Dita is well known for her classic ‘50s style and porcelain skin, however she hasn’t always looked like a Hollywood screen siren.
Dita shared the old photo on Instagram
Dita, real name Heather Renée Sweet, actually used to look like any other American teen, complete with glossy blonde locks and sunkissed skin.
Dita herself was shocked by the photo and shared her thoughts with fans on Instagram, writing: “Found this pic of me sunbathing, age 16.”
“I still love the beach, but these days I prefer to enjoy it with sun protection or by moon-bathing in a black swimsuit paired with diamonds,” she added.
Dita at the 2014 Met Gala
Dita recently attended the Met Ball 2014, where she showed off the ‘50s look she’s well-known for in a figure-hugging Zaz Posen gown.
As well as carving a successful career as a model and dancer, Dita has also designed her own lingerie ranges and released a number of fragrances.