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    (Original post by TheIr0nDuke)
    Absurd. We don't accuse black people of cultural appropriation every time they use their phone, the internet or fly on a plane.

    It seems US liberals constantly need something to be outraged by.
    Lol, what a stupid comparison. Clothing is personal to a culture. A mobile phone, an airplane and the internet have nothing to do with culture. People don't get persecuted because they use a phone, people do however get looked down on by the white, dominant race which steals from cultures because suddenly they're fashionable and the cool thing to wear, e.g. wearing dreads or a bindi to a festival.

    I bet people who appropriate my culture don't even understand the significance of the bindi, yet wear it for a certain look and still remain ignorant.

    Wow.

    PS: I suggest you read Edward Said's 'Orientalism'
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    What if the models identify as black though? Didn't think of that did they, the racists.
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    (Original post by 13 1 20 8 42)
    What if the models identify as black though? Didn't think of that did they, the racists.
    Idk if it's true but I heard there were only 2 black models.
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    (Original post by saraxh)
    Idk if it's true but I heard there were only 2 black models.
    But the others could identify as black.
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    (Original post by 13 1 20 8 42)
    But the others could identify as black.
    I don't think any of them do or have spoken out about identifying as black.
    Most of the models in response to the controversy would probably just state 'it wasn't my fault, I was told to wear it' or just remain silent.
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    (Original post by IRoranth)
    I don't think any of them do or have spoken out about identifying as black.
    Most of the models in response to the controversy would probably just state 'it wasn't my fault, I was told to wear it' or just remain silent.
    I would not expect them to, I am simply being facetious.
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    (Original post by 13 1 20 8 42)
    But the others could identify as black.
    Maybe . I know Gigi, Bella,Kendall, Hailey, Karlie, Adriana & Taylor don't.
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    (Original post by iEthan)
    Moved to fashion and beauty.
    Why? This is clearly a discussion about "cultural appropriation", not the Spring/Summer 2017 collection.
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    (Original post by IRoranth)
    Lol, what a stupid comparison. Clothing is personal to a culture. A mobile phone, an airplane and the internet have nothing to do with culture. People don't get persecuted because they use a phone, people do however get looked down on by the white, dominant race which steals from cultures because suddenly they're fashionable and the cool thing to wear, e.g. wearing dreads or a bindi to a festival.

    I bet people who appropriate my culture don't even understand the significance of the bindi, yet wear it for a certain look and still remain ignorant.

    Wow.

    PS: I suggest you read Edward Said's 'Orientalism'
    They were each invented by white males who contributed significantly to Western culture. They are far more noteworthy than a hairstyle or a fashion trend. 'Whites steal from cultures' lmao

    Dreads are disgusting and bindis are primarily religious so I don't see the point in following either trend. How far do you want to take it? Stop minorities from eating fish and chips as it appropriates British culture? Or wearing suits?

    I wish this entire cultural appropriation meme would die
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    (Original post by TheIr0nDuke)
    They were each invented by white males who contributed significantly to Western culture. They are far more noteworthy than a hairstyle or a fashion trend. 'Whites steal from cultures' lmao

    Dreads are disgusting and bindis are primarily religious so I don't see the point in following either trend. How far do you want to take it? Stop minorities from eating fish and chips as it appropriates British culture? Or wearing suits?

    I wish this entire cultural appropriation meme would die
    I don't think you understand.

    People don't get persecuted by for using the internet, mobile phones or aeroplanes.

    How clear can I get?

    PS, dreads and bindi's are not 'trends'

    Educate yourself please, you sound like a laughing stock.
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    (Original post by IRoranth)
    I don't think you understand.

    People don't get persecuted by for using the internet, mobile phones or aeroplanes.

    How clear can I get?

    PS, dreads and bindi's are not 'trends'

    Educate yourself please, you sound like a laughing stock.
    The part in bold is the exact point that he is making, that going by your logic black people should be scrutinised for using the internet/mobile phones/aeroplanes as they were invented by white people and are a part of Western culture.
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    (Original post by catholicgirl)
    So much straw I could feed the world's cattle for a million years

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    (Original post by Viva Emptiness)
    Why? This is clearly a discussion about "cultural appropriation", not the Spring/Summer 2017 collection.
    Mods r dumb tho

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    (Original post by IRoranth)
    I don't think you understand.

    People don't get persecuted by for using the internet, mobile phones or aeroplanes.

    How clear can I get?

    PS, dreads and bindi's are not 'trends'

    Educate yourself please, you sound like a laughing stock.
    (Original post by W. A. Mozart)
    The part in bold is the exact point that he is making, that going by your logic black people should be scrutinised for using the internet/mobile phones/aeroplanes as they were invented by white people and are a part of Western culture.
    Mozart's right. Did that go over your head?

    Dreads and bindis are certainly trends for those who have adopted them.

    You should change your perspective before you make yourself sound dense again.
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    (Original post by Viva Emptiness)
    Why? This is clearly a discussion about "cultural appropriation", not the Spring/Summer 2017 collection.
    Moving it to an unpopular forum so it doesn't offend anyone
 
 
 
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