Bettie D’Vine is an internationally published pin-up, a registered Bettie Page lookalike and an actress. She is currently competing to become Miss Pin Up UK 2016.
1. How did you become a pin up?
I started modelling a year ago, and after trying lots of different looks I preferred the pin-up 1950’s look for its class and elegance. I love how 50’s clothes fit and accentuate my curvy frame.
2. When did you realise your resemblance to Bettie Page?
When I started researching the original 1950’s pin-ups, I really loved how she looked so innocent and other times very naughty. I decided to do a Bettie Page inspired shoot and that’s when my modelling work really started to take off.
3. What other pin-up in the world today do you most admire and why?
It has to be Frankii Wilde fetish and pin-up model. I had heard loads about her and then had the pleasure of meeting her at a shoot last year. She is the most down to earth person I have ever met. She loves animals and has a lovely dog called Butterz, she is a naturally lovely and compassionate person.
4. Can you tell us about your favourite photo shoot to date?
There are far too many. But I love working on retro sets. Recently I have been going to shoots at Picture House Portraits in Kirby Stephen, who always produce amazing images. Only problem is we can’t show many as they are already in line for publication.
Modelling started off as a confidence booster. I never imagined I would get as far as I have in a year. I will hopefully continue to model and have my photos published. It would be amazing if people looked up to Bettie like I look up to current models. I would absolutely love to just reach the finals of Miss Pin Up UK just to perform my first ever burlesque routine.
And just for fun…
6. How many tattoos do you have and which one is your favourite?
I have 6 tattoos. My tattoos all symbolise something to do with music. I am a huge Led Zeppelin fan so “fallen angel” was previously my favourite, however, I had a tattoo for my mum a few years ago of her favourite flower a Stargazer Lily and unfortunately she passed away February of this year so that tattoo is now a memory of her and so my favourite.
7. If you could wake up in the body of another person (just for one day) who would it be and why?
I would love to wake up in the body of Cherry Dollface. Because she is an absolute doll and I would love to see how a pin-up lives in America. They have so many more car shows than we have and I would love to experience that.
8. You have the chance to time travel to any event in history. Which one do you choose and why?
I would love to go back to 1977 and see Led Zeppelin live in America.
There are so many that’s a really hard question but I do love Julia Roberts
10. Can you tell us something about yourself that might surprise us?
I am a massive believer in the spirit realm. I have been on spiritual awareness courses and I practice tarot as well.
You can vote for Bettie in Miss Pin-Up UK HERE