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‘It’s sheer! It’s queer!’: redesigning and diversifying beauty ads of the past

‘It’s sheer! It’s queer!’: redesigning and diversifying beauty ads of the past

Long before makeup moguls like Jeffree Star and Kylie Jenner were selling lip kits and mystery boxes on Instagram, there was the old-fashioned way of selling beauty products – in the pages of women’s magazines. Thin white women posed alongside phrases like “Lashes” or “Great look, great body, great mascara!” while donning blue eyeshadow and …

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Can We Play?

With the Football (ahem, ‘Soccer’ for our Antipodean and Stateside readers) World Cup finally drawn to a conclusion, I have to confess my personal allegiance has left me lamenting the English boys loss, no ‘Bringing It Home’ this time round! Now the mourning period is over, I’m drawn to reminisce on the many football fashion …

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