Monthly Archives: February 2016

Forever Pretty in Pink: A teen classic turns 30. But is it actually a working-class “woman’s film”?

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Erotically materialized Papa Smurf’s costume

“I had never really thought of exploring the concept of eroticizing the Smurfs characters but the more I researched and read about the adult interpretations, I found it quite entertaining.” (www.mensunderwearguy.com) The adult Smurfs image, Tom of Finland Smurfs (left), was created … Continue reading

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What Fashion Scholars Text About When They Text About Fashion

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A Plus in the Sun: The Spatial Politics of Selling Plus-Size Clothes to Women

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