The new Dita Von Teese and the Copper Coupe show will be infused with glimmering copper elements throughout. The grand finale act will feature the new "Copper Coupe," part of her stunning signature cocktail glass act with a new giant shimmering copper filigree cocktail coupe adorned with Swarovski crystal. Another inspired act will see Dita appearing in a giant-sized seashell on stage with 1,200 pearl balloons that float from the sky. Dita dances with a six-foot bubble pearl, a modern tribute to Sally Rand’s iconic 1930s era bubble dance. The costume, created by British designer Jenny Packham, sparkles with thousands of hand-placed Swarovski crystals and pearls. The shoes are a fetishistic masterpiece created by Christian Louboutin just for Dita’s performance.
But as Von Teese's show grew from headlining strip clubs to the elaborate stage show it is today, she says she noticed her audience change: from primarily straight males to primarily females and gay men. Von Teese calls her new audience part of "an unlikely feminist movement" — "something that's vastly different than what it was during burlesque's heyday ... and definitely different than what I think strip clubs are known for."
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