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Born: 1972-09-28
Profession: Dancer
Nation: American
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My beauty icons are women whose images are self-created.

Tags: Beauty, Whose, Women

People who follow all the rules and chase every trend tend to get forgotten - they look great, but they're not as memorable.

Tags: Follow, Great, Rules

Red lips don't look good on blotchy, uneven skin.

Tags: Good, Red, Skin

So I have the green smoothie every day for breakfast, and then sometimes even for lunch too, and then I have a normal dinner.

Tags: Lunch, Normal, Sometimes

When people say I look intimidating, it's hard for me to relate to. I hear that a lot. I don't know why.

Tags: Hard, Hear, Why

I don't work with a stylist, I don't work with a glam squad to get me together for the red carpet, I really enjoy the time it takes to do it myself, to choose my clothes and do my own makeup and my own hair.

Tags: Time, Together, Work

I feel empowered the fact that I can look the way that I do on stage and in photos - I can look that way any time I want. And I feel like it's important message to other women that they can do it, too.

Tags: Fact, Time, Women

I have a lot of Burberry items at home, including one dress that I loved so much that I had my living room painted to match because the color was so flattering.

Tags: Home, Living, Loved

I have been obsessed with seamed stockings my whole life, and I would collect vintage ones that were made in the '40s and '50s with the authentic styling of the keyhole, the welt, the reinforced toe and heels, French or Cuban heels, and hand-stitched seams.

Tags: Heels, Life, Whole

I like styling girls that don't normally dress in vintage clothes and don't normally wear red lipstick; I like seeing those kind of girls restyled in a retro way.

Tags: Clothes, Lipstick, Seeing

I prefer the competitive atmosphere of a classroom setting, like yoga or Pilates. That keeps me going. Although performing on stage is great exercise!

Tags: Exercise, Great, Stage

I really enjoy watching people like Madonna, or Cher, or Barbra Streisand on the red carpet. I want to see people wearing exciting things that are different and to know that they're not just looking for the latest, most normal thing.

Tags: Enjoy, Exciting, Looking

I suppose women are attracted to the bad-boy image sometimes because it's fun to have an adventure. It's like eating junk food... it's fun at the time, but ultimately not the best choice.

Tags: Best, Time, Women

I think as someone who collects beautiful things from the past, the thing that I miss the most about modernism and the things I lament about the past are everyday things that you would use were made more beautifully.

Tags: Beautiful, Past, Someone

I was always intrigued by the idea of bringing things together that are considered taboo or risque and bringing them together with something of high elegance and sophistication.

Tags: High, Idea, Together

I'm a designer, producer and I am hands-on for every project I undertake. The creative side of what I do is really something I think people overlooked for a while.

Tags: Creative, Side, While

I'm not always in a full face of make-up! That's actually one of the things I like about make-up - that you can strip it away and show your vulnerability.

Tags: Away, Face, Show

Me personally, I want to entertain people above all. When you look back at burlesque in history and the real golden age of burlesque, those entertainers were there to entertain, and there wasn't usually some big political message behind what they were doing.

Tags: Age, History, Political

Thanks to my mother, people tell me I look younger than I am, especially without make-up. And I suppose my father had a part in making me more frugal with my money.

Tags: Father, Money, Mother

Well, when I was fifteen years old I worked in a lingerie store and that's how I feel in love with vintage lingerie because I wanted to know the history of it.

Tags: History, Love, Old

When I started performing, there was no Internet; I didn't really have anything to copy. I kind of had to just make up what I thought burlesque was, based on photographs of Sally Rand or whatever.

Tags: Started, Thought, Whatever

When I was a little girl, I watched all old movies. My mother liked old movies, and she loved shopping for antiques, so I was around old things all the time.

Tags: Mother, Movies, Time

Yes, but more than being a designer, I'm more of a stylist, because I don't sew and I don't sketch, but I'm good at putting things together, choosing things that are chic and glossing over the aesthetics of things.

Tags: Good, Together, Yes
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Some days are just bad days, that's all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that's just the way it is!

Tags: Experience, Good, Happiness

I advocate glamour. Every day. Every minute.

Tags: Advocate, Glamour, Minute

I make a point to never, ever point out my physical flaws... this is advice I give to women as often as I can. People don't notice the things we see in ourselves that we hate, so why direct them to it?

Tags: Give, Hate, Women

Don't underestimate the cosmetic power of sunglasses. It's worth spending a bit of money on a quality pair. I usually go for Dior or Louis Vuitton.

