Well, I'm here to add even more joy to my European and otherwise well-traveled readers' lives. The Weston Gallery at the University of Nottingham is launching an exhibit on Boots No. 7, which celebrates its 80th birthday this year.
|I'm a sucker for retro beauty images.|
To make things even better, there will be free lunchtime talks. If I weren't doing my best to send two children to college and putting a new roof on my shack in Newtopia, I'd be on Travelocity pricing flights.
|A Cultural History of Makeup? BRING. IT. ON.|
I'm very intrigued by this final image, though:
|Her eyebrows are on FLEEK.|
I realize these are patches. I mean, I have read my Georgette Heyer. But I'm dying to know ... are these merely part of the cultural history of makeup, or has Boots No. 7 started selling them?