Commentary: 'Nude' Doesn't Translate in Fashion

"Nude" is the new black for summer 2010. According to fashion magazines that cater to mostly White women and several top designers who sent this hue down their spring/summer runways on pale-skinned models, nude is the "it" shade. But what does this mean for women of color whose complexions are obviously not light enough to execute this rosy appearance? Here's what you had to say: So What commented: "Calling these colors "nude" or "flesh" isn't politically incorrect, it's just plain incorrect. If flesh only came in one color, fine but flesh doesn't. Jannah wrote: "It's called nude but all White people aren't the same shades so nude wouldn't even match their flesh."


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