This year’s runway(s) must be the hottest of all times! The new designs by some of these fashion giants such as Balenciaga, Stella McCartney, Marc Jacobs, Gucci have caused quite a division among people in the fashion industry.
As a matter of fact, inspiration can come from anything, any place, anywhere but at what point have these fashion giants gone out of place by “drawing references” from diverse cultures without acknowledging them.
As they show off their collections on the runway, the crowd becomes amazed some are pointing hands to “cultural appropriation” while some are blown away by these designs.
Straight from the runway, These designs will make you think of a particular culture!
Stella McCartney showcases print fabrics we can attribute to Africa at the Paris Fashion Week.
Gucci showcases African coral beads as a new collection on the runway.
Marc Jacobs showcases the print turban which is common to African people!
Balenciaga earlier this year showcasing the “shopper bag” similar to your “Ghana-must-go bags”