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Dita Von Teese was born Heather Sweet in West Branch, Michigan. She grew up fascinated with old Hollywood, all things vintage and pin-up.
Her passions led to her first job in a lingerie shop at the age of 15. In 1992 she began her striptease career and hasn’t looked back since. Burlesque has been her doorway to stardom and beyond.
She is now the most high profile burlesque dancer in the world and has built her entrepreneurial empire around her brand. Follow every poised move with Dita Von Teese news live.
September 10, 2017
Dita Von Teese made a rare appearance on the New York Fashion Week runway for Philipp Plein. link text has all the news on her catwalk burlesque performance.
August 30, 2017
While promoting her latest burlesque shows, Dita Von Teese aired some grievances with the press circuit. According to HelloGiggles, she’s sick and tired of sexist questions about her age.
She said, “I find it so short-sighted. What’s the alternative? Die young? Would you ask me this if I were a man? Are you wondering whether I’m worried about getting old? Yes, I am; we all are.”
July 19, 2017
June 29, 2017
The latest Dita Von Teese burlesque tour takes her acts from past and present. She spoke to The Orange County Register about which ones made the cut.
May 3, 2017
Dita Von Teese performed this week at the S.E.X. Soirée in Los Angeles. She said, “Anytime I get asked to perform at a fetish themed party for women only, I’m in.” Read all about it on W.
March 20, 2016
It has been announced that a documentary about cult icon and burlesque dancer, Tura Satana is raising funds on Kickstarter. Dita Von Teese is set to star alongside the likes of John Waters and Margaret Cho. We cannot Wait! [Edit: They have reached their goal!]
Watch our film inspired by the amazing life of Tura Satana.
March 18, 2017
The spectacular striptease, Undress to Kill is made of lights which the Parisienne cabaret venue is known for but not like this. It truly elevates the art form and is a must-see (below).
February 16, 2017
The new The Art of Teese tour is in full-swing and The Cut spoke to Dita about how she prepares. Did you know she wears full body makeup for her burlesque shows?
January 26, 2017
It’s less than a month to the launch of Dita Von Teese’s new burlesque show, The Art of Teese. It re-invents her previous acts and brings her Crazy Horse acts to an American audience.
She spoke to the Chicago Tribune about going from ballet obsessed Heather Sweet to her stage persona. She said, “I got to use all my ballet training in a different way, and I got ultimately what I fantasized about, which was not dancing, but beautiful costumes and wearing tiaras and being backstage and having spotlights on me and overcoming my shyness.”
December 8, 2016
December 3, 2016
The latest Dita Von Teese burlesque tour, The Art of Teese
launches in February 2017 and promo is in full swing. Dita discusses costuming and her coveted shoe collection with Footwear News.
(Image from Footwear News)
November 30, 2016
November 3, 2016
Long-term collaborator and fashion brand, Wheels & Dollbaby once again are teaming up with Dita Von Teese. This time for a cardigan collection. See Yahoo! for more.
October 31, 2016
October 28, 2016
Dita Von Teese cut a gorgeous shape at the amfAR Inspiration Gala at Milk Studios in Los Angeles. Talk about gown envy, see Celeb Mafia for more.
October 25, 2016
The next Dita Von Teese burlesque show will be at the Great Gatsby Halloween Party happening this Friday in West Hollywood at Hills Penthouse. If you just can’t wait for that news, she has fortunately been doing the rounds in LA.
Most recently, Dita Von Teese showed up at the Kilian x Loree dinner hosted by Cher. The scented jewellery brand designed by Loree Rodkin and Kilian Hennessy launched on the West Coast. The Daily Mail shared the deets.
If, like us, you’re missing the usual Dita Von Teese antics, take a look back at her lingerie campaign.
October 24, 2016
Another day, another glamorous red carpet event for Dita Von Teese as she attended the second annual InStyle Awards. She made an appearance in support of her friend, hairstylist Danilo who created the iconic Lady Gaga hair-bow.
She wore a gorgeous Ulyana Sergeenko smoking jacket dress that everyone is talking about. Trust us we have the Google Alerts to prove it. Get the scoop on HelloGiggles.
