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"White" clothing / High vs. Low culture / Unisex toiletry

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So I have a final project for my sociology class where my prof wants us to take pictures of "white" clothing, an object representing high culture, an object representing low culture, and unisex toiletry.

Then he wants us to analyze them.

So I was wondering what immediately comes to mind of SFers.

Any thoughts?

For "white" clothing, I thought about ralph lauren or american apparel.
Unisex toiletry --> possibly sunblock? chapstick?
high culture --> wine?
low culture --> chinese take out?

I'm not too sure. Any and all input would be greatly appreciated!
 

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Brooks Brothers
Toothpaste
Caviar
NASCAR
 

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Is this what you do in university in the US?

Chinese food is not "low culture". Does culture = food to you? Why are you bashing China's culinary heritage of mini hot-dogs in sweet and sour sauce?
 

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Originally Posted by JohnnyLaw
Is this what you do in university in the US?

Chinese food is not "low culture". Does culture = food to you? Why are you bashing China's culinary heritage of mini hot-dogs in sweet and sour sauce?


Whoops. My bad, that's not how I meant it.

What I meant was chinese take-out. And I meant low-culture as in popular culture. Stuff that's overdone and EVERYBODY partakes in.

I have nothing against chinese food.
 

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White clothing - men's cargo shorts and flip flops or golf shirt and khakis.

High culture - A copy of the New Yorker or Smithsonian Magazine

Low culture - Your nearest Wal-Mart store

Unisex toiletry - toothpaste
 

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Originally Posted by JohnnyLaw
Is this what you do in university in the US? Chinese food is not "low culture". Does culture = food to you? Why are you bashing China's culinary heritage of mini hot-dogs in sweet and sour sauce?
lol paging Chinapride, paging Chinapride... My suggestion for white clothing = wedding dress
 

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Originally Posted by sonick
My suggestion for white clothing = wedding dress

Yeah, cause you know, my Filipina fiancee is going to wear a burlap sack when we get married.
 

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Do you have to physically take the photos, or just find them online?

Anyway:

 

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Originally Posted by Jumbie
Yeah, cause you know, my Filipina fiancee is going to wear a burlap sack when we get married.

perhaps he meant that wedding dresses are typically white
 

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Originally Posted by GreenFrog
For "white" clothing, I thought about ralph lauren or american apparel.
Unisex toiletry --> possibly sunblock? chapstick?
high culture --> wine?
low culture --> chinese food?




 

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Originally Posted by slycedbred
perhaps he meant that wedding dresses are typically white

Yeah I know but that wasn't what the OP was asking about.
 

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Originally Posted by crazyquik
Do you have to physically take the photos, or just find them online?

Anyway:



Yeah, I have to actually take pictures.
 

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Originally Posted by JohnnyLaw
Is this what you do in university in the US?

It's a sociology class. What do you expect? It gets my vote for one of the most useless disciplines ever. My physics prof used to make fun of sociologists and great fun was had by all.
 

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Originally Posted by GQgeek
It's a sociology class. What do you expect? It gets my vote for one of the most useless disciplines ever. My physics prof used to make fun of sociologists and great fun was had by all.

Sounds like an absolute riot.
 

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