Does she or doesn’t she?

An excerpt from What the Dog Saw by Malcom Gladwell, via Delancey Place. An interesting examination of fashion, and how the level of self-augmentation we take for granted today wasn't always the norm. "In 1956, when Shirley Polykoff was a junior copywriter at Foote, Cone & Belding, she was given the Clairol account. The product… Continue reading Does she or doesn’t she?

Social armour

When I’m watching people, I like to remind myself once in a while of what they might look like underneath. How noble, imagining people naked, you say. It’s not quite like that. Every so often I’ll catch sight of un-tattooed, un-augmented, un-tanned, un-clothed skin, maybe a few strands of hair on an arm, or a… Continue reading Social armour