The Wisdom of Bettie Page…

Bettie Page Quotes

I never kept up with the fashions. I believed in wearing what I thought looked good on me.

Bettie Page Quotes

Queen of Pin-ups, the notorious Bettie Page, is a prime example of why, as they say, you’ve got to have a gimmick. Her iconic Bettie Page bangs alone are reason enough to idolise this woman’s style.

Talking about how her hairstyle came about, she said, “For years I had my hair parted down the middle in a ponytail, tucked down around the sides… Well, I went and cut the bangs, and I’ve been wearing them ever since. They say it’s my trademark.”

As one of the first women to be Playmate of the Month in the January 1955 Playboy issue and an influential pin up model, Bettie Page posed nude but never appeared in explicit sexual scenes. What a tease!

She was also no stranger to burlesque. See Bettie Page assist burlesque legend, Tempest Storm, in Teaserama for a reverse strip, as her sultry maid:

Find out How to Pin-up and Burlesque Pose and watch our quick-fire answer to: what is burlesque?

(Image from InStyle)

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