Technically speaking, a pin-up girl is a girl that men would usually buy a poster of up and pin to their wall or bunk. Historically, they were of famous celebrities, and they came to fame during World War II when soldiers would have posters of the pin-up girls. Nowadays, pin-up girls have evolved into a bit more of a vague style, but they still consist of sexy girls in poses for posters than most guys would pin up. Via: Shannon Brooke Imagery — Want your sexy shots featured in our future posts? This was aweful.
Something about the s has always seemed a bit magical to me you know, apart from the political, racial and gender climates of the times. For this, I blame mostly my father. There's a certain inevitability that a child consistently exposed to Johnny Cash, Doris Day and Marilyn Monroe will develop some kind of fascination with the era that introduced us to bullet bras and full skirts, right? But with this fascination, of course, came a fascination with the overall pinup style. I know that back in the day, photos of "pinup girls" were primarily intended to satisfy the male gaze — whether a photograph of a real human or an artistic illustration, the images of these women were meant to be literally pinned to a wall: Sex symbols in front of an audience.
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