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Can he teach me how to do winged eyeliner?

Amy Schellenbaum
February 18, 2016

The world is full of beautiful passports, but there's an argument to be made that none (not even Norway's beloved minimalist passports) compare to the magnificence of Prince's. The musician's famed flamboyance and enviable grooming skills translate masterfully to the perfunctory needs of a passport photo.

It is an inspiration:

And, really, the quiet beauty of his necessarily neutral expression, the paisley jacket and moon-adorned t-shirt, should come as no surprise. After all, recent passport changes require people to actually look like their photos, so anything less than flawless contouring would have been unacceptable.

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