Dita interviewed at Van Cleef & Arpels‘ redesigned Fifth Avenue Flagship Maison, New York City, December 10, 2013.
Dita interviewed at the Performing Arts Inaugural Gala, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, October 16, 2013.
Very busy at the moment. I haven’t had time to post news individually this week, so here is a summary:
Huffington Post: Daring to be Different with Dita Von Teese
Mynxii White’s Blog: It’s Official! Dita Von Teese To Appear in NY For Obliphica Professional
E! Online: Exclusive Clip: ‘Dukes of Melrose’ (video)
Tuesday evening, an intimate crowd took over the private upper room of The Lion for a “a night of fantasy & temptation” with Dita Von Teese in honor of her new beauty and lingerie collection for HSN, which goes on sale April 23. Catherine Malandrino and Amy Sacco played dress up with lace eye masks, while Hannah Bronfman caught up with Chelsea Leyland at a balcony table. Between sips of a cucumber and vodka concoction, Von Teese chatted about her first garter—age 14, people—working as a bra fitter at 15, and the joys of eating while wearing a corset.
Into The Gloss, Dita Von Teese
October 22, 2012
“I like having makeup on; I like the discipline it requires.”
“People always ask me what my main occupation is. It’s not actress; it’s not model. I guess burlesque dancer is my favorite title because I get the most satisfaction out of that… I guess. And I have the most ambition for creating my shows and performing in them. I think a lot of people probably don’t know that I don’t have a glam squad and that I am self-styled—it’s all me. Continue reading…
Try this on for size: Did you know that Dita Von Teese’s waist is 22 itsy-bitsy inches, but can contract down to 16.5 with the yank of a corset’s rope? And that’s hardly the most impressive asset the badass of burlesque’s got to flaunt. The martini-glass and powder-compact acts rev you up, turn you on … and the impeccable costuming practically hurls you to scratch that vintage-shopping itch. Well, DVT’s proved over the years that she’s got a mind that spins as fast as those tassels (leaving Marilyn Manson may have been the first evidence!), and she’s capitalized on her now-renowned retro flair with a limited-edition line of finery that anyone can wear.
An excerpt from the interview…
Dita Von Teese on The Wendy Williams Show
New York City
October 16, 2012