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Secondary school. Sometime in the early 1990s. Girls using eyeliner to stencil the edge of their lips, trying to look like TLC or Aaliyah. As makeup experiments go, the teenage years are, more often than not, the time when girls find a look that induces parental eye-rolling and stick to it wholeheartedly, which is one of the things that makes Lorde’s commitment to dark purple lipstick so endearing (and gives the Guardian fashion desk flashbacks to adolescence). Read more
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AUSTIN (The Borowitz Report) — N.S.A. leaker Edward Snowden surprised a standing-room-only crowd at this year’s SXSW by performing an impromptu set of four songs from his new CD, which was released online today.
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