Girl who dances in a cage (cagekitten) wrote,
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preview of my steampunk belly dance costume

Apparently I'll need that steampunk costume done by the end of this month rather than October. The Vogue is having a steampunk event on September 26th. I'll need my costume done before then if I want ot go-go dance.

Here are the pieces I have or will have so far:

I have this brown leather like harness I got earlier this year:




It will be worn over one of these two bras, I purchased both from LaSenza.com because they look sort of Victorian:






These goggles should be done and shipped to me by mid-next week:







I just won this skirt on eBay:




I ordered this to layer over it from Etsy.com. The artist said she thinks she can have it finished and shipped to me by the end of next week:




So just two very important belly dancer accessories are missing from my steampunk belly dance costume:

1. Arm warmers
2. Chain or dangly style belly dance belt

I ordered this from etsy.com tonight, but I don't know if it will work with the costume. Will the black lace pattern clash with the clock skirt?:





I will start scouring thrift stores in search of a brass or brown leatherish colored belt that I can add chains or coins to.

I may not have the best steampunk costume at the Vogue on steampunk night. But it's my hope that I have the sexiest one. And I'm really excited about this! A month ago I was ready to give up because I just didn't understand steampunk and I didn't know how to make it sexy. Thanks to some talented artists on etsy and my love of putting things together, I think this costume might be a success!!
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