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Clip from the ‘Balloon Dance’ from the motion picture “Give the girl a break” Warner Brothers 1953. via Warner Archive Instant on YouTube)
The US presidential inauguration of Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1953 when Eisenhower’s wife Mamie Eisenhower wore a pink dress as her inaugural gown is thought to have been a key turning point to the association of pink as a color associated with girls. Mamie’s strong liking of pink led to the public association with pink being a color that “ladylike women wear.” The 1957 American musical Funny Face also played a role in cementing the color’s association with women.
Mamie Eisenhower in her pink inaugural gown, painted in 1953 by Thomas Stevens. (img via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pink) Continue reading
How Chique!! Cigarettes with a red rose filter! No red lipstick smear visible; keep your filter’s “clean”
Here is a link to a video titled ‘Rose-Tipped Cigarettes’ on the British Pathé website – http://www.britishpathe.com/video/rose-tipped-cigarettes; In the east London factory of Godfrey Phillips Ltd we see various shots of rose tips being put onto Turkish cigarettes. A woman opens a box of roses, removes the leaves and puts the head in a bowl. A girl takes a rose from the bowl, sorts the petals and punches out the tip shapes with a special cutter. Girls sits at benches, sticking the rose petal tips onto Turkish cigarettes with gum. The finished cigarettes are put into carton.