Pin-ups and Burlesque Dancers

Cecilia Bravo Flirt 1949

Fluffgirl Burlesque Society

The Fluffgirl Burlesque Society is an organization that specializes in, but is not limited to, the revival of Burlesque. Burlesque was and is an inexpensive form of entertainment, otherwise known as the poor man’s follies. Sprung in the early 1900’s, burlesque was a broad variety show featuring comedians and strip tease dancers. Like vaudeville, it owed much to the circus and circus sideshow acts. Originally the girls wore one piece union suits and then later began to develop more elaborate costumes with the popularity of Broadway review. The costumes became flashier and included increasing amounts of nudity. It was around this time that the actual strip tease was born.

(via Las insólitas aventuras del pez)

Martha’s Girls The finest emulations of vintage erotica and pin-up, spanning the period from the Victorian times to the 50s pin-up era. NSFW. (via dadanoias)

Pin-up Covers from 1920 to 1940, 1940s, 1950 to 1954, 1955 to 1959 and 1960s. The same site, Comic Frames has also Playboy covers from 1953 till 1964, all safe for work. (via Sex?)

Striporama – celebrating the fine art of undressing in public. Galleries with pictures of burlesque dancers, also known as strippers, flyers of clubs, shows and events pre-1980, films, books, news, music and ephemera. BTW, some pictures are NSFW. (via TackyTimes)

Switchblade Stilettos: the portfolio of Sabina, a professional model specialize in Pinup, Fashion, Glamour, Fetish, Swimsuit, and Lingerie style shoots. She is also burlesque dancer. (Otomano)

WW2 Nose-Art Babes: in World War 2, many creative and talented pilots faced danger with a sexy babe painted on the nose of their aircrafts. Some were wholesome girls next door, while others were naked nymphos ready for action! (via sexblo.gs) On Retro Crush check out also the galleries of pictures of Bettie Page, Evelyn West, Julie Newmar, Yvonne Craig (The BatGirl), Jean Harlow, Raquel Welch and the eternal goddess Norma Jean Baker.

Related posts (about burlesque): Raoul Gradvohl Burlesque, Variety Stage, Burlesque and exotics dancers, Some interesting links, Lili St. Cyr and Dita Von Teese.

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2 Responses to Pin-ups and Burlesque Dancers

  1. Bertrand says:

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