| March 7, 2013

Earlier this week in NYC, burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese proved herself to be one of the most fashion-forward women on the planet when she modeled the very first fully 3-D printed dress.

Made from a type of hardened nylon, Teese's dress was designed by Los Angeles designer Michael Schmidt — whose fashions have previously been seen on Lady Gaga and Rihanna — and Brooklyn-based architect Francis Bitonti. Their creation was then printed by Shapeways, a 3D-printing design studio, before being assembled and lacquered.

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All eyes were on Teese when she debuted the dress at the Ace Hotel on Monday, but the burlesque artist is used to that kind of attention. She's been a fashion maven ever since she stepped onto the scene, wowing the audiences with her glamorous, eye-catching styles.

Take a peek below at Teese's most spectacular ensembles:

2013 Design Debut

Dita Von Teese models the first 3D printed dress designed by Michael Schmidt in collaboration with Francis Bitonti.

2013 German Fashion party

Dita Von Teese on the catwalk at the  'Lambertz Monday Night Chocolate and Fashion' party in Cologne, Germany.

2011 My Cointreau Travel Essentials Launch

Dita Von Teese celebrates the launch of My Cointreau Travel Essentials in Miami Beach.

2010 Virgin Atlantic Airways 10th Anniversary Celebration

Founder and President of Virgin Group Sir Richard Branson and burlesque artist Dita Von Teese celebrate the airlines' 10th anniversary of flying between London and Las Vegas on the wing of a Virgin Atlantic Airways 747-400 aircraft at McCarran International Airport.

2008 Diamond Information Center Private Dinner

Dita Von Teese arrives at the Diamond Information Center Private Dinner Honoring Designers, Diamonds, and Hollywood Glamour in Los Angeles.

2008 Celebrating Wonderbra's New COllection of Lingerie

Dita Von Teese sits on a giant Wonderbra to celebrate a new collection of lingerie she designed, which was inspired by her love of the burlesque scene and 1940's glamour.

2007 Erotica '07 Show

Dita Von Teese poses on stage for photographers at the ' Erotica 07' show in London.

2007 Cannes Film Festival

Dita Von Teese performs during amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS event at the 60th International Cannes film festival.

2007 Charity Benefit

Dita Von Teese performs at the Macy's Passport 2007 charity benefit at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.

2006 Cannes Film Festival

Dita Von Teese arrives for the screening of the film "Southland Tales," at the 59th International film festival in Cannes.

2005 Annual Life Ball

Sir Elton John reveives a rose from Dita Von Teese on stage at the annual Life Ball in Vienna.