So earlier today, my attention was caught (I am a guy) by the headline in the Des Moines Register, Business owner ends ties with burlesque dancers after ‘wardrobe malfunction’. After reading the piece, in which “Simple misdemeanor charges of prohibited acts were filed against Erin O’Grady, 27, of Ames and Julia Mahlstadt, 25, of Des Moines”–essentially because they accidentally exposed part of their breasts during their performance.
Given that I was curious to learn more about the folks cited, I did a search for their names. Imagine my surprise when I found that both women had been featured in the same newspaper back in mid-September, in a Style piece, Find your body’s perfect skirt.
I love the irony of the story’s opening paragraph: “If you have a less-defined waist with large breasts and narrow hips and slim legs, you have a top-heavy, apple-shaped body. Show off your womanly figure by highlighting your legs and cleavage (but not too much). ” That’s right, “but not too much.”