STYLE & BEAUTY
03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Dita Von Teese: Great Style Icons Aren't Afraid Of Ridicule

Though you'd never know it by watching one of her sultry stripteases, Dita Von Teese hasn't always exuded confidence. In a recent interview with ecostiletto.com, the burlesque performer admits, "I always felt like a very ordinary looking girl, and I found that dressing in a unique way made me feel less ordinary and more glamorous," referencing her love of vintage clothing from the 1930s, '40s and '50s.

Read more on