Biography Cookie Diorio is a Philadelphia-based drag performer, a classically trained vocalist, a songwriter, an activist, a husband, mama to the cutest little Yorkshire Terrier ever, a music teacher and lover of all things sparkly. She mastered walking in 5 inch stilettos in the night clubs of Boston, achieved her hair fantasy by studying vintageContinue reading

ART OF THE HEEL Call it cabaret for a cause or philanthropic frivolity, drag songstress Cookie Diorio uses her 6.5 inch platforms to celebrate diversity, promote social justice and create civically-engaged art by hosting a world class series of music showcases to benefit non-profit organizations making a difference in our communities. TAKE ME THERE, PLEASE!

Red Hairing

I love red hair.            Period.                          Despite what the     title might suggest, there will be no distractions to mislead you to any other conclusions. I made the fall I am wearing in the above photo a week ago. Although the materials sat lonely on my basement table for a couple weeks before I paid them any attention, IContinue reading “Red Hairing”

Pieces of a Refrain

I sit center stage on a high, black lacquered stool in a puddle of soft blueish white light. My deep black finger waves glisten as I roll my head back with the high note of a melancholy melody. You can just see the stiletto’d foot of my crossed leg  peeking out from the cascade of sequins of my floor length dress. A veryContinue reading “Pieces of a Refrain”

Straight-On Botox Face

Photo shoot days are so much fun!  In this one, I was living a 1970’s urban disco fantasy. You can’t tell from the photos, but the gold outfit I’m wearing is a V-neck sequin jumpsuit with a super wide belt. I love it! I’m totally making another one in black with extra big shoulder pads! AsContinue reading “Straight-On Botox Face”