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Many plus-sized women would like to learn to belly dance, but worry about finding costumes suitable for their figures.

These photo galleries feature beautiful dancers who have found flattering fashions for their full-figured physiques.

 

Women of all sizes can bellydance! Try it even if you think you are overweight!

Alphabetically, by Dancer's Name

 

Asifa el-Bah'r

Asifa el-Bah'r takes a fusion approach to bellydance, with costumes that express her artistic spirit.

Caroline Labrie

Caroline specializes in Egyptian dance, and owns a large collection of beautiful costumes made in Egypt.

Faye Lange

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Faye Lange

Faye's costume choices are based on tribal-style and tribaret aesthetics.

Leyla Part 1

Part 1

Leyla Part 2

Part 2

Leyla Lanty

Because Leyla specializes in Egyptian dance, many of her costumes were created by couture designers in Cairo.

Melodi

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Melodi

Melody and the other women in her troupe, Just Fabulous, sparkle in beads and sequins.

M'shisha

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M'shisha al-Fo'awi

M'shisha al-Fo'awi makes many of her costumes herself. She also has a knack for collecting inexpensive individual pieces and combining them together for a look that suits her personal style.

Shira

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Shira

Shira has a particular fondness for Egyptian costumes that look like evening gowns.

 

Women of all sizes can bellydance! Try it even if you think you are overweight!

Organized by Category of Costume

 

Affordable for Students & Hobbyists

M'shisha

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M'shisha al-Fo'awi

M'shisha al-Fo'awi makes many of her costumes herself. She also has a knack for collecting inexpensive individual pieces and combining them together for a look that suits her personal style.

Faye Lange

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Faye Lange

Faye's costume choices are based on tribal-style and tribaret aesthetics.

 

Professional Sparklies

Caroline Labrie

Caroline specializes in Egyptian dance, and owns a large collection of beautiful costumes made in Egypt.

Leyla Lanty

Because Leyla specializes in Egyptian dance, many of her costumes were created by couture designers in Cairo.

Melodi

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Melodi

Melody and the other women in her troupe, Just Fabulous, sparkle in beads and sequins.

Shira

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Shira

Shira has a particular fondness for Egyptian costumes that look like evening gowns.

 

Folkloric

Folkloric Dress

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Caroline Labrie

Caroline specializes in Egyptian dance, and owns a large collection of beautiful costumes made in Egypt.

Leyla Part 1

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Leyla Lanty

Because Leyla specializes in Egyptian dance, many of her costumes were created by couture designers in Cairo.

 

Fusion

Asifa el-Bah'r

Asifa el-Bah'r takes a fusion approach to bellydance, with costumes that express her artistic spirit.

 

Tribal & Tribaret

Faye Lange

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Faye Lange

Faye's costume choices are based on tribal-style and tribaret aesthetics.