October 23, 2016
Dita Von Teese met her hero (and ours), Elvira Mistress of the Dark at Knotts Scary Farm. Just, saying, you have to see the pics on Instagram.
October 20, 2016
Dita Von Teese was spotted in Dolce and Gabbana at the Jo Malone London Girl party at Chateau Marmont in Hollywood. Karen Elson held the vent to celebrate joining the British fragrance company.
The event was hosted by model and fellow Jo Malone London girl, Poppy Delevingne who introduced Karen. Dita Von Teese also told the LA Times about her fondness for fashion designer, Jenny Packham.
September 15, 2016
The new Tempest Storm documentary is released following the life of burlesque’s most enduring performer. Watch the trailer starring Von Teese below.
September 3, 2016
Dita Von Teese performed at a charity event in East Hampton, New York to help tackle homelessness and HIV/AIDs. Labor of Love: The Hamptons 2016 was held by Housing Works and The Points Guy. Just Jared shared pics.
(Image from Just Jared)
July 27, 2016
Over 100 celebrities signed a letter against Donald Trump as part of MoveOn.org’s ‘United Against Hate’ campaign. The names included Dita Von Teese.
They vowed to, “Use the power of our voice and the power of our vote to defeat Donald Trump and the hateful ideology he represents.” Get the full story on Refinery29.
June 4, 2016
Dita Von Teese kicks off her Australian tour in Sydney at the Luna Park Big Top with a sold-out burlesque show. Then Burlesque: Strip Strip Hooray! goes to Brisbane on Monday (June 6th) and Wednesday (June 8th). The tour continues on to Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.
She also took a moment to speak to The Daily Telegraph. Dita said, “The thing I’d like to be known for is my role in the resurgence of burlesque.”
She added, “I want my legacy to be about promoting glamour and helping people believe they can be whoever they want to be and live the life that they want to live.
“What I’m really most proud of is the show as a whole, the message of diversity in beauty and sensuality, that is what I aim to do.”
March 15, 2016
The Dita Von Teese Crazy Horse collaboration is back in celebration of their 65th anniversary. She will perform 33 sold-out shows between now and 30th March.
Aptly named, Dita’s Crazy Show, it promises the be an unmissable extravaganza with the LA burlesque dancer given creative control. Read our review of the latest Crazy Horse Dita Von Teese shenanigans.
(Image from Paris Capitale)
February 26, 2016
The songs include some of her own vocals like her friends at Le Crazy Horse. There the performers lip-sync to tracks they’ve recorded.
Get a taste with her beautifully breathy vocals on this cover of Mae West ‘A Guy What Takes His Time’. You can also pick up your very own copy from 12on12.
December 11, 2015
Almost ten years ago Dita Von Teese was the first guest appearance on Le Crazy Horse Stage. Now they have confirmed that she will be returning to their spotlight.
In March 2016 she will help them celebrate their 65th anniversary and has been given free reign to design the show. See Crazy Horse for more.
Watch Dita Von Teese Crazy Horse round one.
December 3, 2015
We’ve been talking about the Dita Von Teese beauty book for three years and it’s finally here! The wait is over and now Your Beauty Mark: The Ultimate Guide to Eccentric Glamour is available on Amazon. Shhh! We’re reading.
November 10, 2015
Dita Von Teese is set to make an appearance on TV show, Steampunk’d, this month. Unsurprisingly, she was full of body positivity, according to Monsters and Critics.
She said, “There’s a story about one of my friends, Suzanne von Aichinger, who’s this major, major model from the ’90s but had a very different, unique profile – a larger nose.”
Dita added, “I’m really trying to show people that what makes us different makes us interesting and beautiful and often leads us to rise above all the natural-born beauties of the world.” Here here!
More Inspirational Women in the news this month.
July 6, 2015
It’s the height of summer which has stirred up controversy over advertising towards women. The “bikini body” ideal is now being tested. This month Dita chimed in on the issue in Hello!.
She said, “Forget that beach body ready stuff; find role models that you can actually aspire to look like and appreciate different types of beauty.” That’s exactly what we love to do.
