Reel Fashion: The Best of “Burlesque”

Burlesque isn't just a film for music lovers—it's a serious fashion flick, too! Check our favorite flick-inspired ensembles plucked straight from the runway.

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Christina Aguilera made a major style splash in her latest film, "Burlesque," and it just so happens that the sparkly palette used in the movie is spot on-trend for the holiday season. Feathers, fringe, sequins, and glitter, were spotted all over the runways.
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Bedroomy looks like this pale pink corset and thigh-high stockings are classic Burlesque pieces—just look at Dita von Teese. Pull your favorites out of the lingerie drawer to experiment with your own boudoir-inspired outfit.
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Feathers and plumage were major themes in "Burlesque," and we think Chanel 's easy silk tube dress with floral applique is a sultry, not to mention fluffy, take on the trend.
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Herve Leger's confection-like cocktail dress screams "stage-ready!" With the addition of a black bowler hat and some patent mary-janes, you'll be belting out high notes with the best of 'em.
Short skirt, black lace and peek-a-boo shoulders? Alexander McQueen shows off the perfect blend between showgirl and moody drama queen.
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Fringe and sequins are old-school cabaret staples, which makes this sexy sheer option by Louis Vuitton so appropriate for attending—or performing in—an actual burlesque show.
To create our own Burlesque-worthy ensemble, we paired a strapless lace jumpsuit from Tibi ($470 at Net-a-Porter) with a simple long leather gloves ($85 at All Saints ). Sexy "Tribute" sandals by YSL ($795 at Shirise) and a feather clutch by Lanvin ($1185 at Kirna Zabete) give the look a touch of va-va-voom, while the perfect red lipstick ($30 at Sephora) and chandelier earrings from Topshop ($20) add just enough color and shine.
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