Hey, ladies. Do you like not getting ax-murdered by a madman, but just wish that not dying a horrific death could be a little more fabulous? Well, get excited! Capitalism is here for you! Women's self-defense products are increasingly taking fashion into account as much as function, for all us ladies who've always longed to maim a ne'er-do-well with pink mace, pink pepper spray, pink tasers, pink nunchuks, pink bo staffs, pink throwing stars, pink hand grenades, pink vagina daggers, pink tridents, pink big rocks, and pink attack bears.
Look, I love Newsies as much as anybody. Seriously, there was a time of my life when I had a Newsies outfit and, dear God, spent hours a day reading Newsies fan fiction (yes, it exists and, yes, shit gets real weird). I get why peop... Read Post
We now associate it with lady-mags and crap products, but pink was once the color of boys' clothing and battleships. Another fun fact: women supposedly like pink because it reminds us of female genitalia. [Slate, image: JeongMee Yoo... Read Post