This is Dita Von Teese’s house, a LA multihyphenate star that adds her home with plenty of her personality while preserving the most she could from her Tudor Revival residence’s original character.
It’s been five years since the most famous burlesque star and style icon, DIta Von Teese, bought this house in LA, and yet, it still is a work in progress. The truth is that he confesses to don’t like to finish everything and prefers to keep having projects and so keep adding new things to the place.
TBDs withstanding, the star was responsible for managing and renovating the 3.200 square foot house with four bedrooms Tudor Revival style home and making it work to match her unique inimitable punk pinup style. The star explains that when she arrived in the house it was all white and she has a huge adverse to houses with walls painted in white and, as so, that was exactly her first order: go room by broom and start adding color and excitement to each one of them.
Antiques and taxidermy passionate, Von Teese holds the past in reverence – the star is extremely sensitive and details oriented. She was adamantly opposed to bulldozing through with a conventional modern things-up design approach. She expresses that feels like she is living in a ’20s or ’30s house she made her fall in love with it besides the house’s past: It made a huge difference for her when she was purchased this house to know its past where children were raised and the previous owner even got married there with brings a cheerful past and good energy to the house.
In part, a reason that conquer her was that the kitchen wasn’t overly renovated. She liked to keep things as historical and original as possible. Still, the kitchen was brown and plain, and, as so, she immediately started to make her mark there as brown was her least favorite color which incentivized her to add a pop of another color.
Source: Architectural Digest