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Petticoats and Tutus

Petticoats and Tutus

As early as 1585 cheap petticoats were worn by the women of fashionable society. In an effort to make themselves look thinner they would choose to wear cheap petticoats puffed out at their hips and waist making their waist appear smaller and their bust line appear larger.

By the mid-sixteenth century elaborately decorated cheap petticoats were being worn underneath open front gowns with looped over skirts. The desire was to show off the fancy cheap petticoats. In the eighteenth century the cheap petticoats and Halloween costume accessories were of wool or silk and frequently quilted to keep the wearer warm during the long harsh winters. Paired with matching short gowns or jackets, similar to the men's fashion of the time, these cheap petticoats were ankle length and considered a rural fashion late into the nineteenth century.

By the late eighteenth century cheap petticoats were paired with elegant silk dresses in much of Europe and America. Frequently these cheap petticoats were supported by whalebone frames which could easily become very uncomfortable. It wasn't unusual for a fainting couch to be placed on stairwell landings for the ladies to rest upon when climbing or descending the stairs. All that whalebone and all those supports were squeezing them into their cheap petticoats and Halloween costume accessories so tightly that they could hardly breathe and they would tire easily needing to rest and breathe as deeply as possible.

Today's modern cheap petticoats are much more comfortable than the cheap petticoats of yesteryear. Women can choose from a wide variety of colors such as pink, white and black. They are shorter and provide a comfortable elastic waist that will stretch easily around the woman's body without having to be bound and cinched up causing that uncomfortable feeling when ascending or descending stairs.

Cheap petticoats are more readily available to women of today as well. Our modern shopping options are much more varied than those of yesteryear. The original cheap petticoats were made from whatever the women had on had to create them with. Whale bone, was placed into them to make them firm and rigid where they should form to the woman's body.

Today a woman can simply go shopping online and find a wide variety of cheap petticoats that will not only fit her budget, but also will fit her body with minimal stress. Today cheap petticoats are made from multiple layers of tulle or a variety of laces and they come in a wide variety of lengths. Ballerina's often wear cheap petticoats when they are performing. So go ahead and take a step back into yesteryear and purchase your own petticoat today.

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  • Black Petticoat Wholesale | Black Petticoat Bulk | Double Layer Tulle 12 PACK  | WS8218D

    Black Petticoat Wholesale | Black Petticoat Bulk | Double Layer Tulle 12 PACK | WS8218D

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    Black Petticoat Wholesale | Black Petticoat Bulk | Double Layer Tulle Dozen | Privateislandparty.com Black double-layer high quality Tulle Petticoat--an ideal costume accessory if you're going Goth, Victorian, Steampunk or many others! 100% polyester,...
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  • Petticoat Dress | Petticoat Skirt | White 12 PACK Petticoat Dress | Petticoat Skirt | White 12 PACK

    Petticoat Dress | Petticoat Skirt | White 12 PACK

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    Petticoat Dress | Petticoat Skirt | White 12PK Dozen    Sold by 12PK- want a single retail purchase here Make your Halloween Costume skirt POP! with this high quality white triple layer Tulle petticoat dress! This is a great enhancement for...
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  • Pink Petticoat Wholesale | Pink Petticoat Bulk | Double Layer Tulle  12 PACK WS8219D

    Pink Petticoat Wholesale | Pink Petticoat Bulk | Double Layer Tulle 12 PACK WS8219D

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    Pink Petticoat Wholesale | Pink Petticoat Bulk| Double Layer Tulle Dozen | Privateislandparty.com   These superior quality pink double-layer petticoat is a great enhancement for a huge variety of short skirt costumes that will give your bottom a...
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  • White Petticoat Left Side White Petticoat Right Side

    Crinoline Skirt | Crinoline Dress | White 8217

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    Crinoline Skirt | Crinoline Dress | 8217   This Crinoline Skirt is triple layered and is a standard of petticoats. Also generous amount of tulle than most brands so the petticoat crinoline dress stays extra puffy for costumes, dancers, and the...
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  • Black Petticoat Double Layer Tulle 8218a

    Black Petticoat Double Layer Tulle 8218a

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    Black Petticoat Double Layer Tulle | Privateislandparty.com   These high quality Black double-layer petticoats are the perfect addition to a wide range of costumes. 100% Tulle, this petticoat measures approximately 15.5" and the waistband spans...
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  • Pink Double Layer Tulle Petticoat 8219

    Pink Double Layer Tulle Petticoat 8219

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    Pink Double Layer Tulle Petticoat 8219   This high quality pink double-layer petticoat is 100% Tulle, measures approximately 15.5" in length, spans a 42-44 inch waistband, and is the perfect addition to a wide range of costumes. Buy in Bulk and...
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  • White Petticoat Double Layer Tulle 8217 White Petticoat Double Layer Tulle 8217

    White Petticoat Double Layer Tulle 8217

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    White Petticoat Double Layer Tulle 8217 | Privateislandparty.com   This High Quality White Double Layer Petticoat is the perfect way to add more fullness to a dress for that special "princess" effect. Material: 100% Polyester. Length is...
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  • Black Petticoat Double Layer Tulle  8218

    Black Petticoat Double Layer Tulle 8218

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    Black Petticoat Double Layer Tulle  8218   This High Quality Black double-layer petticoat--an ideal costume accessory if you're going Goth, Victorian, Steampunk or many others! 100% polyester, this petticoat measures approximately 15.5" and...
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  • Black Tutu 8230 Black Tutu 8230

    Black Tutu 8230

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    Our black costume tutu is stylish and comfortable . Great for Halloween Costumes. Made of thick tulle. Elastic Band securely fits most up to XL size. Perfect for the person trying to pull together a black swan costume or hundreds of other costume...
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  • Hot Pink Tutu 8232 Hot Pink Tutu 8232

    Hot Pink Tutu 8232

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    Great for Halloween Costumes and you can get that classic ballerina look that is so hard to find. Not only is the hot pink tutu comfortable but they are super stylish as well. Best Price on the Internet!
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  • Pink Petticoat Double Layer Tulle 12 PACK  8219D

    Pink Petticoat Double Layer Tulle 12 PACK 8219D

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    Pink Petticoat Double Layer Tulle Dozen 8219D This high quality Tulle pink double-layer petticoat is a great enhancement for a huge variety of short skirt costumes that will give your bottom a little extra poof. Measures approximately 15.5" in length,...
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