Dita Von Teese

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Dita Von Teese is the queen of burlesque. She is a dancer, fashion model, designer and entrepreneur.

Dita has a fascination with 1940s cinema and classic retro style.

She is a classically trained ballet dancer from an early age. She was later to incorporate this element into her burlesque shows, where she frequently goes en pointe.

In college Dita studied historic costuming and aspired to work as a stylist for period films. She is a trained costume designer, and she often designs the photoshoots herself.

Dita is also an occasional actress. She has appeared in the 2005 short film The Death of Salvador Dali, and also in the films Saint Francis and The Boom Boom Room. She has also appeared in a number of music videos.

Dita has appeared on numerous best-dressed lists and frequents the front row of fashion shows, particularly Christian Dior and Marc Jacobs. Labels she is often seen wearing.

She has also done catwalk work. She has modeled for Heatherette, Giambattista Valli, the Moschino diffusion label, Moschino Cheap & Chic, Jean Paul Gaultier.

Advertising & Endorsements

Additionally, Dita has starred in several ad campaigns. She appeared in Vivienne Westwood’s spring/summer 2005 collection adverts and became the face of Wheels and Dollbaby for their 2006/7 Spring/Summer advertising campaign.

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