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Dita's Carousel Horse Rider costume. Note the rhinestones on the toe shoes.

Dita's Carousel Horse Rider costume. Note the rhinestones on the toe shoes.

Burlesque artist Dita Von Teese attending the Alexis Mabille Spring/Summer 2013 Haute-Couture show as part of Paris Fashion Week at Mairie du 4e on January 21, 2013 in Paris, France.

Burlesque artist Dita Von Teese attending the Alexis Mabille Spring/Summer 2013 Haute-Couture show as part of Paris Fashion Week at Mairie du 4e on January 21, 2013 in Paris, France.

Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese, in Marchesa, arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala, Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy, held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2008 in New York City.

Dita von Teese

Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese, in Marchesa, arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala, Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy, held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2008 in New York City.

I think that as long as burlesque performers are creating new and interesting acts instead of just replicating what was done in the past or what was going on in the present….I think as long as people understand the spirit of what burlesque is and create shows that are about that, it can live on. Ballet Shoes, Christian Louboutin; Headpiece Sonia Rykiel

Dita Von Teese

I think that as long as burlesque performers are creating new and interesting acts instead of just replicating what was done in the past or what was going on in the present….I think as long as people understand the spirit of what burlesque is and create shows that are about that, it can live on. Ballet Shoes, Christian Louboutin; Headpiece Sonia Rykiel

The great Dita Von Teese in the custom-made pink Swarovski crystal costume for one of her celebrated burlesque routines.

The great Dita Von Teese in the custom-made pink Swarovski crystal costume for one of her celebrated burlesque routines.

Costume idea. They should be really elaborate and in your face. Haunting, cool, curious, weird .. etc.

Costume idea. They should be really elaborate and in your face. Haunting, cool, curious, weird .. etc.

Burlesque Dancer for Halloween #costume #dressup #halloween

Burlesque Dancer for Halloween #costume #dressup #halloween

French fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier, right, unveils burlesque artist Dita Von Teese, wearing one of Gaultier's butterfly showgirl-inspired creations. (January 2014)

Dita Von Teese closes Jean Paul Gaultier's burlesque show

French fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier, right, unveils burlesque artist Dita Von Teese, wearing one of Gaultier's butterfly showgirl-inspired creations. (January 2014)

Pin Curls – Ultra Glamorous Hair of the Roaring Forties

Pin Curls - Glamorous hair of the Roaring Forties

ALICE IN WONDERLAND Showgirl Burlesque corset costume Halloween blue pink dress. $165.00, via Etsy. up close  the fabrics are tackier than id like and the appliques are cheap but i love that these are relaxed god bless dita but i think the idea of a corset is for the look not the tightness, i just find it so BORING with everyone in their dammed pinup corsets, its like i have beaded gowns on here too but im taking PIECES of the beading/cuts- ideas ,  besides we have nadia swarovoski to…

ALICE IN WONDERLAND Saloon Girl dress Burlesque Costume Corset Halloween Can Can feather bustle

ALICE IN WONDERLAND Showgirl Burlesque corset costume Halloween blue pink dress. $165.00, via Etsy. up close the fabrics are tackier than id like and the appliques are cheap but i love that these are relaxed god bless dita but i think the idea of a corset is for the look not the tightness, i just find it so BORING with everyone in their dammed pinup corsets, its like i have beaded gowns on here too but im taking PIECES of the beading/cuts- ideas , besides we have nadia swarovoski to…

Dita Von Teese style file: Dita Von Teese attends the Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute gala in 2005.

Dita Von Teese style file: Dita Von Teese attends the Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute gala in 2005.

Dita Von Teese and Jenny Packham Reunite for The Art of the Teese Costumes

Dita Von Teese and Jenny Packham Reunite for ‘The Art of the Teese’ Costumes

Dita Von Teese and Jenny Packham Reunite for The Art of the Teese Costumes

Another image of the Swarovski Burlesque corset worn Dita Von Teese famous rhinestone cowgirl show.

Another image of the Swarovski Burlesque corset worn Dita Von Teese famous rhinestone cowgirl show.