Guest Bloggers

The historian and vintage lover is blessed with a driving curiosity yet cursed with a propensity for obsession. For example, have you ever walked into a thrift store or vintage boutique looking for some mundane household trinket, like dishes or picture frames? Only to have the wind knocked out of you at the sight of […]
NIKOLETTA SKARLATOS Makeup Designer, Department Head, Spokesperson Makeup artist and skin care specialist Nikoletta Skarlatos first fell in love with her art form as a child in Greece. Over the past twenty years she has collaborated with the top design houses of Chanel and Estee Lauder, as well as with some of the world’s most […]
I have always been a sore loser. Let’s just get that out of the way. For that very reason, when it comes to my performances, I prefer to showcase rather than compete simply because placing greater value on one piece of art over another softens the whole experience for me. But this is the Burlesque […]
BIO: Danielle Colby a fellow collector and lover of burlesque is a co-host on the History reality show “American Pickers.” Leslie and her developed a bond over shared history of women performers from the past and Danielle has a vast collection of clothing and costumes. She has a passion for the stories behind the clothes. […]
After a long night of partying, I pulled myself out of bed, plopped down on my sofa and popped in the video my roommate had played for ambiance the night before. Glancing from the dirty glasses, bottles and cans strewn about the apartment after our housewarming party, my eyes slowly focused on the whirling image […]
Featured image – photo credit Bettina May As I reach some of the most satisfying days of a “little career that could” I look back on all of the amazing people and situations that shaped the performer/person you see today. When I say the “little career that could” I refer to my lifelong passion for […]
Scenes from the Strip 2016 2016 was a whirl wind that had me shaking it from Portland to Perth and many, many places in between. I work super hard, but try to match playtime with the same enthusiasm. I’m a sucker for adventure. In no particular order, here are a few select highlights. Pictured: Frolicking […]
She is the “definition of burlesque.” Miss Dirty Martini, is one of the most celebrated personalities in the world of the new burlesque. She has been photographed by Karl Lagerfeld, Starred in the film On Tour -winner Best Director at Cannes 2010 – co-stars in Dita VonTeese’s touring show Strip Strip Hooray and voted number […]