Thursday, 13 October 2011

I am running away to join the circus

These pictures are making the rounds but had to share in case some of you haven't seen them, I am currently planning a circus themed party for my niece (she is turning one, she won't care but I do) so I am thinking I need a showgirl outfit. I nearly bidded on a 1930s one about a month or so ago on eBay wish I had now! 











Oh and some images from one of my favourite Burton films, which is also circus related, love a theme don't we?








Circus girl images found here and Big Fish images via google.

14 comments:

  1. Those old circus photos are amazing. Tell us about the outfit you almost bid on, it sounds amazing. I've never thought about searching for old costumes before.

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  2. With those inspiration pictures, I can't wait to see what your outfit for your niece's party looks like!

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  3. Such incredible photos!!!!
    And I so need to watch Big Fish again.

    Can't wait to see what you come with for the party!

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  4. What a grand idea for your niece's bday, but perhaps try to avoid any clowns. You would look amazing in a vintage showgirl outfit; I hope one turns up for you. Love these photos, especially the gal in the bunny ears.

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  5. Love all these pics, thank you so much for sharing...x

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  6. I was ogling those pix recently,how bloody marvellous are they?! O,jaysus,I'd love to see you working an old circus costume!!
    XXX

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  7. Miss Tallulah: It was gorgeous it was a light green with orange beading, I am currently watching one on eBay even though it is about three sizes too small aha.

    Miss Marie: Oh I will be sure to share!

    Ginger: Me too I only have it on vhs that needs to be recified!

    Crystal: Yeah her mum, my sister hates clowns so they are a no no. Yeah the bunny girl is my favourite.

    Frocktasia: Glad you like!

    Helga: They are brilliant so amazing to see pictures like this in colour, yeah I definitely need one don't I hah xx

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  8. Hi love,

    Just letting you know I awarded you a Liebster Award. Check it out. :)

    http://misstallulahporkchop.blogspot.com/2011/10/five-blogs-you-should-check-out.html

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  9. I think I need to see Big Fish again, because I saw it when it first came out and didn't care for it too much! That must be wrong, somehow, because it always looks so pretty in pictures!

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  10. When I was little I actually wanted to run away and join a circus. Then I found out that my great-grandfather had worked at a circus - with big cats! I guess it lies in the blood... :)

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  11. Tallulah: thank you very much for the award, glad you like my blog!

    Rachel: Oh do give it a second try if you don't like it you can yell at me, I love it. I am very daydreamy though.

    Miss Meadows:Oh wow do you have any photos of your great grandfather at the circus? definitely must be in your genes!

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  12. Part of me still wants to run off and join the circus...

    Have you seen I'm No Angel? Mae West plays a lion-tamer/"hoochie coochie" dancer.

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  13. Me too especially when real life gets too much hah. Yes it is brilliant, the costumes in it are stunning!

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