Girls and cars, just mix. My neighbor pulled out of her driveway in little sports car, and I said.. Heh, can I take pic with the car? So here I go At least for now. It's after church, and hot in Florida, but taking pictures, excite me so much
Unseen photos provide a sensitive look at America's early 'working girls'. Written by Dita Von Teese. Dita Von Teese is a burlesque performer, model and author. Women in sexual professions have always distinguished themselves from other women, from the mores of the time, by pushing the boundaries of style. The most celebrated concubines and courtesans in history set the trends in their respective courts. The great dames of burlesque -- Sally Rand, Gypsy Rose Lee -- boasted a signature style on- and offstage, reflecting broader-than-life personalities. Given that photography was still an emerging technology, an emerging creative medium, when these "working girls" posed for William Goldman in the s at a Reading, Pennsylvania brothel, the entire exercise transcends their initial business liaison.
Teenage girls living in the s enjoyed an independence that would make many modern teen envious. They had been raised by parents and teachers who encouraged them to dress prettily so they could find a young man to marry, and to work a part-time job so they could buy expensive wedding china. But by the time they were old enough to work part-time jobs, the young men were away at war and mom and dad were both working away from the home. With no young boys to impress and no parents to please, teenage girls, were left with an unexpected level of independence, and a lot of disposable income. Ballet girls posing in their dressing room at the Cremorne Theatre, Brisbane,
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