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Emanuela de Paula for Vogue Brazil January 2011

Emanuela de Paula for Vogue Brazil January 2011

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9 Comments

  1. Citogene

    January 4, 2011 at 1:42 am

    Her skin color looks fake…

    http://cito-gene.blogspot.com/

  2. Anonymous

    January 4, 2011 at 5:17 am

    ??? she looks a little less mulatto here….

  3. Anonymous

    January 4, 2011 at 5:17 am

    ??? she looks a little less mulatto here….

  4. rotimi ariwoola

    January 4, 2011 at 2:19 pm

    i really don’t get the whole ‘black issue’ thing, isnt Brazil a country where natives are black anyway??? shouldnt they be featured in the magazine like other brazilian models are anyway? SMH

    http://www.thingsilike-rotex.blogspot.com

    • Nicola

      January 4, 2011 at 6:42 pm

      In Brazil, like most colonized countries, the lighter or whiter you are, the more beautiful you are perceived to be. While you might see black, or even brown, but within their culture, there are various grades of it. Think of the Elle India issue, why would Indians need to lighten of a brown woman on the cover of a magazine aimed at brown people? Truthfully, in many cultures, black is beautiful might be said, be it is rarely felt or believed.

      Also, remember when the Brazilians took over the modeling world? What race did those girls look like? Why were there no black brazilians.

      • Serena

        April 7, 2011 at 7:32 pm

        Good point Nicola, but in India being colonized by the British has nothing to do with with their skin color issues. It goes back to the days when they were conquered by Parisians. The hairy people with uni-brow and pasty skin have made Indians feel shity about themselves for centuries. Go figure lol

    • Nicola

      January 4, 2011 at 6:42 pm

      In Brazil, like most colonized countries, the lighter or whiter you are, the more beautiful you are perceived to be. While you might see black, or even brown, but within their culture, there are various grades of it. Think of the Elle India issue, why would Indians need to lighten of a brown woman on the cover of a magazine aimed at brown people? Truthfully, in many cultures, black is beautiful might be said, be it is rarely felt or believed.

      Also, remember when the Brazilians took over the modeling world? What race did those girls look like? Why were there no black brazilians.

  5. Misnomer

    January 5, 2011 at 2:40 am

    She is gorgeous.

  6. Giilian676

    January 12, 2011 at 10:05 pm

    She looks toasted!

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