If you think modern photoshop fails are ridiculous, just look at what Gil Elvgren did to his pin-up models. More
The wonderful blog English Russia recently scanned in some photos from the Soviet era teen magazine “Sverstnitsa,” which the blog translates to “peer girl.” They’re all taken from issues that came out in 1989, and constitute a wonderful snapshot of how Soviet teens used to dress when they wanted to look fancy. Try as they might, those mean communist leaders could not keep out the influence of the west, as you can see from the girls’ New Wave haircuts, stone washed denim, and shiny, shiny everything. I also appreciate their pin-up poses. More
There’s nothing like a good, old-fashioned pin-up girl, and Marisa Miller channels the spirit of 1940s hotties with panache (and ample cleavage) in a recent photo shoot for the USO. More
Like we told you yesterday, Katy Perry is on the cover of the October issue of In Style Magazine. She also stars in a sizable spread within, and despite her hot pink hair, the photos are surprisingly classy and subdued. There are no whipped-cream-shooting bustiers here, only lovely retro outfits and Kitty Purry doing her best impression of Bettie Page. It’s almost enough to make you forget she’s released some of the most annoying songs in recent pop music history. Almost. More
And what is she eating? More
This has me feeling all kinds of feelings. How does it make you feel? More
She’s pictured at 80.
I don’t know, but I think she looks great, and I think the next time I lure a man back to my puzzle-den, I will greet him wearing only earmuffs. It will be super sexy. – TheFrisky
Betty Grable, 1943. The number 1 pin-up girl of WWII. Happy Memorial Day.