As a quintessentially feminine colour, pink has undoubtedly marked many important ‘fashion moments’, from 18th Century Rococo fashion to Elsa Schiaparelli’s 1930’s ‘Shocking pink’, and Christian Dior’s 1950’s ‘New Look’ pastel shade. For the past decade or so, however, pink seemed reserved to little girls and their beloved Barbie dolls, or bimbo heroines in Hollywood comedies. 

While the Rock, Modern Art, Sci-Fi, post-war Retro and Photorealistic trends prevailed, pale pink was disdainfu...

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