Dita Von Teese, Burlesque and the Art of the Teese.

From looking at Cabaret I decided to look into some modern applications of the style, the biggest name in this genre would noticeably be ex-wife of Marilyn Man

son and Pin-up model, Dita Von Teese. I borrowed Dita Von Teeses’ book from my girlfriend, entitled ‘Burlesque and the Art of the Teese/Fetish and the Art of the Teese’ – an interesting two-in-one book, in which in one half she talks about 1920’s to 1950’s fasion and what men wanted/what looked good and what was risque, and if you flip it over the other half is on the more secretive and taboo fettish material, and her inspiration gathered from these eras.

It also has some information on some of her favourite designers, pin-up idols, and fettish icons – such as Betty Page.

The following are a few scans I took from the book :]

The book also has some very nice photos, and more relevent to my studies the fonts and bordereds, as well as things like the layout of pages and colouring are very 50’s inspired. I particual

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