17 Eyebrow-Raising Headlines on Vintage Cosmopolitan Magazines

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15th Aug, 2012

Cosmopolitan is and always has been provocative women’s magazine. I remember reading it as a curious teenager, trying to fold over half the page I was looking at so the person next to me wouldn’t see. But browsing through the Old Magazine Shop‘s vintage copies of the mag, I found myself quite surprised, sometimes even offended by some headlines. From the utterly bizarre to the ridiculously politically incorrect, check out some of the oddities I found…

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And before supermodels were the covergirls…

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