Tags: Money, Power, Worth

I love glamour and artificial beauty. I love the idea of artifice and dressing up and makeup and hair.

Tags: Beauty, Hair, Love

I've always loved the idea of not being what people expect me to be.

Tags: Expect, Idea, Loved

Physical beauty isn't so impressive to me.

Tags: Beauty, Impressive, Physical

Anyone who says they don't like to receive a gift is lying.

Tags: Anyone, Gift, Says

As a little girl growing up in a small farming town in Michigan, my idols were women like Marlene Dietrich and Rita Hayworth.

Tags: Girl, Small, Women

But I'm not the girl who changes into flats because my feet are tired at the end of the night. I go the distance. I go all the way.

Tags: End, Girl, Tired

Corsetry is a body modification.

Tags: Body

Every one of my products - my lingerie, my perfume, and everything that I do beauty-related with regard to building my burlesque shows - is just me.

Tags: Building, Perfume, Shows

I can't stand wearing the same clothes all day. It makes me insane. I like to dress for the afternoon and for dinner.

Tags: Afternoon, Makes, Stand

I don't feel I have an alter ego.

Tags: Alter, Ego

I don't have long-standing regrets; they pass as I see how things are meant to be.

Tags: Meant, Pass, Regrets

I feel better about myself when I look my best. I always find the time to put on my powder and do my chignon.

Tags: Best, Put, Time

I like having my cellphone. I like the Internet. I like being different.

Tags: Internet

I like when people know who they are, know their limitations and what they want to do. It's the same thing for me.

Tags: Beauty, Health, Sensible

I started dressing vintage when I was a teenager because I didn't have money for designer clothes.

Tags: Clothes, Money, Started

I think the beauty looks I most regret are those I was persuaded into.

Tags: Beauty, Looks, Regret

I want to remind people of a different kind of glamour, a different look, and breaking the rules of fashion. I wanna break the rules.

Tags: Break, Fashion, Rules

I was really, really shy when I was a little girl.

Tags: Girl, Shy

I'd say the only time I ever get nervous is around great ballet dancers or people I really admire.

Tags: Great, Nervous, Time

I'm more of an exaggerator than a liar.

Tags: Liar

I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse.

Tags: God, Men, Women

Iron hand in a velvet glove.

Tags: Glove, Hand, Iron

Name me an emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.

Tags: Emperor, Name, Struck

Fortune has something of the nature of a woman. If she is too intensely wooed, she commonly goes the further away.

Tags: Away, Nature, Woman

I came, I saw, God conquered.

Tags: Conquered, God

My cousin Francis and I are in perfect accord - he wants Milan, and so do I.

Tags: Cousin, Perfect, Wants

To endeavor to domineer over conscience, is to invade the citadel of heaven.

Tags: Conscience, Endeavor, Heaven

All over the land are vast and handsome pastures, with good grass for cattle, and it strikes me the soil would be very fertile were the country inhabited and improved by reasonable people.

Tags: Country, Good, Handsome

One-third of our people were dangerously ill, getting worse hourly, and we felt sure of meeting the same fate, with death as our only prospect, which in such a country was much worse yet.

Tags: Country, Death, Getting

Seeing that our thirst was increasing and the water was killing us, while the storm did not abate, we agreed to trust to God, Our Lord, and rather risk the perils of the sea than wait there for certain death from thirst.

Tags: Death, God, Trust

Two days after moving we recommended ourselves to God, Our Lord, and fled, hoping that, although it was late in the season and the fruits of the tunas were giving out, by remaining in the field we might still get over a good portion of the land.

Tags: God, Good, Moving

The only way to sustain a career is to be as prolific as you can be, and open to opportunities.

Tags: Career, Open, Prolific

Ultimately when I throw myself behind a movie, I have to really believe in that director's vision.

Tags: Behind, Movie, Vision

Being on a set where the director has lost control is just sickening. No one goes the extra mile, there's a lot of eye-rolling... it just breeds inertia. If a director is in control, the crew follow their leader. But the second anyone senses the directors are not sure, people just swoop in.

Tags: Control, Leader, Lost

In film producing, there is an inherent tension between the director, the money and the producer, and that's what keeps it flowing and honest and accountable.

Tags: Between, Honest, Money

Theatrically seeing a movie with a group of people and having a collective experience has an authenticity that you can't get with your big screen television.

Tags: Big, Experience, Group
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