Dita von Teese In Valentino Couture – the-miumiu-london

Dita von Teese joined Alexa Chung at the Cafe Royal on day two of the-miumiu-london temporary women’s club in London yesterday evening.

After spending the afternoon at the ‘Valentino: Master Of Couture’ exhibition showing at Somerset House, I love that the burlesque star went back into the archives to select this Valentino Spring 2008 Couture dress.

Her black-and-white floral-jacquard dress with puffed shoulders and an open neckline was cinched at the waist with a black leather belt.

Signature Dita styling, including retro waves, red lippie and Christian Louboutin heels, completed her look.

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34 Responses to Dita von Teese In Valentino Couture – the-miumiu-london

  1. Elaine Day January 8, 2015 at 06:04 #

    Love this so much 🙂

  2. TeaAtTwo November 30, 2012 at 14:51 #

    She’s had a great week style wise, this is a pretty flawless look, I like how she sexified (just making up words;)) this sweet dress but not in vulgar way.

  3. serapart November 30, 2012 at 14:51 #

    I´m in love with this <3

  4. LeeAnn November 30, 2012 at 14:24 #

    Sadly yesterday was day 3 and the last day of miu miu at the cafe royal. It was the most amazing event I have ever been to. Did you go.

    • Fashion Critic November 30, 2012 at 15:09 #

      I went on Wednesday, it was a great event and such a beautiful space

  5. kane November 30, 2012 at 12:53 #

    Lurve this! I was going to say, especially after the Jenny Packham one a few days ago, which I found a bit too simple then, but going back to it again, I have to say the latter has grown a lot on me too. Love her!

  6. Linda November 30, 2012 at 12:34 #

    She looks so pretty and that’s one of the nicest, freshest Valentino dresses I’ve seen in ages, so good for her for going back to a 2008 design.

  7. Alina November 30, 2012 at 07:07 #


  8. Lyo November 30, 2012 at 03:43 #

    Oh, I think I need a dress just like this… I’m in love!
    BDOTW worthy, no doubt. Perfection with the red lips.

  9. Dhppy November 30, 2012 at 01:12 #

    The dress looks so much nicer on Von Teese than on the model. She is the perfect person to wear it.

    I believe Dita originally specialized in “tightlacing” or corset waist training, it appears to be in effect here.

  10. Dani November 30, 2012 at 01:11 #

    I love it on her. Sometimes she wears outfits that are too severe or too age-ing on her, but the youthful shape of this dress is a good complement to the luxe details.

  11. Agathe November 29, 2012 at 23:03 #

    Sorry for everyone who hates it, but the cleavage is exactly what Dita needed to make this cutesy dress her own.
    Go, Dita!
    I would have released the belt a tiny bit.

  12. EmmaWoodhouse November 29, 2012 at 22:39 #

    I love this dress on the runway but not on Dita. Frankly it doesn’t seem to suit her–too girly and innocent. Also, the neckline is overly revealing on her. I do love the black and white coloring and her hair looks lovely here.

  13. Amy November 29, 2012 at 21:45 #

    this is perfection. this dress is so Dita

  14. CreoleLady November 29, 2012 at 20:52 #


  15. Odette November 29, 2012 at 20:43 #

    BDOTW fo’ sho’.

    Her usual formula works so well with this look.

  16. dee November 29, 2012 at 20:43 #

    She looks absolutely stunning. I love this. I think this is one of her best looks.

  17. Christine November 29, 2012 at 20:31 #

    Love this!

  18. Molly November 29, 2012 at 20:18 #

    This is spectacular on Dita. The way that skirt sits on her = perfection. She brings to vivid life a dress that seems nothing particularly special on the model.

    • Francesca November 29, 2012 at 20:56 #

      Well said.

  19. Moxie November 29, 2012 at 20:12 #

    Perfection. Definitely worthy of a BDOTW nomination. It is going to be so hard to choose this week!

    • admmgz November 30, 2012 at 00:40 #


      • Fanny November 30, 2012 at 12:03 #


    • Jess2 November 30, 2012 at 06:07 #

      +2 she looks amazing. Picking BDOTW is definitely going to be a challenge!

  20. Rafael November 29, 2012 at 19:59 #

    OMG Dita in a Valentino Original couture I’m in fashion heaven I can’t express how much I love this I have goosebumps over goosebumps its STUNNING PERFECTION love love love love love BDOTW

    • Jones19 November 29, 2012 at 20:46 #

      +1. Love it!

    • Pati November 29, 2012 at 20:52 #

      Totally agree. Love it from head to toe.

    • Beta November 30, 2012 at 07:14 #

      +1 perfection! like always chez Dita 🙂

  21. robbie November 29, 2012 at 19:36 #

    perfection as always.

    • tiffany November 30, 2012 at 21:36 #


  22. Grace November 29, 2012 at 19:32 #

    I adore Dita in this look. On the pin-thin model it looks almost childish, but Dita makes it a beautiful, womanly dress.

    • noo November 29, 2012 at 23:29 #

      typical dita, breathing life into otherwise unnoticeable dresses!

  23. Yeliz November 29, 2012 at 19:30 #

    She looks impeccable, but what a tiny waist!

  24. Nat39 November 29, 2012 at 19:24 #

    She looks polished as per usual but I find this look a bit too doll-like cutesy for Dita whose slightly in-your-face bustiness isn’t quite working with this cute girly look, and her waist appears to be a bit overly unnaturally cinched in.

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