Women in the News Roundup December 2014

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Women in News

This is the latest instalment in our monthly women in news roundup. We’ve got famous and influential women, burlesque news and of course celeb stalking Dita Von Teese. It’s your one-stop-shop for all the inspiring and titillating women’s news.

Women in the News Roundup December 2014

We look to strong and influential women as our inspiration. Likewise, the world of burlesque and the woman who fuses the two, Dita Von Teese.

Now we’re combining all these elements in our news roundup to give you one quick and easy way to catch up on women in news. Hold onto your pasties because there’s a lot going on.

Famous Women in the News

Women in News

(Image from Vanity Fair)

As Christmas approached we found the perfect present to add to our wishlist. Now there’s a bionic bra that adjusts when your boobs move, see Taxi for more.

Fortunately, these weren’t the only cleavage enhancers that caught our attention. Yahoo shared the history of nipple tassels in pop culture.

Continuing with the pop culture theme, LOVE magazine has been sharing their advent calendar with appearances from current ‘It’ girl, Kendall Jenner. Not to be left out, momager Kris Jenner got in on the act as they danced around in their underwear.

Day 23: Kendall and Kris Jenner by Doug Inglish from LOVE on Vimeo.
 

See: Our Favourite Pin-up and Burlesque Christmas Pictures [NSFW].

Burlesque News

Women in News

(Image from The Huffington Post)

This month the Huffington Post covered An Evening with Bettie Page from Pin-Ups For Vets. They aim to raise money for hospitalised veterans and deployed troops whilst celebrating the pin-up queen. We love a burly good cause and the pics are worth a look too.

In more good news, ABC noted that A Bur-Less-Q Nutcracker who won the eighth annual 2014 Goldstar National Nutcracker Award. They beat 70 other productions to the coveted prize. Bravo!

Enjoy more triumphs of the year with Riverfront Times and year in St.Louis burlesque. Likewise, Leslie Zemeckis of Behind the Burly Q shared her twelve days of Burlesque on HuffPost.

The closure of London burlesque club, Madame Jojo’s, on the other hand, has ignited a battle for London’s lively Soho, according to Newser. It’s set to continue into the New Year as protesters fight against gentrification.

Rather than ending the year on that troubling note, why not enjoy the tit twerking Sara X. This year she presents a very Sara Xmas. Enjoy!

Women in News

(Burlesque gif from K969)

See: The Best of New Years Eve Burlesque.

Dita Von Teese News

Women in News

(Image from Glamour)

Raven-haired entrepreneur, Dita Von Teese has now teamed up with Christian Louboutin to create a lingerie capsule collection. The seven-piece range called XXXtian is set to be limited edition and exclusive to Glamuse.com. See WWD for more.

Dita Von Teese also appeared at Julien’s Auctions in honour of Gypsy Rose Lee , according to Broadway World. As she straddles two worlds we can’t wait to see what 2014 holds for this burlesque queen.

Check out the Top Burlesque News Stories 2014.

Burlexe is a sensational London burlesque show inspired by the women who created the genre and perform the art. It fuses burlesque performance with storytelling, dancing with acting.

(Main image from Glamour)