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Natalie Wood in 'Gypsy'. The character and actress I was named after, in one of my Mums favourite films. <3 :)

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Gypsy Rose Lee (January 9, 1911 – April 26, 1970) was an American burlesque entertainer famous for her striptease act. She was also an actress, author, and playwright whose 1957 memoir was made into the stage musical and film Gypsy. Louise's sister, was actress June Havoc.

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RARE and WONDERFUL! c. 1940's/1950's GYPSY ROSE LEE Burlesque Corset or Bustier! Zipper Front! FROM GYPSY ROSE LEE's ESTATE!

Gypsy *starring* Natalie Wood. She was my favorite and at her best in this wonderful movie. A MUST see.

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Iconic Looks from American Couturier Charles James

Gypsy Rose Lee wearing a Charles James gown in the March of Dimes annual fashion show, 1955. Corbis - MarieClaire.com

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Striptease Superstar: Rare and Classic Photos of Gypsy Rose Lee

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Tree He created numerous versions of this dress in various colors between 1955 and 1958. Its wearers included Gypsy Rose Lee and Mrs. Cornelia Vanderbilt Whitney. Although the gathered exterior of this dress resembles the bark of a tree, its name allegedly comes from a Mrs. Marietta Tree, one of the clients who ordered it.

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