I have been back and forth on this, because on the one hand, Dita Von Teese pulls off things that mere mortals cannot — and you have to give her props for being consistent, and consistently off-beat.

But on the other hand:

Patrick DeMarchelier Exposition (USA and OZ only)

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I wouldn’t have given this outfit another look — well, except to confirm that her pants are hemmed properly — if not for the lady top hat glued to her forehead. As innately glam as Dita is, I still can’t quite escape the feeling that she’s been appointed the ringmaster of the Mad Hatter’s Fantabulous Wacktacular Dormouse Circus and Tea Shed.