Creator: Dita Von Teese
Dita Von Teese is a burlesque dancer and some-time actress, who played a large part in popularising the burlesque genre and retro fashions in the modern age.She's also a famed sex symbol, and the ex-wife of Marilyn Manson.The poster girl for Raven Hair, Ivory Skin, although she dyes it.Her appareances include:
- The CSI episode "A Kiss Before Frying" as a school teacher who becomes Greg's newest love interest, before becoming a murder suspect.
- The upcoming film The Boom Boom Room about a naive newcomer to the world of burlesque modelling.
- She also appeared in one episode of RuPaul's Drag Race as a guest judge.
- She has had some acting gigs in films raging from cameos to relatively long on-screen roles.
- Other than TV appearances, she was featured in electronic duo, Monarchy's song, "Disintegration" and in two of Monarchy's music videos. The first being "Disintegration" and the other being, "Black Widow".
Provides examples of:
- Awesome Anachronistic Apparel: Her style is very much inspired by The Forties era.
- Bound and Gagged : She is a fetish icon as well as a burlesque one, by her own admission,Dita: I'm into bondage. I think it's really fun, and I love playing the part of the Damsel in Distress.
- Darkness von Gothickname: Dita von Teese
- Dye Hard: She's a natural blonde.
- Even the Girls Want Her: Dita has noted that a large amount of her audience is actually female, not male.
- Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: With both her current beau and ex-husband Marilyn Manson.
- Kinky Spanking: Back to her status as a fetish icon, Dita is very open about her sensual desires, spanking being one of them. As she puts it, "the feeling is amazing when someone spanks me right".
- Model Couple: She and Louis-Marie de Castelbajac make for a Gothic example of this trope.
- Ms. Fanservice: As close as this trope can come to becoming completely personified.
- Of Corsets Sexy
- Older Than They Look
- Pretty in Mink: Some of her glamour pics include her wearing furs.
- Raven Hair, Ivory Skin: As stated, her hair is dyed black, but her porcelain like skin is natural and according to her, is a result of good skin care and having a top-notch dermatologist.
- Stage Name: Her real name is Heather Sweet. For obvious reasons she needed a more suitable name to go with her burlesque image.
- Punny Name: And an endlessly imitated one.
- She's Got Legs
- Stocking Filler
- You Can Leave Your Hat On