~ the Girls of Grunge ~

8 Sep

Beauty Icon: Grunge Girls

The nineties were a decade when women were kicking against the pricks, from the pages of Bust and Sassy to the ’66 Thunderbird in which Thelma and Louise made their getaway. One of the salutary effects of grunge (which, right on time, is experiencing a revival on the runways) was that it wrote women a permission slip to wear a sneer, paint on a brick-red lip, clip in any number of plastic hair barrettes, and adopt a “hell no!” attitude. Here’s to that.

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