Popeye Perfume

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Did fashion icon Jean Paul Gaultier just bring danger to one of the longest-lasting love interests in comics? For the latest edition of his Le Male perfume line, Gaultier took inspiration from Popeye, which was not that big of a leap, as sailors in stripy shirts have long been a mainstay in Gaultier’s world. For the female version of the perfume, however, Gaultier didn’t go with Olive Oyl, Popeye’s long and long-suffering love, but rather with 1930s original sex pot, Betty Boop, and dressed her up in his famous Madonna bustier.

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When the two met for the first time in 1933, Popeye chose saving his love Olive over running off with Betty. Let’s just hope he remembers.

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