Scarlett Johansson Under Fire for New Role.. again

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You may remember Scarlett Johansson faced backlash for her role in Ghost In The Shell, a plot line of Japanese origin that should have rightly so involved an actress of Japanese background. Presently, Johansson has been cast in the role of a transgender man in the upcoming film Rub and Tug which focuses […]

Cultural Appropriation or Cultural Appreciation?

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This past week, a High School student’s Prom Dress took the Twitterverse by storm. A flurry of tweets accusing the teenager of cultural appropriation flooded timelines. The student purchased a traditional Chinese qipaou; a dress featuring a mandarin collar and beautifully knotted buttons, from a vintage shop. She posted the […]

Chanel’s forest inspired runway show at Paris Fashion Week blasted by environmentalists

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With a number of high-end labels slowly acknowledging the importance of environmental ethics, it seems that Chanel is following a completely opposite route. The French fashion house has been heavily attacked by environmentalists after Karl Lagerfield fells what are believed to be 100 year old trees for his highly-anticipated runway […]