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December 20, 2022 28 min

With her towering headwear and sparkling body suit, the showgirl is an instantly recognizable, cross cultural pop icon. This two part episode from the Dressed arhcives explores her lesser known relationship to fashion, a love affair that extends back over one hundred years.

Recommended Reading:

  • Andrea Stuart's Showgirls
  • Linda Mizejewski, Ziegfeld Girl: Image and Icon in Culture and Cinema
  • Jane Merrill’s The Showgirl Costume: An Illustrated History
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