Again, what is wrong with some people? From a piece in The Huffington Post:
News Flash: Slavery is not and will never be in vogue!
While most people don’t need such an obvious reminder, this pointed message goes out to Aamna Aqeel. The Pakistani designer has found herself in the middle of a racially charged backlash thanks to her editorial shoot entitled “Be My Slave.”
In the spread, which is published in Diva magazine, a white model is seen dressed in various Ageel designs while being catered to by a dark-skinned little boy who looks a lot like a slave. Our assumptions can’t be too far off considering the title of the story.
Since when did slavery become an appropriate marketing strategy? We’re shocked–as anyone who lays eyes on these images should be. And thankfully we’re not alone.
Good heavens, why would someone have to explain this to that designer. I am missing something. I really am. People cannot be that small-minded. Can they?
Here is the full article I read.