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.
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?
the problem with kim kardashian saying she “does not see color”
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.'
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.
how the du-rag is being reclaimed by black artists and designers
Unpacking the aesthetic and cultural cues of the utilitarian headdress.
who owns hoop earrings?
Tracing the cultural impact of a classic style.
white model apologizes after (unknowingly) appearing on the cover of 'blackhair'
'I believe this shoot is from when I was around 15 and didn't understand cultural appropriation or the impact it has on POC,' Emily Bador wrote on Instagram yesterday.
'african tales' is the new diy zine from searingly cool london collective born n bread
We talk to the team about growing up in Africa and why black culture isn’t a trend.
a lesson on cultural appropriation by art hoe founder gabrielle richardson
We talk to the founder of Art Hoe Collective about the blurred line between cultural appropriation and appreciation and why we need to give more visibility to queer artists of color.
controversy as biracial zara worker told her braids are ‘unprofessional’
Following offensive comments in the media about Zendaya’s Oscars locks, the politics of black hairstyles hits the shop floor.