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My name is Tara, and this is my Platinum Parlor.  I am a wife & mother living a life inspired by feminine feels & vintage vibes.  Here, I document my adventures around Southern California involving classic fashion, beauty products, home decor, & places of interest.  Please come in and stay for a while...

The Glamour Ball

The Glamour Ball

Ladies & Gentlemen!  I am ecstatic to announce that next month at the 22nd Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Festival, I will be bringing to you THE GLAMOUR BALL!  If you're like me, and feel like you get all dressed up with no where to go, come on down to thee most glamorous event at VLV. 

Brought to you by Viva Las Vegas & The Pretty Dress Co. I encourage you to put on ALL your glitz Saturday night and meet me at the Deluxe Club (located on the casino floor of The Orleans).  The Glamour Ball will have live entertainment, music & dancing, cocktails, giveaways, AND one lucky lady will win the title of Miss Glamour!  The contest entry period is now open, please read below for contest rules....

The Glamour Ball Competition:

We will be giving away over $1000 in prizes to our Glamour Ball winner as well as our beautiful audience.  If you have a gown and are looking for an excuse to shine on stage, you could be eligible for the grand prize package! Some of this years prizes include:

Clothing Voucher from The Pretty Dress Co.   

Gift Card from Unique Vintage  

High Roller Wrist Band to Viva Las Vegas 2020

Styling products Suavecita Pomade     

Grand Prize Winner Photo Shoot Package with Spike and the Camera

Wine from Sort This Out Cellars  

Store Credit to Polished Raven

and much more!

Contestants will be judged on overall styling of their glamorous ensemble from head to toe including their clothing, shoes, accessories, as well as makeup & hair styling.  This should represent how ball goers would have looked during the 1940s-1960s.  Please stick to one era! Personality and stage presence will also be considered for the crown of Miss Glamour.

  • Email no more than 5 photos to platinumparlor@gmail.com of your gown (pant suits also welcome), as well as the pieces you will pair with your outfit, this could also be a hair style.  Please keep in mind this contest is about vintage glamour, but handmade & reproduction gowns will be accepted.  Photo quality is not important, I am only looking for dress style, color, and idea of era & styling.  If you do not have all the pieces or do not have photos of everything, that is fine, this is only to help get an idea of your entire ensemble. 

  • In email write 3-5 sentences introducing yourself, including your stage name, your location, and a description about your outfit.  

  • Entries will be accepted until April 1st at 11:59pm(PST).  Finalists will be notified no later than April 10th.

  • To be considered, YOU (the contestant) are the only one who can submit your entry.  You must be attending Viva Las Vegas & have a High-Roller Wristband.  The Glamour Ball is Saturday evening, starting at 9:00 p.m., and all finalists will need to be present at 9:00 p.m. and stay for the entire event & competition. Contestants will not be compensated for any costs in attending.  


The Judges:

I have hand selected these judges based on their experience & expertise in today's world of vintage inspired fashion & styling.  I feel these 4 women will provide great feedback, and being from around the world... will have an unbiased score for our winner!

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Marie Devilreux

Brazilian born, London based burlesque queen Marie Devilreux will be making her way to Vegas to be a part of The Glamour Ball! Whether you spotted her in magazines, the burlesque stage, or Instagram, her own unique style blending vintage horror and Old Hollywood glam leaves her audience spellbound everywhere she goes. She will be doing a meet and greet at the VLV Car Show and has burlesque bookings while visiting the States. Follow her on her Instagram to stay up to date.


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Miss Tammi Savoy

Welcome back 2019’s audience winner, Miss Tammi Savoy! Last year Tammi attended The Glamour Ball and won as the “Host’s Pick,” she received a goodie bag of prizes, and is joining the judging panel this year. This gal is also an amazing singer, recently winning Best Rockabilly Female with with Ameripolitan Music Awards. She will also be performing at this years Viva Las Vegas on Sunday night in the Bienville Room.


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Miss Tosh

Miss Tosh is known as the international Starlet of Burlesque and LGBTQ Glambassador. Famous for creating beautiful fantasies through the art of spectacle. Miss Tosh and her spinning unicorn are a one of a kind act amongst the contemporary burlesque scene dazzling audiences across the globe. Miss Tosh is the producer of Beauty of Burlesque, an evening of varietease showing every month at the historic Los Angeles Globe Theater. 


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Dottie Deville

No stranger to Viva Las Vegas or vintage fashion is Dottie Deville from San Diego, CA.  You might need to cover your eyes when she enters the room as she is all glitz & glamour! Whether you find her performing & producing her burlesque shows or working as a vintage clothing stylist, she is always dressed to impress.  Find her on Instagram @DottieDeville


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