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Patriotic Pasties

Risque Accessories to Ring in Independence Day Right

— July 4, 2009 — Fashion
After seeing these patriotic pasties by Etsy artisan Alana Ryan (maxineintrousers), I'm convinced that if you're not celebrating Independence Day with these red-and-blue tasseled accessories, you're not doing it right.

Alana Ryan has every reason to be patriotic--according to her Etsy profile, she was born on November 4, Election Day. Check out some other burlesque features below.

Implications - Whether it's a birthday, a holiday or a wedding, people are letting loose and celebrating events in a wilder and crazier fashion. Party planners can capitalize on these bizarre celebrating themes by coming up with ways to enhance and push boundaries even further, creating memorable events that will have customers coming back for more.
Trend Themes
1. Patriotic Burlesque - Opportunity for fashion and accessory designers to create risque, patriotic items like pasties and burlesque attire for holidays like Independence Day.
2. Wild Celebrations - Opportunity for party planners to come up with new and innovative ways to push boundaries and create events that customers will remember.
3. Handmade Etsy Artisans - Opportunity for independent artists and designers to create and sell unique, handmade items on platforms like Etsy.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion and Accessory - Fashion and accessory designers can take advantage of the growing demand for unique and risque items, like patriotic pasties and burlesque attire.
2. Event Planning - Party planners can capitalize on the demand for wild and memorable events by creating new and innovative ways to celebrate holidays and other events.
3. E-commerce - Opportunity for independent artists and designers to leverage e-commerce platforms like Etsy to sell their handmade and unique items.
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