Keep Calm and Eat a Cupcake …but don’t eat too many or you’ll need a new burlesque costume. Here’s our flag fashion selection to get you in the summer spirit.
‘Keep Calm and Carry On’
‘Keep Calm and Party On’
‘Keep your poster and shove it up your…’
Yes, we’re all a little bored of the once interesting wartime image found in the archives of Alnwick’s Barter Books. With the Diamond Jubilee imminent, we reckon you can show your once-in-a-lifetime expression of patriotic allegiance with a little more style and individuality.
For all out Union Jack, Spice Girl tinged fashion you can head to high street havens New Look and Miss Selfridge. Flag emblazoned items that tiptoe around the line of patriotic or tacky, our fave is the Barbie Party Tee from Miss Selfridge at £22.
Check out Just Because… Drag Queen Barbie.
Topshop also have this adorable British Bulldog Tank Top £14 for those not wishing to completely fly the colours.
At £3,000 though you might be more tempted by Iron Fist’s sparkly numbers via Schuh.
Enjoy our fashion fave Embellished Heels.
Burlexe is a sensational London burlesque show inspired by the women who created the genre and perform the art. It fuses burlesque performance with storytelling, dancing with acting.
We’re interested in these OTT fashion because burlesque costumes can be a little over the top sometimes. No, really. It’s true.