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Dita Von Teese might be known for her impeccable look, but compared to a lot of celebrities, she’s anything but high-maintenance. “To be honest, I don’t put a lot of effort into [dressing for events]. I never really know what I’m going to wear until right before,” admitted the burlesque star before the Zac Posen show. “For certain red carpet events I take time to plan out what I’m going to wear in advance, but generally I just throw things on. I don’t have a stylist so I do my own hair and makeup, put on an outfit, and that’s it—it’s not a big production to me.”

You’d never guess it: her sculpted plum dress fit her to a T; her shiny, onyx hair was perfectly curled; it looked like someone spent hours painting her lips crimson.  But just add it to the long list of things that Von Teese is good at—along with performing as a guest star in the play Sleep No More. “I’ve been obsessed with it for a year—I’ve flown out from L.A. to NY just to see it seven times! [I said,] ‘I’ll do anything to be in your show!’”

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