January 11, 2018 2 min read

We ask your favourite vintage vamps all the questions you wish you could ask yourself! This week our guest is a burlesque artiste, ambassador and all-round glamourpuss - the enigmatic Miss Tosh!

Name: Miss Tosh

Occupation: Burlesque Entertainer, Designer, Educator & LGBTQ+ Activist 

Describe your style in five words: 
Glamorous, Whimsical, Elegant, Sophisticated, Nostalgic

What is your favourite piece in your wardrobe, why do you love it and where did you get it?
It’s a tuxedo jacket from the 1800s that I often wear on stage. I received this treasure as a gift from a lover who had found it in an antique market in Paris 

Who or what is your inspiration? 
Strength in femininity. I love the duality between masculine lines and feminine curves. My ultimate fashion muses are Marlene Dietrich and Betty Grable.

If you could borrow anyone’s wardrobe (living or dead) who’s would it be?
Isabella Blow

What’s the one thing you wouldn’t leave the house without doing? 
Applying a swipe of red lipstick, of course. 

What’s your top tip for feeling confident? 
Being true to yourself and wearing whatever you want. 

What’s the last book you read?
The Art of Mastery by Robert Greene 

What’s your favourite song, band or piece of music? 
I listen to Missy Elliot's Work It before every show. I also enjoy music by Aaliyah, Biggie, The Cure, Ella Fitzgerald, and Aretha Franklin.

What three things could you not live without? 
Art, Passion & Love

What's your biggest achievement to date? 
Manifesting my dreams by creating my own path in my business and career.

What do you want to achieve in 2018?
I'll be launching a tour of my biggest acts in one show. Would love to give audiences in smaller cities the opportunity to see my biggest show!

Wild night out or cosy night in?
Cosy night in

Naughty French martini or green tea goodness?
Green tea goodness

Dressed up or dressed down? 
Dressed all the way up! 

Skirts or trousers?
Depends on the mood

Introvert or extrovert?
Extroverted introvert 

Comedy or thriller? 
Comedy

Call or text? 
Call

Truth or dare? 
Dare 

True vintage or brand spanking new?
Vintage 

If I could change the world in one way I would. . .  
There is so much I would change, but firstly to have Love be the ruling factor. 

What advice would you give your 15 year old self? 
You can and will make dreams come true. 

I am happiest when. . . 
I make you smile. 

What’s your favourite What Katie Did piece? 
The Glamour Nouveau set in peach

 

Miss Tosh
Instagram: @misstosh