Posts tagged "dita von teese"

Frisky Q&A: Dita Von Teese Talks Vintage Shopping, Tabloids, And Not Performing For Men

It's no secret we've got a major crush on burlesque performer Dita Von Teese. What's not to love? She's got a bitchin' wardrobe (and an assistant who takes care of her clothes!), an incredible job, and more confidence than we've seen in, well ... anyone! Dita was kind enough to talk to us recently about…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 27, 2010

Dita Von Teese Was Supposed To Be Dita Von Treese

Heather Renee Sweet is Dita Von Teese's birth name, but how did she come up with her moniker that's perfect for burlesque? Well, back when she was just a mere 19-year-old stripper, she started going by the name Dita, which she adopted after watching a silent film. When Dita posed for Playboy in the mid-'90…

By: Annika Harris / April 2, 2010

Quotable: Dita Says Beauty Does A Brain Good

"The most important thing to remember is that there can be no real definition of beauty ... that old saying that beauty is 'in the eye of the beholder' is the truth. Being true to yourself and using what you've got it the best way, I'm really just a girl who is enhancing what she'…

By: Susannah Breslin / March 6, 2010

Get Some Shut-Eye With Dita

Ever fashionable and classy-styled Dita von Teese is bringing her aesthetic to the bedroom, thanks to Moschino. The retro queen, known for her red lips and soft Hollywood curls, put her design mind to work to create a limited-edition sleep mask for the brand. In the end, Dita fashioned a pink silk-satin eye mask with…

By: Bianca Posterli / February 4, 2010

Quotable: Dita Von Teese Has A Way More Exciting Job Than You

"I hired trip ropers for roping lessons for my cowgirl show. I hired a bull rider to teach me how to ride my mechanical-bull lipstick. And yeah, I smoked opium the traditional way to 'get a feel' for my Opium Den show. Research!"—Burlesque star Dita Von Teese on how she preps for performances [Suicide Girls]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 9, 2010

Quotable: Dita Von Teese Is Not Your Typical Sex Symbol

“When I first started doing what I do, a lot of my fans were men. It is interesting the way it has shifted and the majority of my fans are women now. Probably 80 percent, but I can see why. I started thinking about that more over past several years why that is and I…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 1, 2010

Quotable: Dita Von Teese Doesn’t Understand Why “Stripper” Has A Negative Connotation

"I don’t mind being called [a stripper] because that is what I do, but I don't understand why there is such a taboo attached to it. Basically what I do is like an actress that has nude scenes in a movie, it's part of the role and its part of what my show is. It'…

By: Catherine Strawn / December 17, 2009

Quotable: Dita Von Teese Plays “Dress Up”

"Women like to see another kind of sex symbol that doesn’t fit into the blonde, tanned, California beach babe beauty. I can never fit into that role, so I think there are other women like me that say ‘no, me neither’...You can put on red lipstick and put on black gloves and you can curl…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 16, 2009

Get Dita’s Hair For The Holidays

Okay, we're not so naive that we think that using the hair products Dita von Teese is hawking on her website will make us look like the burlesque diva or anything, but we can be kind of excited about it as the perfect gift idea for girly fans. Little known fact: Dita's mama is a…

By: Erin Flaherty / December 5, 2009

Quotable: Dita Von Teese On Why She Appeals To Women

"They are attracted by the message I bring, I'm not about supermodel beauty, but more about natural beauty. The girls with black hair and pale skin, who don't look fantastic in a bikini, can see in me someone that supports them in their quest for a more alternative sensuality ... You can play dressing u…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 1, 2009

Hair Model Citizen: Dita Gives Good Head

Nobody works glamorous, 1940s pinup-girl style like the one and only Dita Von Teese. She gets an honorable citation today for denouncing the modern trend of sloppy 'dos by sticking with a classic formula that looks good on her every time. Here's how you can recreate the look: Treat slightly damp, towel-dried hair to a…

By: Erin Flaherty / October 5, 2009

Quick Pic: Dita Von Teese Has A Lady Harem

Pinup icon Dita Von Teese shows the rest of us how to work it, work it at the London launch of her eponymous lingerie line for Wonderbra. [9/23/09, London]…

By: Susannah Breslin / September 23, 2009

Quick Pick: Dita Gets Ready With A Finger Bang

OK, so it's the other kind of finger bang, but everything burlesque glamor girl Dita Von Teese does is sexy. And now Dita is the official spokesmodel for her own line of booze, "Cointreau Teese." Drink it all in, people! [Hollywood, 7/22/09]…

By: Simcha / July 23, 2009

We Could Wear A Tee Or Two From Designers Against AIDS

It takes a lot for us to be excited by clothes designed by celebs (we blame you, Jessica Simpson), but we could really get behind, not to mention inside, any one of these tees designed to raise money for HIV/AIDS prevention projects. H&M and Designers Against AIDS asked a bunch of celebs we love, like…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 8, 2009

Get In Dita Von Teese’s Pants (Or At Least Her Bra)

If there was ever a time to ditch your Gap Body bras and underwear, it's now. (Nothing against Gap underthings. They're supremely comfy, but they lack in the ME-ow! department.) The ever-so-seductive Dita Von Teese has a new collection of vintage-inspired bras and underwear by Wonderbra and they are H-O-T. You want them. The Grand…

By: Nina Carbone / April 25, 2009

Poll: Would You Take An Ex Back?

Marilyn Manson misses his ex-wife Dita Von Teese. Um, DUH! It took you two years and one Evan Rachel Wood to realize how good you had it?! According to Dita: “He’s been in touch a little. The apologies come, and he was like, 'I made a big mistake'. And I'm like, 'Yeah, yeah, I know.

By: Simcha / March 22, 2009

Dita Von Teese Strips And Sings

Burlesque star Dita Von Teese is working on an album. According to E! News, Von Teese said she signed a deal with Interscope Records in Europe and hopes to cover Irving Berlin's song "Lazy." It's possible that her album might not ever get to the States because she currently only has a record deal i…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 26, 2009

Dita Von Teese’s Valentine’s Day Tips

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Dita Von Teese has dished her saucy secrets on how we regular gals can show off our sex appeal like a pro! The glamour girl sat down with Fabulous mag and shared her smooth moves, and we busted out our pen and took some notes. Here’s what we learned…

By: Simcha / February 10, 2009

Who Should Prince Harry Date Next?

Chelsy Davy dumped Prince Harry. After five years together, she just couldn’t stand his lifestyle. WHAT?! Apparently she is the only woman in the world who doesn’t have the princess fantasy. While somebody should get her some Disney movies, STAT, we’ll speculate as to who would love to love Prince Harry next, after the jump...

By: Simcha / January 27, 2009