Chinese fashion photographer in Dior controversy apologizes

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Women wearing masks walk past an ad for Dior at a mall in Beijing, China, Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021. A renowned Chinese fashion photographer has apologized for her past work after online critics called it insulting to the Chinese people and fashion house Dior removed one of her photos from a show in Shanghai. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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A renowned Chinese fashion photographer has apologized for her past work after online critics called it insulting to the Chinese people and fashion house Dior removed one of her photos from a show in Shanghai.

Chen Man acknowledged the criticism of her earlier work, including “Young Pioneers,” a series of images of a young model with backdrops of major landmarks such as China’s massive Three Gorges Dam or with an image of the country’s first lunar orbiter flying out from under her dress.

The criticism was

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Chinese fashion photographer apologizes after backlash over Dior work

HONG KONG — A Chinese fashion photographer has apologized after backlash over work she did for French luxury brand Dior. 

The picture featured a tan, freckled model of Asian descent wearing traditional Chinese clothing while holding a black Lady Dior bag. It was criticized for perpetuating Western stereotypes of East Asian faces and failing to represent beauty standards in the region, which typically favor fairer skin and large eyes. 

The photo was removed from display at a Dior fashion exhibition in Shanghai in the wake of the controversy. 

Chen Man acknowledged the criticism of the photo as well as some of her earlier work.

“I have reflected deeply and blamed myself for my naivety and ignorance at the time. I think that I must still formally apologize to everyone,” Chen said as she addressed her followers on social media earlier this week. 

“I am Chinese, born and raised, and I

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Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan is one of the most popular actresses in Bollywood. Today, she has come a long way in her career despite being a mother. She has always inspired women, especially pregnant women, to never stop, and always keep a bullseye on their career. Be it her first pregnancy or second, Kareena just nailed all the fashion and started a maternity fashion trend. She has often spoken about her children and how they have been doing. In a recent interview to Tweak India, the actress shared an incident about how her elder son Taimur Ali Khan feels when he is on vacation. And believe us, we all can relate to him. 

 

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