These 25 Photos Reveal The Unknown History Behind Burlesque
by N/A, 9 years ago | 1 min read| 751
Like all types of art and culture, burlesque has evolved over the years. What you know today as a sexy and scandalous form of entertainment looked entirely different when it started.
Many early burlesque costumes resembled mythological creatures.
Some burlesque costumes were also inspired by military uniforms and other men's attire.
This costume was inspired by Renaissance-era menswear.
Corsets have always been a popular feature of burlesque looks.
One-piece leotards were also extremely popular.
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