This old piece from Esquire magazine from 1949 shows how much has changed. This can go in several directions for conversation, but what this illustrates at least is that perceptions of the attractiveness etc change over time. One wonders what will happen to what we think is attractive today… the same… in a generation it may make us gasp. What is even more significant is that the rise of a greater equality turns all of this into a new kind of dual expectations.
What strikes you most about this list?