New York Family: Five Questions For Dita Von Teese

New York Family: Five Questions For Dita Von Teese
September 25, 2014
by Mia Weber

We caught up with the iconic burlesque star and designer Dita Von Teese as she celebrated the launch of her Von Follies collection at Destination Maternity

Dita Vin Teese on the red carpet with our senior editor Mia Weber.

Dita Vin Teese on the red carpet with our senior editor Mia Weber.

Last week, on Tuesday September 23, the Destination Maternity Flagship Store got the retro-glam treatment as burlesque maven, fashion designer, and beauty icon Dita Von Teese stopped by to celebrate the launch of the Von Follies by Dita Von Teese for Destination Maternity capsule lingerie collection.

The seven-piece collection (which costs approximately $39-55)—which features limited edition bras and panties made just for new and expectant moms—is an extension of Dita’s popular Von Follies line. The look is fierce and feminine with retro touches. The regular “combines retro glamour with flirtatious touches” in Dita’s signature ‘50s pinup style—and the new maternity collection is no different. Styles in the capsule collection are crafted with soft stretch satin and beautiful lace and ribbon details, and includes bras with and without underwire, detachable cups for breast feeding, and a clip-down feature; all panties are designed with a subtle control panel.
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Dita Von Teese at Destination Maternity NYC

 

Here are some untagged, high resolution photos from the Destination Maternity event.

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Dita Von Teese Lingerie Launch at Destination Maternity NYC

Von Follies for Destination Maternity
Destination Maternity, New York City
September 23, 2014

More photos from this event are available at Getty, Image Collect and Photo Shelter.

Dita Von Teese at Bloomingdales San Fran

Drew Altizer Photography has 460 photos from the recent Bloomingdales event. Prints are available from $8.95 for a 4×6 to $24.95 for an 8×12. If you attended the event, you might even find a snap of yourself in there. There are also pics of the entire Strip Strip Hooray cast, as they also attended the event. Full resolution photos are also available for download – $39 for personal use and $50 for commercial use.

Elle.com: Why Dita Von Teese Designed Sexy Bras for New Moms

Elle.com: Why Dita Von Teese Designed Sexy Bras for New Moms
by Ashley Terrill

Burlesque bombshell Dita Von Teese may be having a change of heart when it comes to motherhood. Previously, the 41-year-old said of having children, “Maybe it’s in the cards for me or maybe it isn’t, but it doesn’t diminish me as a human being if it’s not.” The provocateur is now reconsidering her ambivalence. “It’s definitely been something that’s on my mind,” she tells ELLE.com. “It’s one of the things that came up in my life; I’ve been thinking about it a lot about since I created this line.”
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Dita Von Teese chats to Racked SF

Racked: Dita Von Teese Talks Us Through Her Bedazzling Process
Wednesday, September 10, 2014, by Robyn Hagan Cain

Any planned vacation or down time?
“It’s my birthday right when I get done, so I think I’m going to go camping.””

Camping? Surely she means Glamping.

On The Racked: Dita Von Teese’s Favorite Places; Target Collab Tips; Trevor Traina’s Fashion Dream Day; More!
Wednesday, September 10, 2014, by Lamar Anderson

San Fran SSH & Bloomingdales

San Fransisco Bay Guardian: Catching up with burlesque star and fashion icon Dita Von Teese
by Sean McCourt

“When I started making these shows, I started styling myself after retro looks because I felt that I couldn’t relate to any Victoria’s Secret models, or Sports Illustrated swimsuit models. That’s part of why I look to icons of the past like Marlene Dietrich, and Marilyn Monroe and Betty Grable — I felt that created glamour was something I could maybe capture the spirit of.”

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Dita Von Teese greeted fans at Bloomingdales in Westfield Centre on Tuesday, September 9, at 6 pm. Hopefully there will be photos soon!