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If you know me in real life, you’ll know that my style icons are people like Dita Von Teese, Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, et al. I love my red lipstick and my 50’s dresses. All my favourite clothes just scream “womanly”. It is a look I get a lot of enjoyment from, but it is also a complicated ideal for me.
I used to enjoy a much more androgynous look. My inspiration back then was a long list of men in makeup. Richey James, Nicky Wire, Johnny Slut, Brian Slade.. I may have fancied some of them, but mostly I wanted to be them.