A former burlesque dancer named La Savona poses at her home in Indianapolis in 2012. She is among those featured in Marie Baronnet's book "Legends: The Living Art of Risque."
Stephanie Blake poses in Simi Valley, California, in 2013. "The idea was to go to them and not to do something in a neutral place, because I wanted to feel the atmosphere of where they live," Baronnet said.
Suzette Monique lives in Athabasca, Alberta. All of the burlesque legends in Baronnet's book are at least 65 years old. Some are even in their 90s.
Sometimes, the women's pets would become "extras" in the photographs. Here, Suzette Fontaine strikes a suggestive pose with her dog in New York in 2014.
Lottie the Body shows some skin in Detroit in 2012.