Cultural Appropriation: what is it, who's doing it, and why it needs to stop
this netflix documentary about the cambridge analytica scandal will make you want to log off forever
Watch the trailer here, and check out the rest of i-D’s cultural highlights for the week.
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no kim, you can’t call your new brand ‘kimono’
The announcement of Kim Kardashian-West’s new shapewear brand has sparked outrage, especially in Japan.
'asian girls' is the mesmerising horror film taking on cultural fetishisation
And messing with Pornhub searches in the process. Watch it here.
this photographer is exploring cultural appropriation and the effects of gentrification
Thalia Gochez's recent series honours Latinx culture and seeks to reclaim a neighbourhood in a state of rapid change.
the pope wears prada slippers: a history of fashion’s obsession with religion
Why do so many designers use religion in their collections when it so easily causes offense?
could the new wes anderson film be culturally insensitive?
An LA Times review has sparked a debate about the film online.
the problem with kim kardashian saying she “does not see colour”
Kim’s response to critics of her Aaliyah Halloween costume has only caused more backlash.
marc jacobs apologizes for putting white models in dreadlocks
"Maybe I’ve been insensitive."
kendall and kylie jenner superimpose their faces over tupac and biggie on new t-shirts
The sisters’ new Vintage T-shirts collection has proved controversial for the appropriation of iconic rap and rock imagery, it’s ‘vintage’ claim, and the $125 price tag.
5 african-german women on natural hair and cultural appropriation
What does hair have to do with self-acceptance? What needs to change to stop the pressure for women to have straight hair? We head to Berlin to talk confidence and cornrows in the German capital.
the united nations may finally make cultural appropriation illegal
Indigenous delegates from 189 countries are meeting in Geneva to make Navajo panties stop happening.
african tales is the new zine from searingly cool collective born n bread
We talk to the team about the many facets of Africa and why being black isn’t a trend.