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See You at BurlyCon!

BurlyCon X

BurlyCon X is happening in Seattle this weekend, November 9-12. It’s always great to see an amazing event celebrate a milestone anniversary, so a big congratulations to BurlyCon on 10 years! We’re looking forward to celebrating with you.

What can you expect at BurlyCon? First, this is a burlesque education convention. Learn from some of the best performers on the scene who will be covering topics such as The Art of Seduction to Zippers, Snaps, and Hooks, Oh My!  One thing we really love about this event is that it goes beyond dance technique, featuring instruction on the business side of dance, like The Producer’s Tool Kit.

There’s also a lot of opportunity for discussion, with caucuses and panels happening throughout the weekend. Check out the subjects and get your schedule here!

BurlyCon X anniversary poster design.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Like any good convention, there’s great vending, too! You’ll find Sakkara Clothing & Costume vending this weekend, with ethical fashion pieces for performances, classroom, and street wear.

Ruffle Bootie Shorts
New Ruffle Bootie Shorts! ©2017 Sakkara Clothing & Costume.

These ruffled bootie shorts are fabulously simple, yet super cute. Fully lined and designed with the expert fit we’re known for, these shorts layer great with your favorite leggings! By the way, the gold highlights in the fabric pick up stage lighting perfectly. 😉

Silver Gloves by Sakkara Clothing & Costume.
Silver fingerless gloves with button detail. ©2017 Sakkara Clothing & Costume.

Cute, fingerless gloves (that won’t break the bank) are a timeless accessory for any dancer. We’ll have them in a variety of materials and colors to match your favorite costumes. Our gloves are also a great gift for your dance friends back home as a souvenir from BurlyCon!

Teal velvet mini skirt by Sakkara Clothing & Costume
Teal crushed velvet ruffle miniskirt. ©2017 Sakkara Clothing & Costume.

Our velvet ruffle mini skirts can go from classroom to stage to nightclub. Teachers, these really help accentuate your bootie, making it easier for your students to follow what you’re doing, especially if you choose a color that contrasts with your pants.

We can’t wait for a fun, powerful weekend at BurlyCon X. We hope to see you there.

Join Me at JamBallah NW!

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This weekend is the fabulous JamBallah NW festival in Portland, OR. This celebration of Middle Eastern dance and American fusion is held at the Artists Repertory Theatre, a beautiful venue in downtown Portland. There will be great workshops all weekend, afternoon showcases and evening gala shows, and of course, a stellar vending area!

Silver Gloves by Sakkara Clothing & Costume.
Silver fingerless gloves with button detail. ©2017 Sakkara Clothing & Costume.

I will be there with all of your favorite Sakkara Clothing & Costume wares, including some new items not yet available on the web. My Velvet Ruffle Mini Skirts and Fingerless Gloves are great costume or classroom accessories for the upcoming Fall and Winter season. They’re available in a variety of fun colors, and as always, I’ll have sizes XS-3XL!

Teal velvet mini skirt by Sakkara Clothing & Costume
Teal crushed velvet Ruffle Mini Skirt. ©2017 Sakkara Clothing & Costume.

In addition, I’ll have some gorgeous fabric and costuming supplies from my studio destash! This is the perfect opportunity to pick up a few things if you want to make some costuming to match your ready-made Sakkara Clothing & Costume pieces.

Here are a few of my favorite JamBallah NW tips:

-Parking can be a headache, especially if the Timbers are playing (thankfully it looks like they don’t have a home game that weekend). Give yourself extra time to find a spot if you’re driving!

-The best way to get to the Theatre is to take the MAX Light Rail. Thank you Portland for having great public transportation.

-The Artists Repertory Theatre is air-conditioned! The vending is free and open to the public. The afternoon showcases are only $5, so it’s a good way to cool off, be entertained, and find some nice additions to your closet even if you’re not a belly dancer.

-Don’t miss the evening shows! Show up an hour before the doors open to enjoy a glass of wine and some light snacks at the theatre bar. It’s an elegant evening of top-notch performance by the event’s teachers and professional dancers from around the country.

Black velvet mini skirt by Sakkara Clothing & Costume.
Black velvet Ruffle Mini Skirt with black pinstripe ruffle. ©2017 Sakkara Clothing & Costume.

Will I see you at JamBallah NW this weekend? Let me know in the comments or on social media!

Reigning Down on Oregon

It’s time to start thinking about Reigning Down on Oregon, because it’ll be here before we know it! So, what’s RDOO?

A blurb from their website sums up the event nicely:

Do you like dancing?  Do you like music?  Do you like to eat, drink and be merry?  Do you love to laugh? Do you enjoy spending time with your friends and family doing what you love?  Well then, look no further! The sixth year of Reigning Down on Oregon is here! 

We’ve got a jam-packed retreat in store for you and we are so excited to head into the woods for our sixth year of art, friendship and fun in our wooded sanctuary of West Salem. 

Sakkara Clothing & Costume will be there to kick off our Pacific Northwest vending tour! Since this is one of our first events of the season, you can expect a great selection, beautiful new products, and focused, personal service.

Do take a moment and check out the RDOO website. They may have a few spaces still open (and it’s super affordable). Come join us in the woods!
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You’re Invited to 3rd Coast Tribal

We’re so excited this is coming up! Have you got your tix yet? 3rd Coast Tribal is the largest tribal belly dance festival in the central USA. We want to see you there!

Come on out. The vibe is welcoming and fun. There are plenty of kickass teachers to study with, and wonderful evening shows to occupy your dreams! Top it all off with excellent, on-site restaurants and great shopping, and you’ve got an event that combats the post-holiday slump.

We’ll be there. Wanna know what we’re hauling in our vardo? Lots of fabulous things like the new Lux Skirt, Deluxe Ruffle Pants, plenty of our new tops and more! We’ll try to pack every length and size that we can for you, but if you have any special requests please let us know! Save on shipping fees and save more time for your dance by pre-ordering. Details will be posted soon on the 3rd Coast event invite or email info@sakkaraclothing.com.

That’s all for now, lovelies. Enjoy your holidays and HAPPY SHIMMIES! xo

3rd Coast Tribal

Up next: Tribal Revolution!

We’re thrilled to be vending at Tribal Revolution!

Come see what The Verdant Muse and Sakkara Clothing & Costume have cooked up for you, excited event-goer! We will be vending Thursday-Sunday with an array of handmade delectables sure to tempt your inner magpie.

The Verdant Muse
The Verdant Muse
Zighala Zurah in a bra, belt and headdress combo by The Verdant Muse. Long Lace Skirt is by Sakkara Clothing & Costume. Photo by Vauntville ©2013. Used by permission.
Zighala Zurah in a bra, belt and headdress combo by The Verdant Muse. Long Lace Skirt is by Sakkara Clothing & Costume. Photo by Vauntville ©2013. Used by permission.
A colorful spread of Zoey Ring Belts by Sakkara Clothing.
A colorful spread of Zoey Ring Belts by Sakkara Clothing.

Reigning Down on Oregon

Here comes one of our most favorite events of the year. Reigning is a fun and relaxing retreat in a forest setting. Enjoy workshops by many talented instructors, evening shows and parties, and vending from a variety of artists and importers. Plus, we hear this year there will be FOOD CARTS tempting you with yummy noms. Hope to see you there!
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