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Zoe Jakes featured on Inked

Credit: Kara Pound (writer),   Chloe Aftel (photographer)  

When Zoe Jakes was starting out as a belly dancer, she made her living by dancing for Arabic and Persian groups—cultures that traditionally don’t approve of tattoos. “I had the girl on my back, but the rest of my body stayed untattooed because I needed to be able to work at restaurants, private parties, and weddings,” she says. “The minute I started getting successful in more alternative stuff, that’s when I just went for broke, because I love adornment. I love the way it makes the body look and changes when I dance.”

Read the complete article online at Inked 
Bellydance Vogue © 2011
Please note that Bellydance Vogue Online Magazine is a fun and free website for all bellydance enthusiasts around the world. We aim at sharing the talent of those who make the community of bellydancers and Middle Eastern artists a special one. We will frequently post photos of dancers, costumes... etc that we do not know who they belong to. We love to honor the artists in the photos as well as the photographers. So please comment on the posts and let us know who we should give credit to and we would be happy to do so.