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Storing & Transporting Your Bellydance Costumes

Storing & Transporting Your Bellydance Costumes

This is Week 7 of Your Sparkly Wardrobe, a collaboration between Sparkly Belly and Mahin’s Bellydance Quickies. For most bellydancers, a costume wardrobe represents a significant investment of money, and possibly time if you made your bedlah yourself. To keep your pieces in top condition, it is important that you store them properly and pack them carefully when going to gigs or travelling. In this post,  I’ll cover some tips and tricks to keep your sparkly wardrobe […]

"Your Sparkly Wardrobe": Mix, Match & Extend Your Belly Dance Costumes!

"Your Sparkly Wardrobe": Mix, Match & Extend Your Belly Dance Costumes!

This is Week 3 of “Your Sparkly Wardrobe”, a bellydance costume project collaboration between Mahin’s Bellydance Quickies and Sparkly Belly.  In Week 1 of the “Your Sparkly Wardrobe” project, you learned how to do a complete inventory and assessment of your bellydance costume pieces. Now that you truly know what you have, let’s learn how to make the most of it! In this video, Rukshana (aka The Costume Fairy) and I will show you how […]

Mix, Match & Extend Your Belly Dance Wardrobe

Belly Dance Costume Inventory: Why & How To Do It

Belly Dance Costume Inventory: Why & How To Do It

This is Week #1 of Your Sparkly Wardrobe, a collaboration with Sparkly Belly.  How many costumes does a bellydancer need? Just one more, right? We’d all like a limitless wardrobe of sparkly things, but whether it is our budget or our closest space that constrains us, most of us will never achieve that beautiful dream. We can, however, make the most of what we can afford and store. In fact, if you’re like me, you […]

Quick Change Tips for Bellydance Costumes

Quick Change Tips for Bellydance Costumes

I love getting questions from DBQ subscribers – especially great ones like this! Recently I was in a bellydance show and performed 2 numbers close together and was a lot slower than some of the other dancers changing. I was wondering if you could offer some tips in a Friday DBQ on quick costume changes. Been there – done that. It’s stressful – and stress is the last thing you need when you want to […]