June 5, 2015
Dita Von Teese has announced the release of her new Von Follies by Dita Von Teese bra. The ‘Glorified Girl’ is available from Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s and Bare Necessities.
It was also awarded the highly coveted accolade of making our top fashion Instagram posts. You’re welcome.
(Image from Dita Von Teese)
May 26, 2015
On the Dita Von Teese annual pilgrimage to Cannes she made a stop-over in London. Dita Von Teese launched her new lingerie line, Femme Fatale exclusive to Harrods.
If you’re not too opposed you can find out more on The Daily Mail. Although, there’s even more exciting news as her upcoming book Your Beauty Mark comes out in December!
More Inspirational Women who’ve got us talking this May.
May 7, 2015
To celebrate the launch of the W Beijing Chang’an hotel Dita Von Teese has designed burlesque performances for their Rock The Empire Global Tour. See Jing Daily to find out which of W’s 45 properties the burlesque shows will visit.
We love that Dita Von Teese is celebrating the world of burlesque and supporting fellow performers.
The other Inspirational Women fighting the good fight this April.
March 30, 2015
The New York Post shared that Dita is teaming up with Canyon Ranch, the health and wellness brand. She’ll be offering an exploration into sensuality, seduction and female empowerment including classes in the art of modern burlesque. Where do we sign up!?
Then Dita Von Teese appeared in another music video. She once again joined her friends Monarchy, much to our delight. You can read more on Dazed and watch the video here.
February 27, 2015
Dita told News.com.au her opinions on how sex appeal isn’t skin deep. She said, “There’s a lot of focus we put on youth and traditional beauty but the women with the real power are the women who have taken time to cultivate other aspects of their lives.” (Also, look out for the request she received from Fifty Shades of Grey.)
Our favourite Women in the News this month.
December 30, 2014
Dita Von Teese has teamed up with Christian Louboutin to create a lingerie capsule collection. The seven-piece range called XXXtian is set to be a limited edition and exclusive to Glamuse.com. See WWD for more.
(Image from Glamour)
See our News Roundup for which lovely ladies have been making headlines.
November 26, 2014
Von Teese has now enlisted the cast of her burlesque show to promote her lingerie line. In San Francisco this month the Burlesque: Strip Strip Hooray! performers posed in her collection.
The sexy ensemble includes fellow fabulous burlesque dancers Perle Noire and Dirty Martini. Find out more about the in-store appearance at Bloomingdale’s on SFGate.
The Women in the News to watch this month.
November 10, 2014
LA burlesque dancer, Dita Von Teese has once again spoken about how burlesque offers a different form of sensuality. She also called it absolutely feminist. The Huffington Post has the scoop.
Dita Von Teese also joined a star-studded cast of alternative entertainment in the latest Die Antwoord music video. Even her ex-hubby Marilyn Manson makes an appearance. Watch ‘Ugly Boy’ here.
October 3, 2014
Dita Von Teese has responded to the mixed reaction received after the release of her Von Follies maternity line. See the full interview on Elle.
She said, “Some people solely think beautiful lingerie is for sex, and they can’t understand why someone would wear beautiful things if no one is looking. But then, there’s a whole bunch of us out there who believe in honouring ourselves whether someone is watching or not. Why wouldn’t a new mother enjoy her lingerie, too?”
(Image from Elle)
More Inspirational Women in the news this month.
September 5, 2014
In some exciting news, LA Magazine offered a list of things you may not know about Dita Von Teese. Fans won’t be shocked by most of the details but…
Dita Von Teese said, “I want to [put out a DVD] with everything filmed properly so anyone who didn’t see the show will understand what it’s about. My goal is to document my work right now as it comes time for me to evolve into my next phase.” We don’t want her to leave the spotlight but we certainly would watch her in it.
Burlesque News to talk about this month.
August 17, 2014
In a surprise turn there’s a new Von Follies maternity collection. It includes nursing bras and post-partum panties, according to the Inquisitr.
Plus, Dita Von Teese lingerie has another upcoming collaboration with Bloomingdale’s. Watch this video for more.
