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Happy Birthday, Bettie Page!

Happy Birthday, Bettie Page!
This Month we celebrate what would have been Bettie Page's 100th birthday - that's 100 years of fetish, fantasy, style and sexual empowerment!
The legendary pin-up model, actress and sex symbol, would have turned 100 years old on April 22nd 2023. Her iconic look, with her trademark Bettie bangs continue to influence fashion, beauty and pop culture today. As we celebrate her centenary, lets take a look at the life and legacy of this iconic figure.
Born in Nashville, Tennessee, Bettie grew up in a strict family and experienced hardship throughout her childhood. However, as she grew older, her natural beauty and charisma began to manifest more and more, and it wasn't long before she was discovered and became one of the most photographed women in the world.
In the 1950s, Bettie Page became the quintessential pin-up girl, posing for countless photos in a variety of provocative poses and outfits. Her work captivated and inspired a generation of young men and women. Her iconic images still spark a sense of nostalgia and fondness to this day, which speaks to the timeless nature of her beauty and allure.
Bettie Page’s impact on popular culture is still felt today. Her signature look has inspired fashion designers all over the world, and her sensuality continues to inspire artists, photographers, and filmmakers. She has been immortalized as a pop culture icon and continues to be celebrated by fans all around the globe.
Long before we invested in the licensing for Bettie Page Lingerie, Bettie was an inspiration to our brand and founder, Emma (who still sports the iconic Bettie bangs!). Bettie symbolises the type of femininity we embrace; it's intoxicating, mischievous, playful and proud.
Bettie Page was famous for her pin-up photos, particularly those by Irving Klaw which depicted fetish scenes and films. She was often photographed by fellow pin-up-model Bunny Yeager, which led to appearances in Playboy. Bunny showed Bettie's playful and fun side, whereas Irving explored Bettie as a dominatrix or submissive in lingerie.
Bettie Page's 100th birthday is an opportunity to celebrate the life and legacy of a true icon. Even a century later, her legacy continues to inspire us, and her impact on pin-up culture and the broader culture of beauty and sensuality has been nothing short of remarkable. To celebrate we’ve created Bettie’s special birthday suit, just for her! The Dahlia set features oversized satin bows over black mesh, making you Bettie’s birthday gift…
Bettie Page was a pioneer for female sexuality and style, and we want to continue her legacy for many years.
Let us take you on a journey of our first few years of Bettie Page Lingerie...