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Thursday, September 24, 2009

Preview of Dita: Stripteese

Preview of Dita: StripteeseFamed photographer Sheryl Nields brings burlesque superstar Dita Von Teese to life in a series of flip books that capture the dancer's most intimate performances. A perfect collectible book for fans of Dita, classic burlesque devotees, or for anyone who loves a playful and beautifully packaged book, "Dita: Striptease" is an exquisite visual tribute to this one-of-a-kind performer, featuring three of her most beloved dances.

Martini Glass Show - Performed all over the world, the martini glass show is Dita's most famous burlesque act. Featuring her in her 'Diamonds in the Buff' costume, Dita performs a traditional striptease that culminates with her bathing herself in an oversize martini glass, complete with olive sponge.

Bird of Paradise Show - Inside a posh gilded Victorian birdcage, burlesque's brightest star reinvents the classic feather fan dance with two lush oversize feather fans of exotic, rare magenta pheasant feathers. In an extraordinary costume of beautifully curved feathers, Dita spins around on her golden perch, and treats audiences to an unforgettable wet and wild finale as sparkling water showers over her body.

Classic Striptease - This striptease features Dita dressed in a vintage suit complete with a veiled hat, seamed stockings, and sky-high stilettos. Audiences get a glimpse into Dita's personal wardrobe - and what she reveals underneath it!

Dita: Stripteese will be released on Nov 3, but is available for pre-order now from Amazon:

Pre-order Dita: Stripteese at Amazon

About Dita:
Dita Von Teese, the undisputed Queen of Burlesque, has appeared in Vanity Fair, Vogue, Elle, Playboy, and international issues of nearly every fashion magazine. Dita has performed at events ranging from Elton John's Life Ball and the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show to exclusive parties for Louis Vuitton, Christian Louboutin, Marc Jacobs, and Roland Mouret. Well-known for her elaborate props and costumes, Dita is in demand throughout the United States, as well as in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, and Hong Kong. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Marilyn Manson, and a menagerie of pets.

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