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Fashionable and Fun Pasties
Can Your Twirl Your Tassels?
Pasties can be fabulous and flamboyant. Rhinestones, sequins, velvet, lace or tassels. Or they can be utterly discrete, a form of discreet fashion camouflage. In skin tones, sometimes from moleskin or silicone, they act as a modesty panel beneath transparent blouses and dresses.
This lens has links for if you want to make your own pasties or buy them whether they are simple or fancy. Shown here are a pair of metallic, purple leather pasties that I had made to match an underbust corset that was also made for me.
The Beauty of the Pastie
Pasties are not clothing, but they are also not not-clothing! The fine line between female breast nudity and legality comes down to the nipple and areola. If that area is bare, a woman is considered illegally topless. Covered and the feminine breast becomes "decent."
Being a small breasted woman, I first got pasties as a way of being legal while not having to wear a bra. San Francisco alternative street fairs and events are great that way. One pair led to another and soon I found I had a small collection.
Black velvet for formal occasions. Marabou feathers for playful events. Metallic purple leather to match the underbust corset in the same material. My most special pair look like some sort of little bears or beavers. They are a brown furry material, in an almost rectangular shape. They have eyes and tongues, with one sticking its tongue up, and the other sticking its tongue down. They used to belong to SF educator Carol Queen and they came to me via a Drag Queen Swap Meet.
Beautiful Butterfly Pasties
These lovely pasties are shaped like butterflies and come with fun tassels!
What Makes Your Pasties Stick? - the adhesive debate
Pasties can be a bit of a sticky topic. How to keep your pasties in place requires some sort of glue and, most often, the debate comes down to one of two options.
I think the only sensible thing to use for pastie adhesive is...
DIY Pasties - how to make your own pasties
- How to make your own burlesque pasties - Instructables - DIY, How To, craft, offbeat
With a recent revisit to carnival acts, the art of burlesque is making a *big* comeback worldwide. The tasteful and creative play of showing a lot yet...
- LED Burlesque Pasties! - Instructables - DIY, How To, craft, offbeat
This instructable will teach you how to make pasties with LED nipples. Obviously this is information you need to succeed in life!First of all, thank...
- Cut Out + Keep | Craft Projects Â» Pasties
Craft tutorials and step by step instructions for half a dozen different styles of pasties, including Breast Cancer Ribbon Pasties, Rhinestone Pasties and Les Grands Felins Pasties.
- How to Make Pasties | Indulgences
A while back I was commissioned by a friend who is in a local burlesque troupe to make her some pasties. As they go for upward of $20 a pair in a boutique, she had me start designing some for her, which ended up costing only a fraction of the price c
Fun and Funky Pasties
How I came to own historic/vintage/celebrity pasties
I own Carol Queen pasties!
These charming little teddy bear pasties are part of my collection, and they are the only pair that I own that were once owned by someone else. I got them when I lived in San Francisco. These furry cuties were once owned by author/educator Carol Queen and were brought home for me by a former housemate who got them at a drag queen swap meet that Carol and her partner Robert organized.
A year or two later I ran into Carol at a kinky camp-out we were both attending and told her what had become of her former pasties. She laughed, said she was glad they found a good home and wished that I would wear them in good health!
Learning to Tassel Twirl - learn to tassel twirl with burlesque
- Daily Burlesque: Paste Won't Keep Your Pasties On
People always ask questions about pasties. They are, after all, pretty peculiar articles of clothing, in spite of being some of the most traditional items in most neo-burlesquers' wardrobes.
- Miss Indigo Blue's Academy of Burlesque
Burlesque University, better known as BU, is based in Washington, DC. Founded by Headmistress Kitty Victorian, BU opened its proverbial doors in September 2006 and offers classes on many topics surrounding burlesque and other erotic arts.
- Burlesque Workshop, Striptease Classes, and Bachelorette Parties at School of Burlesque!!!
If you've ever been dazzled or inspired by photos of pinups and burlesque queens, this is the class for you!
- nipple pastie@Everything2.com
Nipple pasties are the name for the small pieces of cloth that completely cover the nipple and areola of a breast.
- Pasties - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pasties are adhesive coverings applied to conceal a person's nipples, often at a strip club. They vary in size and are usually not much larger than the performer's areola.
Pasties In Action!
Stalking the Wild Pastie - pastie manufacturers and resellers
Extraordinary pasties for discriminating nipples
- home of nippies & stylin' tape
Nippies: Patch of Freedom. Stylin' adhesive nipple covers, when you need a little coverage but can't wear a bra. Experience the freedom!
- Pasty Lady
Our pasties and garters are of the finest sequin for maximum shine that's perfect in any lighting.
- Pasties from Anything But Wicked
Rhinestone and sequin pasties, plus adhesive
- Pasties - Featured on BuzzFeed
The most interesting buzz and best Pasties links. Celebs, burlesque performers and more.
- Pasties from Hosiery Boutique
The easiest way to buy hosiery online. Quality hosiery for all occasions, including pantyhose, thigh highs, stockings, Toeless Thigh highs garters and more.
- Rhinestone Pasties
Rhinestone pasties custom made by Burlesque Costumes, Swarovski rhinestones in many colors, and pasties designed in four different sizes, rhinestone pasties, sequin pasties, tassel pasties
- Blues and Burlesque
Pasties - We have a wide selection of handmade pasties.