Sparkling into the Future: Setting Ambitious Goals with Rhinestone Embellishments
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Sparkling into the Future: Setting Ambitious Goals with Rhinestone Embellishments

By Sebastian Angelique Recently I came back from a Christmas away in Amsterdam. A pleasant mini holiday after what can only be described as a mammo...
Rhinestones in Performance Costumes: History and Significance
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Rhinestones in Performance Costumes: History and Significance

Welcome to Crystal Parade, your premier destination for sparking creativity in the world of dance, theatre, and fashion! As a leading rhinestone su...
The Sparkling Diamond
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The Sparkling Diamond

By Belle de Beauvoir ‘The curtains open, the stage is pitch black, but in the darkness there’s a glisten, a glimmer of something to come.  A dim li...
Why it is important to have a costume that sparkles on the ice
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Why it is important to have a costume that sparkles on the ice

By Billie Savage-James Working closely with my coach on my competition routine, the first thing we decide on is the music. Beyoncé, crazy in love, ...
Interview with Fou Fou Kaboom
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Interview with Fou Fou Kaboom

This month @primpmycostume speaks with multi award-winning Burlesque star Fou Fou Kaboom. This cutie-pants with a filthy mind has been grabbing the...
Zodiac shines on the Miss Supranational stage
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Zodiac shines on the Miss Supranational stage

On July 14th Emma Rose Collingridge took to the stage to represent the United Kingdom, alongside 64 other global ambassadors, at the prestigious Mi...
How to use Preciosa rhinestones for costume making
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How to use Preciosa rhinestones for costume making

Whenever I tell people what my job involves and who we’ve supplied rhinestones to, they often envisage our crystals sparkling on the Strictly Come ...
The inspiration behind my dazzling burlesque costumes by Miss Ginger Soumise
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The inspiration behind my dazzling burlesque costumes by Miss Ginger Soumise

Instagram: missgingersoumise As a newcomer to the glittering world of professional burlesque, I’m finally living out my glamorous showgirl fantasy,...
Why it’s important to have an embellished costume on stage Part 4. Now the real work begins
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Why it’s important to have an embellished costume on stage Part 4. Now the real work begins

So I did it. I did the thing. This new act, this new act that I’ve spent over two years planning, a year in designing and five months in constructi...
DIY carnival costume
Performance CostumeLayla Berjawi

DIY carnival costume

Crystallizing your carnival costume with rhinestones and sew on stones really is quite simple, and also makes a fun project. By creating your own...
Why it’s important to have an embellished costume on stage Part 3. Gearing up for the West End
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Why it’s important to have an embellished costume on stage Part 3. Gearing up for the West End

As soon as we got the call that we were going to be on the west end, I was calm, collected, and graciously cheered along with my friends. As soon a...
Why it’s important to have an embellished costume on stage Part 2. Know your rhinestones
Performance CostumeLayla Berjawi

Why it’s important to have an embellished costume on stage Part 2. Know your rhinestones

There’s always this moment when you finally get the costume in front of you, you have your crystals ready, you have your design in your head or ske...