HOW DID YOU GET STARTED MODELING?
Growing up I was always interested in the look and photos of the 1940's and 50's. I became a huge fan of pinup and retro styled images, which led me into pinup modeling. I took a pinup workshop about 7 years ago, and got bit by the bug. I've been modeling ever since!
WHAT EXCITES YOU ABOUT MODELING?
I love being able to dress up and become different characters and being able to create art.
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE TYPES OF OUTFITS TO MODEL IN?
It's no secret that I am a HUGE fan of corsets. I absolutely love the feeling of restraint and discipline they give me. Plus, they give a banging silhouette. I wear corsets at every chance I get!
WHAT ARE YOUR LEAST FAVORITES?
Modern clothing! Especially swim suits. Also, cheesy Halloween costumes. Yuck.
WHAT KIND OF SHOOTS WOULD YOU LIKE TO WORK ON IN THE FUTURE?
My passion is definitely pinup, but I would love to branch out into more darkly-styled imagery with a lot of drama.
CLASSIC PINUP HAS BECOME A HUGE PHENOMENA LATELY, WHAT ABOUT IT FIRST CAPTURED YOUR INTEREST?
I always found pinup girls to be the epitome of class and elegance, something that was sorely lacking where I grew up. I love the over the top glamor and sense of pure femininity. Give me a girl in red lipstick and stockings over an oiled up bronze bimbo any day!
HOW DID YOU BECOME INTERESTED IN FETISH MODELING?
Fetish modeling for me is definitely related to the old fashioned pinups. Bettie Page is a huge inspiration for me, and her photos definitely gave me the push to get into fetish. I love the "girl in distress" aspect to it, and I find it can be done very tastefully under the right direction.
DO YOU THINK PINUP AND FETISH ARE BECOMING PART OF THE MAINSTREAM CULTURE?
Definitely. I find more and more ladies out there rocking the red lipstick and victory rolls. In the same vein, I see many people wearing corsets and latex out on the town. I love it!
ARE THERE ANY OTHER CREATIVE MEDIUMS YOU WORK IN?
I am a trained sideshow artist, fire eating is my specialty. I like to incorporate the old fashioned vaudeville styling into my act. Think old school Coney Island with a little bit of sexy added in.
WHAT KIND OF MUSIC DO YOU LIKE?
I always say if you put my iPod on shuffle you'd think I was schizophrenic! I love anything from show tunes to Marilyn Manson. I listen to a lot of old big band music from the 50's as well. It really gets me in the right mood.
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO FOR FUN?
I absolutely love live theater and any kind of artistic expression. I go to burlesque shows and local theater productions as often as I can. I also spend a lot of time learning and perfecting stunts to go into my act...who said jumping around in broken glass can't be fun?
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