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Dita Von Teese - Performer

Dita von Teese, pseudonym of Heather Renée Sweet, is an American burlesque model, showgirl and costume designer, specializing in softcore fetish performances, her character is clearly inspired by Bettie Page.

At the age of fifteen she began working in an underwear store as a saleswoman who allowed her to buy any garment to enhance her femininity.

The passion for vintage clothes led her to specialize her study at the College in fashion history, abandoning the idea of becoming a dancer.

In the nineties his career as a stripper began in a striptease place, at nineteen, where he distinguished himself for class and originality. He loved to create numbers inspired by the style of the forties that he particularly admired: hair styled to the hive, gloves up to the elbow, corsets and garters.

At the beginning of his career he also participated in some softcore films, as well as two hardcore films with a lesbian/fetish theme.

Von Teese has achieved a certain level of recognition in the fetish world as a tightlacer. Through the use of a corset for many years, it had reduced its waist to 22 inches (56 cm) and can be fastened up to 16.5 inches.

In 1999, 2001 and December 2002 she posed for the American magazine Playboy, a cover that made her known throughout the United States, as well as appearing on the covers of Marquis and Bizarre, the largest and most famous fetish magazines. In 2005 she posed for Vivienne Westwood's campaign with her husband Marilyn Manson, walked for Moschino and Jean-Paul Gaultier and acted as a testimonial for the lingerie brands Agent Provocateur and Frederick's of Hollywood. In 2006 he released a "double sided" photo album entitled Burlesque and the Art of the Teese / Fetish and the Art of the Teese.

Her burlesque career has included some memorable performances. She once appeared at a benefit for the New York Academy of Art wearing nothing but $5 million worth of diamonds. Additionally, Von Teese became the first guest star at the Crazy Horse cabaret club in Paris with her appearance in October 2006. In 2006, Von Teese appeared on an episode of America's Next Top Model doing a workshop to teach the contestants about sensuality by means of burlesque dancing and posing. In 2007, Von Teese performed at the adult entertainment event Erotica 07 in London alongside Italian rock band Belladonna.

Louboutin has created several models inspired by her over time, since she is a great fan of heels and on the occasion of the burlesque tour that 'has seen protagonist on the world stages has created a particular shoe, obviously with the iconic red sole.

Ghostwriter: Dark side of Barbie

Credits images: from web


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