Olive Von Topp

Burlesque Babe, Olive Von Topp stopped by the Dolly Shots Studio last week for a sexy and silly photoshoot!

Olive is a member of The Femmes Rebelles in Guelph, Ontario, where she producers, performers and teaches burlesque classes!  You can catch Olive at PeepshowTO’s Trick or Tease production on October 11th at the Great Hall in Toronto!  Please enjoy some brand new photos of the gorgeous Olive Von Topp!

Makeup by Trixi Jones
Photos by Dolly Shots Photography

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Genie Emerald in Eleganza pt. 3

The sultry, seductive Genie Emerald is back for the final set in our series; Eleganza!

Photos by Dolly Shots Photography

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Genie Emerald in Eleganza pt. 2

The gorgeous Genie Emerald is back this week for part 2 in our Eleganza series!

I love Genie’s beautiful burlesque costume, which includes a corset and bra completely bedazzled by Genie herself and a fantastic Tim Burton-esq circus tent skirt made by the fabulous Betty Quirk! Enjoy!

Photos by Dolly Shots Photography

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Genie Emerald in Eleganza

The Golden Legs of Burlesque; Genie Emerald shines in a brand new Dolly Shots photoset!

I am thrilled to share this week’s photoset, as it is the first in a wonderful series starring one of my favourite Burlesque Beauties, the glamourous Genie Emerald!  Genie is looking like old Hollywood royalty in our first photoset as she dons a brand new custom costume created by Sweet Carousel Corsetry.  Enjoy!

Outfit by Sweet Carousel Corsetry
Photos by Dolly Shots Photography

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2018: A Year of Changes

2018 has been a transitional year.  It has been the uncomfortable growing stage in between leaving a past self behind and becoming a new creature.  It has been hard and it has been a journey but ultimately it has been worth it.

In 2018 I performed at the Fierce! International Queer Burlesque Festival, the Toronto Burlesque Festival, the ROM with Amplify Apparel, all three PeepshowTO productions, twice at Speakeasy at Revival, the Ladies of Burlesque at the Royal, Toronto Pride and my favourite place; Yeti Con! I even go-go danced in the elevator at the Toronto Reference Library for the Snailoween Party!  I travelled to New York and barely made it to Montreal, where I was sadly too ill to perform at the Bagel Burlesque Festival.

The biggest change in my life this year was leaving my soul-sucking, 9-5 office job for a more creative career path.  I have had some of my best photoshoots, both in front of and behind the camera and worked with a whole plethora of new and wonderful people!  I made a fabulous new costume for one of my favourite performers, Laura Desiree.  I celebrated the marriage of two of my dearest friends.  I got a new, badass tattoo of my idol Tura Satana from my girl Suspiria!  And to top off the whole year I move back into my apartment after nearly a year of extensive renovations!

I am now in the process of setting up Dolly Shots Studio for 2019 and I am so excited to share it with you!  Stay tuned next year for lots more fabulous-ity and beauty!

Happy New Year!!

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Photo by Jonathan Choi, Direction by Katherine Bermudo
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My third time seeing Hamilton in NYC for my Birthday with Sevvy and Betty
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Chilling with my bae Leeland backstage at Sinful Sundays
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Meeting the incredible Miz Cracker in NYC was a dream!  As was watching Betty lipsync for her life with Cracker cheering her on!
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Lord of the G-Strings was such a fun show!
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Galadriel at Lord of the G-Strings will forever be one of my favourite performances
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Performing at Fierce with these fierce ladies!  Zilly Lilly, Charlie Quinn, Coco Frambois, and Betty Quirk
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The Amplify Apparel team at the ROM
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Emma Frost photo by Tyrone Islington
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The PeepshowTO crew at Yeti Con
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Photo by Stacey Naglie
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We rocked the house with our nerdy performances at Yeti Con!
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Backup dancing for my bb Leeland at Pride with all these hotties!
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My second Ru-Girl meeting of the year was with the stunning Aja at Pride!
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I always love being the PeepshowTO Poster Girl!  Here I am rocking the Barbarella look, shot by Paul Hillier.
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The PeepshowTO Space show was a blast!
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Photo by Rebecca Northcott
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In the middle of this man-sandwich at the Toronto Burlesque Festival.  I love Tucker and Newfoundlad!!
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Showing off our pantsuits by Betty Quirk at the Toronto Burlesque Festival!
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Taste of the Danforth is always part of my summer.  Here I am with my sister Bri!
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Photo by Paul Hillier
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A Cool Rider and a Cool Teacher backstage at Speakeasy at Revival with Charlie Quinn!
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My second performance with Amplify Apparel for a private event
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Go-Go dancing as Alice at PeepshowTO was so much fun!
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Round one of my tattoo with Suspiria (stay tuned for the finished tat)
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Shooting the poster for Snailoween was also such an incredible experience, and the final result was amazing!!
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The Snailoween party with my gals!
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I love me some man-sandwiches ok… Comikonrad and The Last Son are such hunks!
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Go-Go dancing in the Reference Library Elevator at Snailoween
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Photo by Stacey Naglie

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Behind the Scenes with Lunar Replicant
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Being glam at Amie and Zach’s wedding with Leeland
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Mam’selle Dolly with Stacey Naglie

Thanks to the wonderful Stacey Naglie for another beautiful photoset!

Stacey is an incredible lifestyle photographer who shoots everything from weddings and engagement photos, family and children’s portraits, professional headshots and so much more!  I highly recommend her if you are looking to book a session as she is so easy to work with, gives really great direction and produces amazing results!

I hope you enjoy our latest set!

Bra by Playful Promises
Robe by Dottie’s Delights
Corset by Louise Black
Photos by Stacey Naglie Photography

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Glamour Shots with Stacey Naglie

Earlier this year I got together with my wonderfully talented friend,  Stacey Naglie to shoot some very glamourous looks!  I am so thrilled with the results and I hope you enjoy them too!

Photos by Stacey Naglie Photography

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