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Fashion world shaken by cultural appropriation claims

Jun 23, 2019 - 3:35 PM

Mexico's women embroiderers from Tenango de Doria accuse Carolina Herrera's fashion artistic director Wes Gordon of 'plagiarizing' their patterns for the brand's 2020 Resort collection

Mexican artisan Glafira Candelaria Jose, of the Otomi ethnic group, works in one of her designs at her workshop in San Nicolas village, in Tenango de Doria, Hidalgo state, Mexico, on June 18, 2019. - The Mexican government asked famous Venezuelan designer Carolina Herrera to explain her decision to use textile designs from three Mexican indigenous communities in six pieces of her Resort 2020 collection. (Photo by Pedro PARDO / AFP)

5 Philippine locations we would hate to see as celebrity prenup backdrops

Mar 13, 2018 - 9:33 PM

Maybe Billy Crawford and Coleen Garcia would think twice about doing a glamour shoot in these spots

5 things to ask before buying indigenous weaves

Oct 21, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Bright colors and cool patterns are making their way to our day-to-day outfits – but how do you make sure you're not appropriating a culture?