July 3, 2014
Dita Von Teese has been ploughing ahead with more tour dates and even more Von Follies lingerie. It’s time she had a much-needed break.
This month she did just that but it wouldn’t be Dita without the deets. She shared her spa secrets on The Telegraph Luxury and we got to live vicariously through her relaxation.
The Inspirational Women we’ve been talking about this month.
May 30, 2014
Dita Von Teese has been doing her red carpet thang. She has been spotted on her yearly trip to Cannes. Just see E! Online for all the stunning images.
She also posed on the red carpet in Zac Posen this month and with the suave fashion designer himself. Perez Hilton has the goss on their Met Gala appearance.
Get your dose of Feel-Good News for this month.
April 25, 2014
Dita Von Teese has hooked up wth eyewear brand Dita Inc. again for more vintage inspired styles, according to WWD. Not to mention a trip to Coachella, a keynote address and Strip Strip Hooray!
March 4, 2014
Much to our dismay, Dita has announced plans for her semi-retirement from the art of burlesque dancing in 2015. Hearts everywhere break.
She has, however, revealed that burlesque shows in both Paris and London could be in the pipeline so we hold out hope. Watch the video and don’t give up the dream.
January 29, 2014
Dita Von Teese made a surprise appearance at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week 2014. She starred as muse and model in the Jean Paul Gaultier fashion show.
The line was inspired by burlesque dancers and showgirls so what better woman to walk the runway. The butterfly Dita Von Teese Jean Paul Gaultier dress has to be seen.
October 7, 2013
New items have been added to the Von Follies by Dita Von Teese collection for AW13. See the LA burlesque dancer modelling the lingerie line.
There’s a long-line corset and equally stunning two-piece that have set out hearts aflutter. Plus, the beautiful black lace items are just in time for Halloween.
August 13, 2013
The Dita Von Teese burlesque shows are where she made her name and they’re only going from strength to strength. The haute couture costumes and amount of Swarovski crystals give us all the envy.
Our latest pictorial of the Dita Von Teese tour takes you through each burlesque routine. Serious striptease, sensational props and so much more.
(Image from Todd Williamson)
July 9, 2013
In July 2013 the Von Follies by Dita Von Teese lingerie line for SS13 is finally all available. Months of teasing and now it’s here. All of it!
As per usual, you can see the woman herself modelling Von Follies lingerie and now we can just wait for the next lot.
June 29, 2013
It may surprise many fans of burlesque dancing to know that Dita Von Teese has never competed at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender. This competition is the biggest and most prestigious in the industry.
This year, however, she made her first appearance to present her bestie with an award. Two-time Miss Exotic World winner, Catherine D’Lish, received yet another title.
Get all the juicy details in our Burlesque News roundup.
June 22, 2013
Le Crazy Horse is arguably the most notorious Paris cabaret club which has seen such celebrity guests as Pamela Anderson. Though, the first to grace their stage was Dita Von Teese.
Now one of their performers, Lada Nikolska, is joining Dita on tour with the famous Leçon d’érotisme routine. To celebrate look back at Dita Von Teese Crazy Horse.
June 5, 2013
Recently, we’ve been teased with images from the Dita lingerie collection. We can’t wait to see the whole line!
Watch her modelling the Von Follies by Dita Von Teese range.
May 31, 2013
It’s that time of year again when Dita Von Teese makes her annual trip to the Cannes Film Festival. She performed burlesque dancing and made an impact on the red carpet. Head here for the pics.
She also spoke to Beautylish about the faux pas that led to her signature scent. Watch the interview here.
May 20, 2013
For an added dose of Dita deliciousness we’ve been celebrating her vamp side. See the burlesque gifs that we can’t stop
looking at sharing.
April 10, 2013
Dita Von Teese made our list of top ten must-have burlesque books. These are wonderful reads for fans and performers alike. She talks burlesque history and her life in the industry.
April 29, 2013
The latest Thirty Seconds To Mars music video has been released starring Dita Von Teese burlesque dancing. She appears in the video performing her raunchy Rhinestone Cowgirl act.
