Cookie banner

This site uses cookies. Select "Block all non-essential cookies" to only allow cookies necessary to display content and enable core site features. Select "Accept all cookies" to also personalize your experience on the site with ads and partner content tailored to your interests, and to allow us to measure the effectiveness of our service.

To learn more, review our Cookie Policy, Privacy Notice and Terms of Use.

clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:


Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

The Times dubs her a "fashion avatar" and credits her act with the onslaught of a soft-porn "fetish aesthetic" into major labels of late. Yup, it's Dita von Teese and she has some advice for you strippers. "Every stripper should have a beauty mark by her left eye." Check. Also, "Heels and red lipstick will put the fear of God into people." Check, check. [New York Times]