McCann Rightfully Credits Romanian Community for Folkloric Fashion
Bihor Couture is a fashion brand that works with the local Romanian community to sell traditional-looking products that help to prolong their traditions and allow consumers to know the folkloric stories behind the clothes.
Cultural appropriation has been an ethical debate for some time yet people are still unsure what to wear without feeling like their wading into hot water.
It's not uncommon to see people adorned in feathered headdresses at festivals or for indigenous prints and textures to be on display on the catwalk, lifted almost exactly into fashion designer's high end collections. And of course, none of the profits made from these mark-ups go back to the community…to continue reading please subscribe now
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