The Roth reading this week about the crayon skin tone colors reminded me of another area in which using a name to indicate skin color, actually exclusively refers to caucasian skin. In shoes, This taupe-y tan blend color is often called “nude”, implying it is the color of nude skin, however, not everyone has a flesh tone remotely close to this color. Shoes of the color of the leather in these pictured are often featured in magazines, suggesting they’ll lengthen the leg line by blending in. These assumptions indicate that this trend in footwear is only for Caucasian people, because on a differing skin tone they wouldn’t blend in, but rather obviously stick out. Shoes of darker, redder, and yellower tans are not called by any name reminiscent of the human flesh, and they usually aren’t recommended to people in magazine editorials either. Renaming this color, such as the change of crayon from flesh to peach, would make it feel less exclusive.