What Color is "Flesh"?
In the U.S., the words "flesh," "nude," and "skin color" are often used to describe the skin color most associated with "white" people, a practice that erases or marginalizes people with medium and dark skin. This board collects examples of this phenomenon. For analysis, click through any image or visit Sociological Images at www.thesocietypages.org/socimages.
Nude seems a plain and boring color, but it is still can make beautiful clothes. The designer—Giorgio Armani put this color tone into his fall haute couture collection. This show called “Nude”, the whole collection true to its name; everything is about nude—from skirt suits to gowns even the runway. It is very interesting that this was his first to be close 100% in a non-color color. –Yiqing Z.
"Nude," Racial Marginalization, and the Wedding Industry (click thru for analysis)