Fashionable Cabaret

Songs go in and out of fashion.  But what about songs dealing with fashion?  As a project, I was pulling ideas for someone for songs about fashion, clothes, and style.  Here’s a partial list of what I came up with.

  • A Little More Mascara
  • Artificial Flowers
  • Beauty Secrets
  • Boogie Shoes
  • Bruce
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Did I Shave My Legs for This?
  • Dressing Them Up
  • Drinkin’ Shoes
  • Everybody Says Don’t/The King’s New Clothes
  • Gorgeous
  • High Flying Wings On My Shoes
  • I Don’t Want
  • If I Were In Your Shoes
  • I’m Gonna Leave Off Wearing My Shoes
  • Keep Young and Beautiful
  • Little Red Hat
  • Little Red Shoes
  • Old Shoes And A Bag Of Rice
  • One White Dress
  • Pink Taffeta Sample Size 10
  • Put On Your Sunday Clothes
  • Put Your Shoes On, Lucy: Petula Clark (Bonus Track)
  • Rags
  • Rags To Riches
  • Sand in My Shoes
  • Sensible Shoes
  • Sew On A Sequin
  • Shattered Illusions
  • Shine On Your Shoes
  • Shoeless Joe from Hannibal, Mo.
  • Shoes
  • Shoes
  • Shoes Upon The Table
  • Shoppin’ For Clothes
  • Someone Else’s Clothes
  • Take Your Shoes Off Baby
  • The Blonde Song
  • The Dressing Song
  • The Red Dress
  • This Shirt
  • Where’s My Shoe?
  • Who Wears These Clothes?
  • Who Wears These Shoes
  • You Can Leave Your Hat On
  • You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile 

4 Responses to Fashionable Cabaret

  1. Dorie Hightower says:

    Fabulous idea–I actually have a list going somewhere — don’t forget to add “Alice Blue Gown.” I am totally hanging onto these ideas, Michael!

  2. Jill Leger says:

    Okay…you’ve got us going!
    How about…?

    Top Hat, White Tie, and Tails
    Fancy Dress (from Drowsy)
    Think Pink! (Funny Face)
    All I Need Is The Girl
    Ribbons Down My Back
    The Girl on The Magazine Cover (I know it from the film Easter Parade)
    Buttons & Bows
    Take Back You Mink
    Where’s My Shoe? (She Loves Me)
    Little Red Hat (110 In The Shade)

    NOT cabaret but…

    She Wore A Yellow Ribbon
    Yellow Polka Dot Bikini!
    Blue Velvet!

  3. Jill Leger says:

    Rob just thought of ….
    drum roll…

    The Revolutionary Costume for Today from G. Gardens!

    Yeah, Rob!!!

  4. Dorie Hightower says:

    I actually got the idea from a CD song collection that I saw at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum. Thanks to you all for the great ideas!

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