Or, if they did watch, they mostly dismissed the series as ghetto. And I can certainly understand the argument. But what the show lacks in sophistication, it makes up for in truthfulness. And in spite of what we may try to tell ourselves, there is nothing class specific about misogyny and patriarchy, nor the fight for women to claim some autonomy within or around it.
TextTish WeinstockPhotographyDonna Trope The legendary beauty photographer talks getting asked about being aroused on set In our regular series Icons we profile the individuals behind some of the greatest beauty images of all time, looking back on their work and forward towards their enduring influence and legacy. Have any conversation with Donna Trope and it will somehow wind its way back to sex. It lies at the heart of everything she does, every image she creates. Even as a young girl, her vision of the world was informed by her understanding of sex and sexuality. They had a decidedly sexual aura. Her getting ready was almost ritualistic and I watched this, maybe as a voyeur, and was fascinated enough to remember it all my life. I would watch teenage dance programmes and was mesmerised by the clothes, look and attitude of the teens featured to the point where I plotted and planned my own specific style and look in secret.