Top Chinese model Li Jingwen appeared in a Zara lipstick commercial with her freckles showing, prompting accusations on social media that the fashion brand was “uglifying China”. Photo: Weibo
SCMP Editorial
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SCMP Editorial

Some Chinese still have much to learn about diversity

  • Those who complained about a fashion advert featuring a model with freckles need to remember that companies now go in search of everyday people, not flawless beauty

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Top Chinese model Li Jingwen appeared in a Zara lipstick commercial with her freckles showing, prompting accusations on social media that the fashion brand was “uglifying China”. Photo: Weibo
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