2. And when they did this spread of her looking black because all the black models were off that day?
4. When Dsquared2 got “inspired” by Native American culture and presented the “Dsquaw” collection.
Squaw: an offensive term referencing a Native American woman or wife.
5. And when Junya Watanabe paid homage to Africa with locs, cornrows, prints, and Masai collars…
Except he kinda didn’t because the models were a bunch of white guys.
7. And when they used women of color only to show dead beauty trends and used all white women for “gorgeous” beauty trends.
Because nothing says Africa like lots and lots of white girls rockin’ cornrows and bone jewelry!
10. Can’t forget Claudio Cutugno and the blackface, but with glitter ‘cause that makes it better.
I mean, who doesn’t love sparkles?!
13. Which she also wore for Teen Vogue.
15. When our whole lives we thought these were Bantu knots, but really they’re “mini-buns.”
[Insert side-eye here.]
17. When Givenchy fused Latina culture into its “Victorian Cholas”–inspired fall collection.
18. When European fashion house Kokon To Zai designed this beautiful “double hands faux fur patchwork” sweater…
But actually didn’t because an Inuk shaman made the design in the early 1920s as a form of spiritual protection.
“These are sacred images that they are using. They are breaking the Inuit sacred laws of duplicating someone else’s shaman clothing … and for profit of all things,” Salome Awa, the great granddaughter of the shaman, told As It Happens.
19. And these locs and lots of other stuff Miley Cyrus did in the Twenty-Fifteen.
- Beyoncé slayed her "Lemonade" performance at the MTV VMAs Sunday night 👸🐝