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Bettie Page Burlesque Gifs
The iconic Bettie Page is also known as the ‘Queen of Pin-ups’. She was an influential pin up model and even posed nude. Yet, she never appeared in explicit sexual scenes. What a tease!
Her unforgettable Bettie Page hairstyle is the epitome of having a gimmick. You can still see her influence in both the pin up and burlesque industries. Whether it’s Dita Von Teese’s shoe collection, Loulou D’vil’s tattoo or Bernie Dexter‘s …everything, Bettie Page has left her mark as an idol. And we can see why.
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Bettie Page has also become influential in cheesecake photos. British cheesecake burlesque dancer, Anna Fur Laxis said, “I don’t think it would surprise anyone who knows me if I say that my biggest cheesecake inspiration comes from Bettie Page.
“I don’t think I’ll ever get bored of looking at photographs and videos of her, she had an incredible energy which comes across even in still photographs and everything she did was infused with a playful edge – even her darkest bondage shots.”
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