Dita Von Teese is a total glamour icon, but the burlesque star has admitted that she is currently mourning the death of the glamorous era.
Dita Von Teese is one of the sexiest and most stylish women we know, so when she told the folks at Coco Perez that today's women are letting themselves down in the fashion stakes, we were horrified.
”I feel a little bit sad that the glamour in everyday life, for most people, is gone. I'm in Paris right now, and I can honestly tell you that the mythical glamorous Parisienne doesn't exist."
"What you find is a lot of young pretty girls in jean shorts paired with black tights and messy hair. This is the 'look' here for young girls!"
Anyone else suddenly eyeing that innocuous pair of denim shorts in their cupboard with an air of anxious trepidation? Or feeling a sudden need to run a brush through their messy hair?
Dita continued to say that, while some (like herself) do dress up, she often finds herself dreaming of times gone by, when glamour was the ONLY way to work an outfit:
"There are still those of us that dress up, whether it's retro or not... [but] Glamour doesn't depend on nostalgia. But I often dream about what it might have been like to look out upon the streets of Paris in the 1890s."
"Glamour is important to me mainly because it makes me feel good, it makes me feel like I have something in common with my idols of the past, and I find it to be an entertaining form of theatre.”
Take note, Dita wannabes! A slick of red lippy isn't enough to be glamorous - you've got to work the entire look, top to toe.
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