Fact: Model and burlesque star Dita Von Teese is to launch a signature lipstick with MAC Cosmetics. The new shade will be available at all MAC locations from 9 December (15). Von Teese previously worked with MAC bosses on their Viva Glam campaigns in 2006 and 2007.
Tweet: "I Loved learning cursive! I pen a lot of thank you notes, so I'm disheartened by the idea of the art of writing on paper being defunct." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese enjoyed picking up a new writing technique.
Quote: "I'm a pretty savvy eBay shopper. I learned early on that creating a glamorous space has very little to do with money. That's why I started collecting vintage in the first place, because I couldn't afford new furniture!" Burlesque star Dita Von Teese enjoys trawling the Internet for bargains.
Tweet: "I collect antique or ethical taxidermy - meaning the animals died naturally. I think they're beautiful." Burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese loves her macabre hobby.
Tweet: "Had a successfully debaucherous birthday weekend, complete with stitches in my foot from running wildly barefoot in a ball gown." Burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese is nursing a foot injury after partying hard to celebrate her 40th birthday on Friday (28Sep12).
Tweet: "So sad to hear that Anna Piaggi, one of my last icons of beauty & fashion has passed. She was the height of glamorous eccentricity." Dita Von Teese remembers Italian fashion icon and Manolo Blahnik's muse Anna Piaggi, who passed away on Tuesday (07Aug12).
Tweet: "At a fancy dinner in the garden of Palais Royal... Couple above on a terrace having sex! Chic!" Burlesque star Dita Von Teese spots some horny lovers while having dinner in Paris, France.
Quote: "I collect vintage negligees. I either sleep in one of those or I sleep nude." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese on what she wears to bed.
Quote: "Heather is who I am to my family and friends who have known me for more than 20 or 25 years. When I have a boyfriend, I want to be known as Heather." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese on when she likes to be plain old Heather Renee Sweet.
Tweet: "#HappyBirthdayMadonna Two decades later, and they still can't make a more stylish video or stage show than yours! All hail the Queen!!" Burlesque star Dita Von Teese sends her best wishes to Madonna as the Material Girl celebrates turning 53 on Tuesday (16Aug11).
Fact: Burlesque star and Cointreau liquor spokesmodel Dita Von Teese has had a new signature cocktail named after her, the Cointreau MargaDita. The drink, a twist on the traditional margarita, is made with the orange-flavoured alcohol, rose syrup and a pinch of chipotle spice.
Quote: "I don't have a team working with me, I do my own hair and make-up... I don't have a stylist, I get all my clothes myself." Burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese likes to dress and style herself.
Fact: Burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese is to play a shy teacher with a secret life as a stripper, called Rita Von Squeeze, in an upcoming episode of TV drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
Tweet: "Broken down vintage Jaguar! Good thing I brought my CSI script with me....Happily studying on the side of the road!" Dita Von Teese kept busy while she waited for assistance for her broken down car on Thursday (02Dec10).
Quote: "I just hope it is representative of what neo-burlesque is and people who see the movie aren't put off by it. I don't really go to the movie theatre often. I much prefer to see real-life burlesque shows and performances." Dita Von Teese has no plans to see Cher and Christina Aguilera's forthcoming film BURLESQUE.
Fact: Burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese has landed a new deal as the face of classic lingerie firm Secrets in Lace.
Quote: "I refuse to go to the hair salon and have a $300 hair dye job - I do it myself at home with an $8 dye kit." Burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese won't spend unnecessary money on her hair.
Tweet: "Thinking about awesome '09 moments. Like when Prince played a show for me+10 guests, taking requests. I yelled 'HEAD!' And he gave it to me." Dita Von Teese loved 2009.
Quote: "Get nesting - bake cookies and pies. Be spellbound by the ballet. The Nutcracker was a tale I loved as a child. And bask in the glow of a crackling log fire, complete with bearskin rug." Dita Von Teese offers up her tips for a merry Christmas.
Quote: "The last time I properly cried was when I lost my dog recently. That was a real tear-jerker. I've got a new one now." Dita Von Teese bought a new pet to ease the pain of losing her beloved pooch GRETA.
Quote: “I think I’ve become a little bit more careful in my selection now. I look for people that keep me calm and bring happiness and joy to my life instead of the opposite of that. I look for elegance combined with someone who has great sexual chemistry with me. It’s the good parts of the bad guy and the good parts of the good guy, too. I like all of it." Dita Von Teese, who counts shock rocker Marilyn Manson among her exes, is looking for a nice new man.
Fact: Katy Perry and Dita Von Teese have sparked a run on stockings and suspenders in the U.K. - sales figures have soared since the pair was pictured wearing the sexy lingerie at Paris Fashion Week earlier this month (Oct09).
Quote: "Hmm, a sexy sizzle to your look? Well high heels are probably the easiest thing, I would say. Instant glamour. Walking around in them naked, you don't need anything else really." Dita Von Teese dishes out fashion tips.
Fact: Burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese's show at the Crazy Horse in Paris, France has been so well received, she's been booked for a second run of performances in March (09). The star will kick off another two week stint on 16 March.
