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Kylie Showgirl costume

Added Jul 12, 2008

by jennifereliz...

Melbourne, Austr...






I work in a costume shop, and we’d often get asked if we had a Kylie Minogue Showgirl costume and we had to say no. This being Melbourne, the city of Our Kylie’s birth, I thought we really should have one on offer.
I built it up over an existing corset I bought from an underwear shop. I used strands of plastic pre-threaded beads, feather boas, masses of tulle and an antique brooch for embellishment. I’m about to start work on the headdress.

Material Notes

Purple stretch velveteen with silver stars, grosgrain ribbon, feather boas, plastic beads, antique brooch, tulle.





Kylie’s stylist is William Baker, so credit must go to him!

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    Jun 22, 2009, 03.47 PMby edestra

    Looks really wonderfull, and the colors and fabrics works great together… Great job!!!

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    Jan 27, 2009, 06.55 PMby kcurcio

    Looks great! i’m on the hunt for one for my 30th birthday… where can i hire it???

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    Aug 9, 2008, 12.38 AMby josefinax

    is it pretty much adjustable to any size? i’ve always wondered how costume shops manage to hire out costumes to people of all sizes and shapes. i really like the modesty skirt – you’re right, who would wear it without it! (maybe bridget jones!)

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    Jul 26, 2008, 09.28 PMby josee91

    absolutely stunning! you should definitely put up a picture of the headdress :) great work

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    Jul 16, 2008, 10.12 AMby deviantdesignz

    stunning, you should be proud of yourself

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    Jul 13, 2008, 08.03 AMby dianacirne

    WoW! Amazing!!!

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    Jul 13, 2008, 02.54 AMby milkyway

    You are a very clever lady!! 10/10

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    Jul 12, 2008, 11.06 PMby nikkiclare68

    Great idea to make this yourself!! Very cool!

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    Jul 12, 2008, 10.38 PMby jenniferelizabeth

    Thanks RedUmbrellaPresents! It’s pretty much just the length you see in the picture, Kylie’s real costume is briefer than this, like the bottom is basically sparkly underpants. I did the drapey stuff at the front and back because to actually wear something like that to a costume party, noone would do it!! I will make some little knickerbockers too.

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    Jul 12, 2008, 07.42 PMby redumbrellapresents

    It looks great! How long is it because it doesn’t really show, but still very nice!

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