Contemporary Art

The Art of Burlesque

Ahead of this week’s Erotic: Passion & Desire sale in London on 16 February, Sotheby’s hosted a Valentine’s Day party sponsored by Coco De Mer featuring the crème de la crème of the burlesque scene. Miss Allison England was on hand to greet the guests on arrival at a packed New Bond Street before further entertainment from Miss Fallon Dee, who has worked alongside the likes of Stella McCartney and Elton John. There was a variety of performances throughout the evening, including a show-stopping turn by Missy Fatale plus music from Miss Polly Rae who showed the audience exactly why she’s been at the top of her game for the past ten years. Click ahead to see highlights from the performances alongside some exclusive behind-the-scenes shots and quotes from the performers.


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