Oh, life as a teenage girl: it's awkward, hormonal and...cutting-edge?
It's true – has been for centuries, actually. Young women have been leaders in vocabulary innovation since the 1500s, argues Gretchen McCulloch for Quartz. It's bizarre to think about, especially when words like 'selfie,' and 'bootylicious' seem hardly cutting-edge at face value. Still, both can be found in the Oxford English Dictionary now, meaning McCulloch may be on to something. Read More
BY Amy Carlberg
on Mar 25, 2014
Madonna is nothing if not contradictory.
She's like a virgin, but she's also a material girl; she's ancient, but she's hot like fire.
This makes her a tough pill to swallow on occasion (kinda like the MDMA she kinda told us we should all do on her MDNA tour). But the last thing that should make Madonna unlikable is her body hair.
The selfie is relatively tame body-hair-wise, and reminiscent of Patti Smith's iconic album cover (see below), although the tight black lingerie and Teddy Boy hairstyle is all Madonna. Read More