You know how every year at least one major fashion magazine goes to an “exotic” or “third world” destination and photographs thousands of dollars worth of clothes modeled by an obviously foreign (okay, white) model among a backdrop of beautiful, yet very poor people in their surroundings? But you can’t hate because the pictures are often gorgeous. It’s the Vogue version of anthropology and just about every single mag is guilty of it.
Vogueâ€™s Fashion Photos Spark Debate in India [NYTimes]
Above: A man modeled a Burberry umbrella in Vogue that costs about $200 and a child from a poor family modeled a Fendi bib, which costs about $100.
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