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
Working
April 20 2015 5:34 PM The “How Does a New Orleans Musician Work?” Transcript Read what Adam Davidson asked singer-songwriter Sarah Quintana about her workday.
  Health & Science
Science
April 21 2015 10:00 AM The Logical Failures of Food Fads Why studying the humanities can help you live a healthy life.