|No matter your age, shape or size the ATS® costume looks absolutely beautiful on everyone. It is feminine and strong but needs good posture to really do it justice as there is a lot for the eye to behold. Do please ask if you’re not sure what to buy as there is so much choice available and it’s easy to make costly mistakes. Here are some guidelines to get you started.
For starters you will need:
For the classic ATS® look you can add a tassel belt and fringing
Don’t forget you can always have a go at making your own costume – here’s a great tutorial on how to transform a T shirt into a choli
Costuming can easily become addictive as there are just so many beautiful textiles and pieces of jewellery to choose from but please check with any of our troupe before purchasing some of the more specialist pieces – unless of course you don’t necessarily want to wear them! It’s a shame to hide special pieces away in a wardrobe when they can be displayed around the home.
Assuit is synonymous with belly dance, expensive and hard to come by! It is a beautiful textile made in Egypt which incorporates thin strips of metal threaded into the mesh, criss-crossed, flattened with the fingernails, and cut.
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