However, the term is also now used as a euphemism by the pornography industry.
In the 1950s and early 1960s, photographers such as Peter Gowland[?] produced glamour images with partial nudity. Only in the early 1970s did some leading men's magazines begin to show pubic hair and, later, genitalia.
These type of pictures of glamour models typically appear in "soft-core" adult magazines[?] (so-called "girlie magazines") such as Penthouse and Playboy, or in the pages of European tabloid newspapers: for example, the topless 'Page 3 girls' of the British tabloid The Sun.
There is a system of terms developed in the British glamour photography business to describe the graded levels of explicitness involved:
Some well-known glamour photographers:
Some well-known glamour models:
Some soft-core, or former soft-core, adult magazines: