Type-Casting in the Vogue Paris 2009 Lara Stone Editorial

By: Jacqueline Parrish - Published: Oct 13, 2009   Updated: Aug 8 2011 • References: supermodels.nl and fashionising
For the Vogue Paris 2009 Lara Stone issue, the French fashion magazine delved into the world of stereotypes, and featured the frail model as a China doll, a tribal warrior, and a myriad of other type-casts.

The Vogue Paris 2009 Lara Stone editorial changed up the look of the blonde, Dutch model, darkening her usually non-existent eyebrows and hair as well as caking on layer upon layer of white face makeup and jewels.

Implications - Cultural representations are a large part of the fashion industry, since designers often are inspired from different cultures. By showing audiences the various cultures and nationalities that are inspirational at a certain point in time, consumers feel more connected to the current patterns.