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Pinup History: the Atomic Age

Pinup History: the Atomic Age




This post is LONG overdue! I apologize for the delay, I just started a new job. Anyway, I wanted to get right into the second post about the history of pin-up. I split the timeline here because this era--the Atomic Age--is well deserving of its own post, especially on a car site. We'll get to why in this post! Where I left off last, America was com...
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Where it All Started - Pinup Girl Origins

Where it All Started - Pinup Girl Origins
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Pin-up culture and car culture are a happy pairing, and have been for decades. As someone who didn't necessarily grow up in the culture, I found myself a little overwhelmed with the styles and eras, which makes sense--there are so many! Today I wanted to take a closer look at the different subcultures and styles of pinup (and yes, a subculture can ...
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To Be A Pinup

To Be A Pinup




​One of the great things about pin-up culture and lifestyle, is--much like car culture--it always starts with a personal experience or fascination and grows over time into a hobby and way of life. And not only are those inciting experiences unique and personal, but they are very dear to those involved in pin-up modeling (and their photographers, an...
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