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Plus, an exclusive first look at her new beauty book.
If Dita Von Teese is going to write a beauty book, it’s not going to be centered on her signature feline flick or classic crimson lips (though she touches on both). No, the burlesque star and red-carpet mainstay who is rarely, if ever, seen looking anything short of flawless (even upon exiting Pilates) wants to get real with the readers in her 400-page tome fittingly dubbed Your Beauty Mark—but not too real. “I’ve always felt that creating glamour is an art form and it’s different from God-given beauty,” said Von Teese in an interview with Style.com. “It’s a little bit like someone putting on their drag. We all have this opportunity to style ourselves the way we want to be seen, and sometimes it’s vastly different from what we’re born with.” Hitting shelves December 1 and available for preorder now, this opus features photographers like Ellen von Unwerth, Ali Mahdavi, and Peter Lindbergh alongside the sultry burlesque star’s sage advice on a myriad of topics—including brow shaping, skincare, nutrition, plastic surgery…and nipple hair. (Then again, the bombshell previously dedicated an entire book to fetishes, so she isn’t exactly one to tiptoe around subjects deemed taboo.) “My book isn’t just: Here’s what you should do. My book is very much: This is how it makes me feel; maybe it will make you feel the same way. Or maybe it won’t! It’s very open and respectful of people’s individuality,” she explained. And in an age where the lines are continually blurred in terms of gender and sexuality, perhaps the prim-and-proper beauty space needs a little bit of a shake-up, too. And who better to encourage people to “break the beauty rules” and be yourself (no matter how much maquillage that entails) than a woman with enough confidence to twirl around in a human-size martini glass in nothing but Swarovski-studded pasties and stilettos? Here, Von Teese explains why the paparazzi will never catch her without red lipstick, how Phil Donahue changed her life, and why nobody can “strip her of her glamour”…unless it’s Halloween.
Editorial Shoots > Photoshoots > 2015 > Session #4
HOMEGROWN, flame-haired beauty Tiah Eckhardt will open the 2015 Telstra Perth Fashion Festival and American burlesque star Dita Von Teese will close it, in what’s set to be a high-voltage week of floor-grazing gowns, sequin detailing and empiric headpieces.
The program for the sizzling September event was officially launched on Tuesday, before a glamour-packed audience of models, designers, stylists, photographers and fashion lovers.
Jagged haircuts and tailored silhouettes watched on as 13 local models revealed 13 looks by 13 designers, all of whom will be featured during the six day event.