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What Not To Wear… in 60 Seconds

Don’t be caught dead in these belly dance fashion mistakes and tips on how to avoid belly dancing costume nightmares.

When you are a new belly dancer, chances are you really don’t know much, if anything at all, about belly dance costuming. When making costume choices you want to look for quality, appropriatness, and style. When starting your belly dance journey, unfortunately, you won’t have any experience¬†in making good costuming choices until you’ve been around the art form a while. Early on, it’s best to seek advice from a reputable teacher who can guide you. As you gain more dance experience, visit dance events, and watch a lot of dancers, you will begin to understand what costuming is available and know how to make a better choice.