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The Story of Boots’ 17: Selling Cosmetics to the Post-War Teenager

From: 9th May 2024 1:00 pm

To: 9th May 2024 2:00 pm

Lakeside

Djanogly Theatre (Lakeside Arts), University Boulevard, Nottingham, UK

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Jack Moss, PhD Candidate, Dept. of History, University of Nottingham  

£3 (free concessions)  

In 1968, Boots launched a cosmetic range for teenage girls. Join us to explore how 17’s marketing campaigns captured the era’s emphasis on pleasurable self-expression, whilst simultaneously persuading girls to restrain their make-up use. 

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https://www.lakesidearts.org.uk/lectures-and-talks/event/5988/the-story-of-boots-17.html

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