Vogue is being dragged on Twitter after they shared an old article which described nail art as "manicure sculptures." Vogue Runway @VogueRunway “Manicure sculptures” are the most extreme nail art yet. https://t.co/KQunQ3jofD 12:06 PM - 29 Dec 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite The article, titled "Manicure Sculptures Are the Most Extreme Nail Art Yet," features the work of nail artist Sarah Nguyen. But the problem here isn't Nguyen's work — it's the way Vogue talks about it as if this was a new, groundbreaking trend, without ever mentioning that black women have been doing this for decades. Melissa Lynnette @MelissaLynnette @VogueRunway So yet another thing that women of color have been doing for ages that mainstream, white beauty cultur… https://t.co/KTYNfCtgX5 08:48 PM - 31 Dec 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite Vogue, a publication that is supposed to be a the forefront of beauty and style trends, has failed time and time again to give credit where credit is due, and Twitter is calling them out for it. Elizabeth Álvarez @ElizabethTalxs @VogueRunway Reminder that black and brown women have been wearing their nails like this since at least the 80’s an… https://t.co/pSqWAIuUsB 06:47 PM - 31 Dec 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite Advertisement Some folks are reminding the mag that black women have been doing this for years. Nicole @BarbieDMV @VogueRunway You guys are late af 😂😂😂 08:08 AM - 01 Jan 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite And they're pissed Vogue is using their culture and calling it a "new trend." Karlene @Style_Kay1 @VogueRunway Once again, taking a piece of a culture and calling it hip, cool, stylish or the new trend 😒 04:48 PM - 01 Jan 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Most people aren't surprised this is still happening in 2018. San Garoppolo 49ers @Osharekkusu @HaideraHollins @VogueRunway 06:34 PM - 01 Jan 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite And are referring to Vogue as "culture vultures." Rai 💕 @Rai_SoLovely @VogueRunway 🙄 you guys are the promoters of culture vulturism 05:41 PM - 01 Jan 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Advertisement They're also claiming that nails like these are referred to as "art" when a white person rocks them, while black women get a very different response. cozygirlruru 🎄 @africanruru @VogueRunway When Tasha did it “omg so ghetto, absolutely no class” but Becky does it and it’s “manicure sculpture… https://t.co/MGG1bwtUiy 11:59 PM - 30 Dec 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite And they're explaining that it isn't just about nails. Elijah Edmond @Ezzytre__ @VogueRunway Black women been doing creative things with there nails, just like cornrows, just like twerking, just… https://t.co/8esFDMWPzG 11:29 PM - 30 Dec 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite Of course, this isn't the first time Vogue has been accused of cultural appropriation. Just last year, their "diversity issue" featured a geisha-themed photoshoot starring white model Karlie Kloss. bestkkpics @bestkkpics Karlie for Vogue US - March 2017 05:27 PM - 14 Feb 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite Here's hoping this year stories like these are few and far between. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF EMI Share On facebook Share On facebook Share On vk Share On vk Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On lineapp Share On lineapp Share On twitter Share On twitter Share On email Share On email Share On sms Share On sms Share On whatsapp Share On whatsapp Share On more Share On more Share On tumblr Share On tumblr Share On link Share On link Share On copy Share On copy Omg It's Prime Day!