This is a very important part of being a showgirl. When it’s done correctly, all eyes are on you and when it’s done incorrectly, we will still be watching the YouTube clips years later.
I’m talking about the drag tuck! We were all confronted by The Crying Game or even the crazy man who made outfits out of people in Silence of the Lambs. “She rubs the lotion on the body or she gets the hose.”
Tucking away has been in our faces for years, so it’s not just us drag queens who have had our junk hidden for years.
When you first go out, it’s always best to do a few dry runs, just to make sure you get it right and it’s comfortable.
If it’s done correctly, it should be very comfortable. If you do it incorrectly, you will soon know — you can’t walk or you need to dash to the toilet ASAP for an adjustment.
It is important to get your undergarments right. You can buy tucking undies from the House of Priscilla. These are the ones I use, as they are durable and if you’re going out without wearing stockings, they are less bulky than some of the larger zipper ones.
When you buy your tucking undies, go for a size smaller than you are. Remember — they have to keep the goods away from prying eyes. If you are a medium, then maybe buy a small. You want them tight but not cutting off the circulation.
Step into your tucking panties and pull them halfway up, grab both of your marbles (read between the lines, boys) and find the pocket they dropped out of. They should be able to slip straight back up there.
Now it’s your ‘Little Boy’s’ turn. Pull it over your marbles in their socket and as far back as possible, hopefully between your sesame seed buns. When everything is in place, hold your legs together. Pull up your undies and bingo, you’re in.
Re-adjust if anything is hanging out and not sitting right. If you’re not wearing stockings, be aware of spider legs sticking out of your undies. Good grooming is the key.
With practice you may be able to do the perfect tuck, which is literally just pulling on your undies and everything falls into place.
Don’t come over and ask how to tuck or where do I put it. You all know now.