It’s always good to see a woman celebrating her own sexuality especially one who’s age appropriate to the musicians. Just saying. Watch ‘Up In The Air’ here.
March 25, 2013
All new pics of Von Follies by Dita Von Teese have been released. We just can’t get enough of this underwear line.
March 21, 2013
The Dita lingerie collection is expanding into more countries and is available from more outlets than ever. Now, the American release date has been announced as April 23.
She has also been making headlines by wearing the first 3D printed dress. The revealing number certainly got attention. Get all the Dita Von Teese news.
(Image from Gizmodo)
February 26, 2013
The initial fashion campaign images for Von Follies by Dita Von Teese SS16 collection have been released. We’ve got the Dita Von Teese photos to prove it.
February 12, 2013
Valentine’s Day is looming and we’ve been sharing Dita Von Teese’s advice with men for lingerie shopping. Who better to know what makes women feel sexy.
February 8, 2013
Singer, Katy Perry has spoken about plans for her own clothing range and name-dropped Dita Von Teese as an inspiration. Who wouldn’t?
We take a look at the Dita Von Teese clothing line to see what the capsule collection has to offer.
February 5, 2013
We get a glimpse behind-the-scenes of the Dita Von Teese burlesque show, Strip Strip Hooray! See the amazing burlesque costumes that will be on show.
January 17, 2013
Dita Von Teese teams up with London-based band Monarchy featuring in their song ‘Disintegration’ and video. Learn more about the music video and watch it here.
December 10, 2012
The Dita Von Teese capsule collection becomes available in the UK. It consists of the little black dresses of our dreams. See Vogue for more details.
September 28, 2012
Dita Von Teese launched a makeup range with ArtDeco available at Debenhams. We shared our top five Dita Von Teese beauty tips to nail the look.
June 14, 2012
If you haven’t heard, there’s now a Dita Von Teese hologram in conjunction with Christian Louboutin. Now they’ve released a making-of Dita Von Teese video.
(Image from Vimeo)
May 3, 2012
Perfume expert, Odette Toilette, gives us the low-down on the new Dita Von Teese fragrance.
May 1, 2012
Dita teamed up with her long-time friend, Christian Louboutin, for his London exhibition. They created the Dita Von Teese hologram. Yes, that’s a thing.
She’s seen twirling and transforming into those famous red sole shoes. Watch her in action.
May 1, 2012
Dita Von Teese has arrived in our hometown for the UK launch of her perfume at Liberty London. The high-end department store has seen a line out the door.
The shop is known for catering to niche and luxury consumers. We can see this being a match made in heaven.
March 13, 2012
L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Week has seen Dita take to the runway to showcase her new lingerie line. The Von Follies by Dita Von Teese collection.
The fashion show saw women of different shapes and sizes walk the runway alongside the burlesque star. A woman after our own hearts.
The range will first be released by Target in Australia but here’s hoping it comes closer to our doors soon. Watch Dita and co in action.
February 22, 2012
Dita is the face of orange liqueur brand, Cointreau, and has now created a video series with them. This sees burlesque cocktails with a Von Teese twist.
Sprinkle a little magic on your cocktail hour with this cocktail recipe.
January 12, 2012
Dita Von Teese is set to launch and model her own lingerie line in Melbourne sold at Target. Find out what Von Follies by Dita Von Teese promises.
November 24, 2011
Dita spoke to Vogue about body image. She said, “I don’t try to tell people I’m naturally anything. I’m not going to tell you that I eat pizza all day and look like this – I don’t.”
She continued, “I work hard to maintain a glamorous look and to tell women that they can achieve it too. We all want to have a plump, juicy and luscious figures – I just try hard to stay fit.”
Even more Dita Von Teese News for this month.
November 15, 2011
We’re looking forward to the arrival of the Dita Von Teese London speakeasy in Piccadilly at the end of November 2011. It’s based on her home and Paris pop-up bar imbued with vintage glamour.
Since her collaboration with liqueur brand, Cointreau, it’s no surprise that Dita would bring the two together in this way. Get all the details on Dita Von Teese in London.
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