Polaire ["Pole Star"] one of the major celebrities of her day and later as cinema developed was skilled in using her appearance to attract attention inc/ famous for her tiny corsetted waist
Loie Fuller famous in America through works such as 'Serpentine Dance' 1891 but moved to Paris where her pioneer dance work was appreciated
by Frederick Glasier 1902. /wiki/ Loie_Fuller
Folies Bergères costume 1900
Walery French 1863-1935
Josephine Baker "Since I personified the savage on the stage I tried to be as civilized as possible in my daily life."