DITA VON TEESE RUBBER
Dita on Teese began her career in a local strip club when she was eighteen. Disappointed with the lack of originality in all the other strippers' acts, Von Teese created a vintage-inspired outfit, with beehive hairstyle and elbow-length gloves coupled with a basque and seamed stockings, piquing the interest of the clientele.
Dita on the red carpet at the 2010 Life Ball in ViennaIt was during this time at the strip club that she began some glamour modeling, before she eventually became a fetish model. Her retro pin-up look, frequently emulating Bettie Page in photo shoots, set her apart from most other fetish models.
Her official website ( http://dita.net ) is often referred to as one of the first model sites on the internet
Dita Von Teese achieved some level of recognition in the fetish world as a tightlacer. Through the wearing of a corset for many years, she had reduced her natural waistline to 22 inches (56 cm), and can be laced down as far as 16.5 inches (42 cm). A thin person already, Von Teese stands at 5 ft 5" (165 cm.) and weighs 114 pounds (52 kg).
Von Teese appeared on a number of fetish magazine covers, including Bizarre and Marquis. It was around this time when she appeared on the cover of Midori's book, The Seductive Art of Japanese Bondage.Von Teese was featured in Playboy in 1999, 2001 and 2002, with a cover-featured pictorial in 2002.
Diata Von Teese is best known for her burlesque routines and is frequently dubbed "the Queen of Burlesque in the press. Von Teese began performing burlesque in 1992 and, as a proponent of New Burlesque, has helped to popularize its revival. In her own words, she "puts the tease back into striptease" with long, elaborate dance shows with props and characters, often inspired by 1930s and 1940s musicals and films. Some of her more famous dances have involved a carousel horse, a giant powder compact, a filigree heart and a clawfoot bathtub with a working shower head. Her feather fan dance, inspired by burlesque dancer Sally Rand, featured the world's largest feather fans, now on display in Hollywood's Museum Of Sex. Her signature show features a giant martini glass.
Von Teese currently splits her time between her homes in Hollywoodand Paris.
She is a collector of vintage china, particularly eggcups and tea sets,and drives a 1939 Chrysler New Yorker, a BMW Z4 and a 1965 Jaguar S-type.
Von Teese frequently mentions that her best friend is fellow burlesque performer, Catherine D'lish, who designs all of Von Teese's burlesque costumes.
Prior to her marriage, Von Teese had been romantically linked to vocalist/guitarist Mike Ness of Social Distortion and to actor Peter Sarsgaard She has also spoken of several lesbian experiences including a long-term relationship with a woman when she was 20. She has been dating French aristocrat, Count Louis Marie de Castelbajac since April, 2009.
She has been open about the plastic surgery she has undergone, with both breasts and her beauty mark being artificial. Recently, Dita participated at the PETA's campaign "Animal Birth Control (ABC)."