Photos: LouLou D'vil is crowned Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2013.

Photos: LouLou D’vil is crowned Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2013.

Last night, at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013, LouLou D’vil from Finland was crowned Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2013 at the end of an incredible night of competition. Two very popular 21st Century Burlesque Magazine contributors, Sydni Deveraux and Lola Frost, took First Runner-up and Second Runner-up respectively.  Another feisty […]

BHoF Quotes of the Day with Minnie Tonka: Friday May 31st

BHoF Quotes of the Day with Minnie Tonka: Friday May 31st

Minnie Tonka is checking in throughout the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013 to share some top quotes and snaps from her BHoF adventure. Here’s Friday… “I’ve never stood that close to Mr. Gorgeous before. I wouldn’t mind doing it again.” Fleur de Lys “Tonight I’m on the prowl… let me know if you know […]

Competing for the Crown: LouLou D’vil (BHoF 2013)

LouLou D’vil is the first of the Reigning Queen competitors to answer my annual pre-pageant Q&A in 2013, and she will take to the stage in a matter of weeks at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2013. I put something lighthearted and fun together this year, and requested some extra ‘media’ from each contender. […]

Kaylin Idora at the Helsinki Burlesque Festival

Kaylin Idora at the Helsinki Burlesque Festival

Celebrated burlesque photographer Kaylin Idora shares her Helsinki Burlesque Festival experience… I’ve been to Helsinki, Finland a lot of times. Probably more than anyone realises. Way before I knew anything about burlesque shows going on there. Long story short: a few years ago some friends invited me to ‘come hang out’ and check out some […]

Duchess DuBois' Stockholm Burlesque Festival Diary (Part 1)

Duchess Dubois’ Stockholm Burlesque Festival Diary (Part 1)

Duchess Dubois presents her Stockholm Burlesque Festival Diary… My name is Duchess Dubois and I founded Sweden’s first burlesque troupe, the Amazing Knicker Kittens Burlesque Revue, in 2005. I was also involved in the start-up of Sweden’s first few burlesque clubs, (HootchyKootchy and Kitenville) and in 2006 I founded Burleskakademien, Sweden’s school of burlesque, where […]

Kitty Bang Bang's Burlesque Hall of Fame Diary

Kitty Bang Bang’s Burlesque Hall of Fame Diary

Here is another fabulous BHoF diary from feisty London feline, Kitty Bang Bang… Thursday 31st May 2012 I actually arrived in Las Vegas late on the Wednesday night. But owing to an extended stop over in Texas and having drunk a fair quantity of dubious tasting Shiraz to pass the time, I was in no […]

BHoF 2012 In Pictures: Friday

BHoF 2012 In Pictures: Friday

Friday night show photos coming up, but first, enjoy these daytime snaps! Send me your snaps at bhof@21stcenturyburlesque.com – more to come soon! www.BurlesqueHall.com

BHoF 2012 In Pictures: Thursday Part 1

BHoF 2012 In Pictures: Thursday

Show photos from Thursday night coming soon! In the meantime, here are some snaps from some of the gorgeous attendees out and about at The Orleans! Send me your snaps at bhof@21stcenturyburlesque.com – more to come soon! www.BurlesqueHall.com

BHoF 2012 - The Road to Reigning Queen: LouLou D'vil [10/11]

BHoF 2012 – The Road to Reigning Queen: LouLou D’vil [10/11]

As we count down to the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, let’s find out more about the eleven talented temptresses competing for Reigning Queen!  I have asked each of them about their lives, personalities, preparations and plans, so that those who don’t already know them well can learn a little about them and their work, […]

LouLou D'Vil's Helsinki Burlesque Festival Diary

LouLou D’vil’s Helsinki Burlesque Festival Diary

The absurdly gorgeous LouLou D’vil (BHoF Best Debut 2011) shares her Helsinki Burlesque Festival experience… The 5th Helsinki Burlesque Festival, 16th – 18th February. Thursday 16th February The day started perfectly. The sun was shining, the coffee tasted like velvet and I had packed almost everything. Almost. It became clear that my new costume was […]