Quote: "I'm suddenly quite lecherous and it's fun. I absolutely adore good sex. Like anyone, I think about sex a lot and let's face it, in times like these it's one thing you can really enjoy because it doesn't cost a thing." Dita Von Teese finds other ways to keep herself entertained during the current recession
Fact: Actors Ashley Judd and Ethan Hawke, and burlesque queen Dita Von Teese, are among a list of stars who have designed custom condom holders for LifeStyles Condoms. They will be auctioned off online to raise money for YouthAIDS beginning on Monday (01Dec08).
Quote: "I wore stockings and garter belts, and he must have thought that this was just what girls wore, what girls did. I wonder sometimes how that's shaped him." Dita Von Teese ponders the effect her sexy lingerie had on her first boyfriend.
Quote: "Ten years ago, you could have paid $20 for me to sit on your lap any night of the week." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese on her days as a stripper and lap dancer.
Quote: "I believe in chemistry and I believe in that with certain people I am quite wild and then with others I am maybe not so wild. I don't have a set of tricks I would cast on every man." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese on dating.
Quote: "I don't really care about how small my waistline is. I've never been into corset training. I have no desire to have the smallest waist in the world." Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese isn't competitive about her vital statistics.
Quote: "I'm single and crush-less. Like Hugh Hefner in his blonde phase, I'm in my European passport-holding era; American men need not apply." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese is looking for love with a European man.
Quote: "I'm notorious for being organised and on time. It doesn't quite fit with the stripper image." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese has a geeky side.
Quote: "I tip my bikini waxer a lot. They work hard. Tip them double." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese on her grooming regime.
Quote: "A beautiful Art Deco box with a condom in it. Im a single girl." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese reveals what she keeps beside her bed.
Fact: Burlesque star Dita Von Teese has one bedroom in her Hollywood mansion dedicated to dresses, and another just for hats.
Fact: SPICE GIRL Victoria Beckham joined burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese and supermodel Claudia Schiffer in the front row at Paris Fashion Week for the unveiling of designer Roland Mouret's new collection on Wednesday (23Jan08).
Quote: "She's always polished and put together, and never vulgar... I love the risque photo shoots she's done with (husband) DAVID. They're willing to take chances." Burlesque pin-up Dita Von Teese on her pal VICTORIA BECKHAM.
Fact: Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese spent Thanksgiving performing at the Erotica 2007 exhibition in London.
Fact: Burlesque star Dita Von Teese left U.S. talk show host Carson Daly squirming in his seat as she seductively stripped off her stockings during an interview earlier this week (begs06Aug07). The 33-year-old handed him the hosiery as a souvenir at the end of his questions.
Quote: "I shop like crazy on eBay. I remember buying a dress for $8 (GBP4) online, and a U.S. magazine ran a feature on 'How to get Dita's look for less.' They ended up picking a dress for $200 (GBP100)!'" Dita Von Teese reveals her talent for fooling fashion commentators.
Quote: "I'm surprised by the number of women who appreciate my act. A lot of actresses tell me they like what I do - Sharon Stone, Demi Moore, Jennifer Lopez and Eva Mendes have all said they like my act." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese name-drops.
Fact: Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese - the estranged wife of rocker Marilyn Manson - will put on an erotic performance around a nine foot (2.7 meter) lipstick at an AIDS fundraiser in the south of France tonight (23May07).
Quote: "I know a lot of people are shocked by it and think I should be shocked but he has put every one of his girlfriends in his videos... I was in three videos. Rose MCGowan was in two videos." Dita Von Teese insists she isn't shocked by her estranged husband Marilyn Manson's new video, which opens with the rocker making love to his new girlfriend, actress Evan Rachel Wood.
Quote: "We're in touch. We're still married. We're going through the (divorce) process, but we are not friends... But we don't hate each other or anything." Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese on her divorce proceedings with estranged husband Marilyn Manson.
Quote: "I've lost my luggage before and not had my makeup, and he's lost his luggage and not had his makeup - so it's great that we're always covered." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese finds travelling arrangements convenient with rocker husband MARILYN MANSON.
Fact: <p>Burlesque star Dita Von Teese wore a bright violet wedding gown designed by Vivienne Westwood, created from seventeen meters of Swiss silk when she married shock rocker Marilyn Manson in December (05). </p>
Fact: <p>Rocker Marilyn Manson's bride Dita Von Teese wore a wedding corset made-to-measure by MR PEARL - but the designer didn't make any panties to match the corset, so she went naked under her wedding gown. </p>
Fact: <p>Guests at rocker Marilyn Manson's wedding to burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese in Ireland feasted on Dublin Bay prawns, wild Irish lobster and Angus beef. For dessert the couple served blackberry and absinthe sorbet. </p>
Quote: <p>"If I go out to a club, I wear a hat and gloves and maybe a corset, and people look at me because I'm not wearing a short Paris Hilton dress or a dress cut down to my navel." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese on her very proper off-stage image. </p>
Quote: <p>"I can't stand wearing the same clothes all day. It makes me insane. I like to dress for the afternoon and for dinner." Marilyn Manson's new wife, burlesque star Dita Von Teese, enjoys her many wardrobe choices. </p>