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Louis Vuitton’s ‘disgraceful’ keffiyeh with Israel flag colours draws flak for cultural appropriation(Photo by Melanie Pongratz on Unsplash/Twitter@aiyaserendipity)

Louis Vuitton blasted for ‘disgraceful’ keffiyeh with Israel flag colours

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2021 02:18 PM IST
  • ‘Profiting off the oppressed people of Palestine is beyond disgraceful’: Twitterati call out French fashion brand Louis Vuitton's 'audacity' for cultural appropriation as it releases new keffiyeh stole worth $700 with alleged Israel flag colours, design and patterns
Zara, Anthropologie, Patowl accused of cultural appropriation by Mexico(Twitter/Arcadeleer)
Zara, Anthropologie, Patowl accused of cultural appropriation by Mexico(Twitter/Arcadeleer)

Zara, Anthropologie, Patowl accused of cultural appropriation by Mexico

Reuters |
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2021 02:03 PM IST
Mexico's Ministry of Culture says Zara used a pattern distinctive to the indigenous Mixteca community, Anthropologie used a design developed by the indigenous Mixe community, while Patowl copied a pattern from the indigenous Zapoteco community without any benefit to them
Kim Kardashian poses for a new photo shoot.
Kim Kardashian poses for a new photo shoot.

Kim Kardashian's 'Om' earrings draw ire: 'Where's Kangana when we need her'

PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2021 11:48 AM IST
  • Reality TV star Kim Kardashian's new photoshoot, which shows her wearing earrings carrying the 'Om' symbol, has drawn divisive reactions online.
Marks & Spencer made a vegan wrap, and called it a ‘biriyani’!
Marks & Spencer made a vegan wrap, and called it a ‘biriyani’!

When does a roti become a biryani?

Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2019 09:10 PM IST
Answer: When a British chain sells a vegan wrap and calls it a biryani! Understanding the mislabelling of Indian food abroad
Photographer Dabboo Ratnani says he didn’t imagine this sort of reaction when he shot Shraddha Kapoor’s look. (Instagram)
Photographer Dabboo Ratnani says he didn’t imagine this sort of reaction when he shot Shraddha Kapoor’s look. (Instagram)

Shraddha Kapoor gets trolled for Dabboo Ratnani’s calendar: How inappropriate is cultural appropriation?

Hindustan Times | By Shara Prayag
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2019 11:20 AM IST
Shraddha Kapoor sported a feathered headdress, worn by the Native American tribes, for a photo in photographer Dabboo Ratnani’s calendar. While some accuse her of cultural appropriation, others look at it as a celebration of another culture.
Actor Zac Efron’s dreadlock look has made him face the heat on social media. (Instagram)
Actor Zac Efron’s dreadlock look has made him face the heat on social media. (Instagram)

Zac Efron trolled for wearing dreadlocks, accused of cultural appropriation

Los Angeles | By Indo-Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2018 05:28 PM IST
Zac Efron is angering some fans by wearing dreadlocks. The Baywatch actor posted an image to Instagram with the caption “just for fun” and received an influx of comments with mixed reactions to his new look.
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