Cultural appropriation fuss over fashion belt on online store

  • 2020-07-30
An international incident is in the offing after eagle-eyed Latvian history buffs spotted the remarkable resemblance between a high-fashion accessory and an ancient archaeological artefact, reported Latvian Television July 24. Internationally renowned Belgian fashion designer Dries van Noten is the name on a very fetching belt buckle which, it is claimed, is an exact copy of an 18th century Kurzeme brooch, yet does not acknowledge any design debt in its online description. "This fact has caused heated discussions among the defenders of our culture ...
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