Miss Olive Presents: Dita Von Teese hosts Cocktail Masterclass at Cointreau Prive

Miss Olive Presents: Dita Von Teese hosts Cocktail Masterclass at Cointreau Prive
by Miss Olive
December 3, 2011

Jeff Spicer/Cointreau Dita Von Teese

Dita Von Teese is hosting a cocktail making masterclass to celebrate the launch of her new cocktail lounge, Cointreau Prive, would you like to attend? Hmm. Yes please.

Tuesday evening may have been the official launch of the Cointreau Prive at 215 Picadilly, but Thursday saw Dita Von Teese and a handful of bloggers take part in an exclusive cocktail making masterclass, lead by none other than Ms. Teese herself. Guests at the launch may have been treated to one of Dita’s famed burlesque acts, but we got her up close and personal – and her tips on making the perfect cocktail – Cointreau based of course.

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A glimpse at the glamorous life of Dita Von Teese

The Telegraph: A glimpse at the glamorous life of Dita Von Teese
As burlesque star Dita Von Teese opens her pop-up speakeasy in the heart of London, she speaks to The Telegraph about being a low-maintenance girl, and gave us a peek at her saucy opening night performance.

Little Bird Fashion: The Day I Met Dita

Little Bird Fashion: The Day I Met Dita
by Jen Holmes
Monday, 5 December 2011

It’s not every day I get to say “oh, hello Dita Von Teese”…

Last Thursday, however, was a little different. I was invited to an evening at the Cointreau Privé pop-up lounge, hosted by the lady herself.

After walking up and down Piccadilly numerous times and seeking the assistance of no less than three supposed southerners who had no idea, I finally located the venue, tucked away beneath the bustle of the city. The lounge is a sumptuous affair, draped in red velvet with some lovely art deco touches and just the right number of glittering chandeliers.

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Psynopsis: The Dita Teese

Psynopsis: The Dita Teese
by Sabine
December 4, 2011

When the invitations to take part in an intimate cocktail making class with Dita von Teese were sent out I bet the RSVPs came back quicker than you can say ‘Cointreau Privé’ – which is the newest, time-limited, members only cocktail lounge* in London, styled after the art deco home and ambassadored by the owner of what must be the slimmest waist (22in, can be laced down to 16.5in!) in the world.

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Dita Von Teese by Keffer

Dita Von Teese by Keffer
You may recall the first three photos from the original Cointreau Privé in Paris. These are slightly higher resolution. The black and whites are from the photographer’s websites; The Night Day and Kround.

Best shoot experience?
“The one with Dita Von Teese was very very nice.”

- Keffer