Soap imperialism

Imperialism is a dense and complicated subject, and these soap adverts show us the culture and mindset of a particular people (British colonialists) towards another (non-British/white) during a certain period in history. In the advert shown here, a black baby becomes white after using Pears’ soap to wash. This infers that the black skin isContinue reading “Soap imperialism”

What’s in a name?

Can someone explain why models hardly ever get their full names mentioned in fashion spreads? I was reading the papers today and found this: Photographed by Zac Frackelton Styled by Eve Thomas Hair and make-up: Zoe Taylor, using Aveda and the Chanel spring/summer 09 make-up collection Model: Amy at Elite It is common to seeContinue reading “What’s in a name?”