Lili St. Cyr was, in the words of legendary reporter Mike Wallace, the “highest paid stripteaser in America.” Wallace was so fascinated by Lili that out of all the presidents and celebrities he interviewed over a long career, she was the one he remained fixated on. Her beauty had that kind of effect.
Dita: Stripteese is a set of three exquisite little flip books, nestled in a gorgeous flocked keepsake box and featuring Dita Von Teese’s most popular burlesque performances, as photographed by Sheryl Nields. A perfect collectible book for fans of Dita, the undisputed Queen of Burlesque and the author of Burlesque and the Art of the Teese/Fetish and the Art of the Teese, as well as classic burlesque devotees and anyone who loves a playful and beautiful package, Dita: Stripteese is a stunning and unusual visual tribute to this one-of-a-kind performer.
Dita is the most popular model today. Her distinctive style is a unique combination of retro glamour, pin-up and high-art eroticism, always perfect down to the smallest accessories. She only works with the best photographers Baker, Czernich, James & James, Weathers and, combined with her clear vision of how she wants to look, the result is always 100% stunning and 100% Dita. Learn More
In the course of his long and illustrious career, renowned illustrator/painter Robert A. Maguire created gorgeous cover images for more than a thousand books and worked for virtually every mainstream publisher in the U.S. Best known for his incomparably sexy 'femme fatale' images for pulp paperbacks in the 1950s and 1960s, Maguire built a long and legendary career showcasing character portraits that were iconic and beautiful, painting subjects that felt simultaneously real and sensually compelling. Learn More
By the director of the hit documentary Behind the Burly Q comes the first ever oral history of American Burlesque--as told by the performers who lived it, often speaking out here for the first time.
Starting in 1932, Margaret Brundage, wife of leftist revolutionary Slim Brundage, who she met at the wildly bohemian Dil Pickle Club during the Chicago Renaissance, forever changed the look of Fantasy and Horror with her alluring, sensationalistic covers for the legendary pulp magazine, Weird Tales. Learn More