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The Sexiest Burlesque of 2016


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Shows Off Its Sexy Skills; Credit: Brian Feinzimer" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Pole Show L.A. Shows Off Its Sexy Skills; Credit: Brian FeinzimerNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKGowns Down: Game of Thrones Burlesque; Credit: Daniel Sliwa" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Gowns Down: Game of Thrones Burlesque; Credit: Daniel SliwaNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKStar Girls Vol. 2 The Force Is a Shakin' Burlesque at the Dragonfly; Credit: Hannah Verbeuren" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Star Girls Vol. 2 The Force Is a Shakin' Burlesque at the Dragonfly; Credit: Hannah VerbeurenNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKStar Girls Vol. 2 The Force Is a Shakin' Burlesque at the Dragonfly; Credit: Hannah Verbeuren" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Star Girls Vol. 2 The Force Is a Shakin' Burlesque at the Dragonfly; Credit: Hannah VerbeurenNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKBurlesque Performers Bring Tim Burton Movies to Life; Credit: Daniel Sliwa" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Burlesque Performers Bring Tim Burton Movies to Life; Credit: Daniel SliwaNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; 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Credit: Levan TK">Burlesque Performers Bring Tim Burton Movies to LifeNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKBurlesque Performers Bring Tim Burton Movies to Life; Credit: Daniel Sliwa" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Burlesque Performers Bring Tim Burton Movies to Life; Credit: Daniel SliwaNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKBurlesque Performers Bring Tim Burton Movies to Life; Credit: Daniel Sliwa" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Burlesque Performers Bring Tim Burton Movies to Life; Credit: Daniel SliwaNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKBurlesque Performers Bring Tim Burton Movies to Life; Credit: Daniel Sliwa" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Burlesque Performers Bring Tim Burton Movies to Life; Credit: Daniel SliwaNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKBurlesque Performers Bring Tim Burton Movies to Life; Credit: Daniel Sliwa" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Burlesque Performers Bring Tim Burton Movies to Life; Credit: Daniel SliwaNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKAsylum Burlesque Admits Us to the Institution; Credit: Ernie Manrique" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Asylum Burlesque Admits Us to the Institution; Credit: Ernie ManriqueNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKAsylum Burlesque Admits Us to the Institution; Credit: Ernie Manrique" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Asylum Burlesque Admits Us to the Institution; Credit: Ernie ManriqueNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKAsylum Burlesque Admits Us to the Institution; Credit: Ernie Manrique" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Asylum Burlesque Admits Us to the Institution; Credit: Ernie ManriqueNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKAsylum Burlesque Admits Us to the Institution; Credit: Ernie Manrique" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Asylum Burlesque Admits Us to the Institution; Credit: Ernie ManriqueNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKGowns Down: Game of Thrones Burlesque; Credit: Daniel Sliwa" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Gowns Down: Game of Thrones Burlesque; Credit: Daniel SliwaNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKGowns Down: Game of Thrones Burlesque; Credit: Daniel Sliwa" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Gowns Down: Game of Thrones Burlesque; Credit: Daniel SliwaNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKLove & Lust Deviants Ball 2016" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Love & Lust Deviants Ball 2016New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Fashion and Sexual Expression; Credit: Mathew TucciaroneNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKLove & Lust Deviants Ball 2016" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Love & Lust Deviants Ball 2016New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Fashion and Sexual Expression; Credit: Mathew TucciaroneNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKLove & Lust Deviants Ball 2016" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Love & Lust Deviants Ball 2016New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Fashion and Sexual Expression; Credit: Mathew TucciaroneNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKDisney Princesses Got Down and Flirty in A Whole Newd World Burlesque; Credit: Daniel Sliwa" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Disney Princesses Got Down and Flirty in A Whole Newd World Burlesque; Credit: Daniel SliwaNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKDisney Princesses Got Down and Flirty in A Whole Newd World Burlesque; Credit: Daniel Sliwa" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Disney Princesses Got Down and Flirty in A Whole Newd World Burlesque; Credit: Daniel SliwaNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TKPeek-a-Boo Turns 15 With "Intimate Burlesque" at Pour Vous; Credit: Daniel Sliwa" data-rightCaption="New Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK">Peek-a-Boo Turns 15 With "Intimate Burlesque" at Pour Vous; Credit: Daniel SliwaNew Year's Eve Extravaganza Featuring Dita Von Teese @ Clifton's at Night; Credit: Levan TK

This year kicked off with burlesque legend Dita Von Teese dousing her ample bosom with Champagne and writhing around inside an oversized cocktail glass full of the bubbly stuff. An auspicious start, to be sure.

In 2016, L.A.'s burlesque scene was a treasure trove of wildly creative, sexy weirdness. From Game of Thrones–themed burlesque to Tim Burton–themed burlesque to burlesque whose only theme was varying degrees of nudity, it was a banner year for pasty-capped boobs.
Here's a look back at some of our favorite moments from a wild, wonderful year in burlesque.