March 29, 2011

Vogue's Indians

Well well well, Vogue editors throughout the world are tapping into the ol' "Wild West Indians" theme for their latest issues.  Instead of working with Native American fashion designers and models, the editors decided to go with non-Native versions. Shocker, I know. Maybe this is because the non-Native Indians are more Indian than the real Indians?

Giddy up!: The March 2011 issue of Vogue Russia shows us their version of Southwest Fashion that borrows heavily from Native themes such as fringe, leather, Navajo blanket patterns, and long braids:

And the April 2011 of Vogue Spain shows us their version of 'algo salvaje' (something wild) - a photospread that includes a headdress, turquoise bracelet, fringe, and some other crap: