Burlesque queen Dita Von Teese gets the high fashion treatment in the recent issue of L'Officiel Hommes (Paris) December/January 2008/09.
Dita stars in a cover shoot by acclaimed photographer Milan Vukmirovic while wearing pieces from the latest Louis Vuitton and Christian Louboutin collections.
Dita Von Teese has singlehandedly helped bring burlesque back into the mainstream. In addition to appearing in fashionable editorials like this one, Dita was recently featured in the Eurovision 2009 song contest.
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