The unusual uses of pink.

The unusual uses of pink.

What women really think about news, politics, and culture.
Feb. 19 2010 7:14 AM

Pink Is for Battleships

A history of a decidedly unladylike color.

Click here to read a slide-show essay about the unlikely uses of pink.

Become a fan of DoubleX on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.







Jude Stewart writes about design and culture for Slate, The Believer, Fast Company and Print among others. Her first book, ROY G. BIV: An Exceedingly Surprising Book About Color, is available now.

  Slate Plus
Politics
May 22 2015 11:14 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Assistant interactives editor Andrew Kahn on the best of Slate, from the history of slavery to Mad Men.