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Fashion Column: Cultural Appropriation

Fashion companies such as Marc Jacobs, Chanel and Victoria’s Secret have all used clothes and designs that have “borrowed” from ethnic and racial groups.

Angie Diaz, Maroon-News Staff

November 2, 2017

Cultural appropriation in the fashion industry is nothing new. Brands including Marc Jacobs, Chanel and Victoria’s Secret have all faced backlash for cultural appropriation in recent years. That said, it is celebrities, not the brands themselves, who typically receive most of the criticism. Both t...

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