The latest victim in the recession maelstrom is sexy lingerie. In a story on how Victoria's Secret is suffering, but Playtex and Maidenform are going strong, a consumer psychologist said: "Consumers are in the mood for basics - just as they're letting go of the frilly extras at the grocery store, they're also passing it up when it comes to lingerie. Practical, basic, trusted, timeless - these are the types of products that feel satisfying to consumers right now."
If sexy and frilly is out, is burlesque feeling the pinch? Have you made changes to your routines or performance schedules based on the economic downturn? Have you noticed any change in your audience or ticket sales? Let us know.