August 4, 2014

Ear piercing adopts a delicate balance

A few years ago, Sarah Slutsky found an online photo of a delicate gold hoop pierced midway through the ear cartilage. “I kept looking at it,” she said. “I was an assistant at Vogue at the time, and after one stressful day, I said, ‘I’m going for it.’ ” She took a friend along to get the piercing. “That was 2011,” said Slutsky, who is now a fashion stylist. “I felt like we were pioneers.”

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