're surrounded by beautiful women in beautiful dresses, you can't just show up in jeans and a t-shirt.... Also, my uncle Harold is a major inspiration." Next performance: The Boylesque show on July 12 at The Quixotic World Theater in Deep Ellum.

The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)
The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)

 

The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)

Name: Carmen St Cloud Performing since: Less than a year Burlesque fashion inspirations: "Dita Von Teese, I try to emulate her style." Next performance: The Ruby Revue Burlesque Show at House of Blues next Friday, "I'm a stage kitten."

The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)
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The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)

Name: Minxie Molotov Performing since: Just over a year Burlesque fashion inspirations: "I just kind of do my thing, a mix of modern and old styles." Next performance: This Friday at the Drop it Like it's Hot show at the Carnaval Theater.

The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)
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The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)

Name: Jade Vivian Performing since: A little over a year Burlesque fashion inspirations: "Bettie Page, Marilyn Monroe, Dita Von Teese, old pinups, Vargas books and old Playboys." Next performance: The Victorian Tease Party at The Art Centre Theatre in Plano on June 20.

The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)
The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)
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The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)

Name: Jewles LaRougue Performing since: Three years Burlesque fashion inspirations: "Bettie Page and Mae West." Next performance: "I don't perform that much anymore, I work a lot."

The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)
The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)
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The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)

Name: Miss Violet O'Hare Performing since: 2007 Burlesque fashion inspirations: Anything from the 1950s, Doris Day meets Lana Del Rey." Next performance: June 28 at The Quixotic World Theater.

The Fashion of Dallas School of Burlesque's Grand Opening (Photos)

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