Time for the annual best-of list. So here are the highlights for our 2017 Year in Pin Up.
Week. By. Week
Week 1: January 1-7
The week we learned about the man-eating singing mermaids musical film. #swoon
Week 2: January 8-14
This photo of Gypsy Rose Lee. Well, it was her birthday…..
Week 3: January 15-21
The week more than 3 million women around the U.S. marched against racism, sexism and bigotry.
Week 4: January 22-28
The week we lost Mary Tyler Moore. RIP.
Week 5: January 29-February 4
The week of Bang Bang Von Loola’s pirate adventures.
Week 6: February 5-11
That week of Mainbocher …
…and screenings in Illinois
Week 7: February 12-18
That week we sealed everything with a kiss.
Week 8: February 19-25
The week of Amazon Barbie.
Week 9: February 26-March 4
That week we worshiped Janelle Monae’s panniers.
And Emma Stone’s fringe.
Week 10: March 5-11
That week we were all about lifting women up.
Week 11: March 12-18
The week of the screening in NoCo.
Week 12: March 19-25
That week we said sexiness comes from confidence.
Week 13: March 26-April 1
The week we put on our stockings.
Week 14: April 2-8
The week we discovered the Old Milwaukee pin up beer cans.
Week 15: April 9-15
The week we discovered burlesque mermaids.
Week 16: April 16-22
That week we were all about gender bending.
And princess dresses.
Oh, and tattoos.
Week 17: April 22-29
That week we closed out a film festival.
And won best documentary
Week 18: April 30-May 6
The week we swooned over this.
Oh, and did a little thing called a podcast….
Week 19: May 7-13
Bellocq. It was always Bellocq.
Week 20: May 14-20
The week of dick pics.
Week 21: May 21-27
The week Ariana Grande became an unintentional symbol for people attempting to shut down the voices and empowerment of girls and young women.
We still ache for Manchester.
Week 22: May 28-June 3
Did you really need to ask?
Week 23: June 4-10
I still say the shorts would look hella better with flip flops.
Week 24: June 11-17
That week we celebrated black pin ups.
Week 25: June 18-24
The week boys at Exeter protested their uniforms…. by wearing skirts.
Week 26: June 25-July 1
The week we discovered Le Clitoris
Week 27: July 2-8
The week we went vintage for July 4th.
Week 28: July 9-15
The week we saw I Love Lucy in color.
Week 29: July 16-22
Because we’re all about cosplay… and fighting back against the system.
Week 30: July 23-29
When we met the Rolling Stones.
Week 31: July 30-August 5
Rose McGowan. Betty Boop. This made our week.
Week 32: August 6-12
Two words: Ashley Graham.
Week 33: August 13-19
The week we launched our interactive documentary.
Week 34: August 20-26
Selena Gomez’s BTS of Fetish really caught your eye.
Week 35: August 27-September 2
Meet the LadyByrds. Girl band. Topless. #firsts
Week 36: September 3-9
*sigh* Paris Blues. With Louis Armstrong, Sydney Poitier and Paul Newman.
Week 37: September 10-16
Weegee + movie theaters + infrared + 1940s = photographic gold.
Week 38: September 17-23
We KNEW you really liked #CalendarWednesday.
Week 39: September 24-30
Like really really liked Calendar Wednesday.
Week 40: October 1-7
Week 41: October 8-14
The week of Friday the 13th. During October. And five places where you don’t want to get stuck.
Week 42: October 14-21
The week Wheels and Dollbaby called it quits.
Week 43: October 22-28
Carrie Fisher. The Last Jedi. Why General Leia is important. #imnotcryingyourecrying
Week 44: October 29-November 4
This seasonal gif.
Week 45: November 5-11
The week we celebrated Veteran’s Day, and remembered the women who served in the US Navy as WAVES.
Week 46: November 12-18
The week we were reminded why it’s so important for an artist to get credit for her work.
Week 47: November 19-25
Because who doesn’t need Prince roller skates?
Week 48: November 26-December 2
Rita Heyworth. The Bee Gees. ‘Nuf said.
Week 49: December 3-9
Week 50: December 10-16
Meet the girl behind Alice in Wonderland.
Week 51: December 17-23
I’m looking for the sequel: revenge of the model.
Week 52: December 24-30
That week we (FINALLY) released our “Girls Like That” music video.