Now, this looks like an easy costume. Simple, classic ensemble, something from the professional women’s section of any upscale department store.
What you don’t know is that the blouse and skirt are made from such slippery material that they have to be fastened to each other in the back, and the blouse has been converted into a sort of leotard. Underneath are pantyhose, and under that a support undergarment which goes from my shoulders to my knees.
Which means, getting into and out of this simple thing requires assistance. Which means, going to the bathroom is pretty much out of the question. Ah, the glamour of the stage!