Recently, Journelle asked Dita Von Teese about her favourite places to visit in New York City. They are:
(1) Sleep No More (2) The Bowery Hotel (3) The Waverly Inn (4) The Smile Restaurant (5) The Russian Tea Room (6) Minetta Tavern (7) Ricky’s (8) The Carlyle Bar (Bemelman’s Bar) (9) Gramercy Hotel
Dita also shared her striptease tips with Journelle.
“My personal favorite seduction technique is to have it appear as though I am just ALWAYS that way, meaning I’m always wearing stockings and garters and I never mismatch my lingerie, whether I’m on a date or at a luncheon. I practice the art of seduction every single day, have never “changed into something sexy” for a man, and I indulge in beauty and sensuality every day, therefore making it easy for me.”
JOURNELLE: Divinely Dita: The Morning After
October 17, 2014
“As the Journelles are stumbling into our (freshly cleaned and organized!) office this morning, we can’t help but feel the lace-and-vodka-shaped void left from last night’s soirée. Lingerie, martinis, casual mingling with Dita Von Teese…we wouldn’t even believe it really happened if it weren’t for all the Polaroids lying around the office right now (and the lonely champagne flute found downstairs). Since this was a sneak peak of Dita’s SS15 collection, we can’t officially post pictures of the models or new looks, but we can tell you they were absolutely stunning. In the meantime, here are some other lovely scenes we captured last night.” – Journelle
E! ONLINE: Dita Von Teese Talks Having Kids, Maternity Lingerie Line & More!
by Lindsey Sirera and Jennifer Cooper
Wed., Oct. 22, 2014
“It’s just not always easy to find the right person to align yourself with and to make that decision to have a kid—especially with someone like me who’s made my living off of striptease for the past 20 years,” Von Teese told E! News while celebrating her new Von Follies collection at the Destination Maternity flagship store in New York. “It’s something I am defiantly thinking about; having a baby and wearing this collection.” – E!
InStyle: Happy Birthday, Dita Von Teese! You’ll Never Guess What the Burlesque Queen is Doing for Her 42nd Birthday…
September 28, 2014
By Katie Donbavand
Happy 42nd birthday, Dita Von Teese! The pin-up queen has had a busy year building her rhinestone-encrusted empire, which now includes four seductive perfumes, her Von Follies line of ravishing lingerie and an it’s-raining-glitter burlesque show, Strip Strip Hooray.
We caught up with the burlesque bombshell at a New York City event for her newly launched line of maternity lingerie with Destination Maternity—it includes a design as mythical as a unicorn: a glamorous nursing bra!
Read on to see how Dita’s spending her birthday, where she gets her design inspiration, and who was waiting for her back at her hotel.
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.
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.
Here are some untagged, high resolution photos from the Destination Maternity event.
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.
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.