I write about beauty, fashion, feminism and identity for a bunch of different places. Sometimes I do makeup, style, and fashion blog, too.
From Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke, Bowie used makeup and style to express complicated ideas about gender and society—and to further his career. To honor the rock icon's death at the age of 69, we look back at how his striking personas have influenced generations of queer and alternative youth.
From the Affair of Poisons in Louis XIV France to Dior's Hypnotic Poison eau de toilette, scent has been sinister for a very long time.