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Below is the link to an interesting article from TIME magazine written by Susan Scafidi, "a professor at Fordham Law School, founder of the nonprofit Fashion Law Institute, and the author of Who Owns Culture? Appropriation and Authenticity in American Law"

It's about the fine line between inspiration and appropriation, taking as its jumping off point the recent Pharell faux pas.

http://time.com/2840461/pharrell-nat...Top+Stories%29

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Cultural Appropriation At Anna Sui New York Fashion Week Show

FEBRUARY 18, 2015 - Anna Sui presented her Fall/Winter 2015 Collection at Lincoln Center during Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week, and the show seemed to use traditional Inuit facial tattoos:

http://www.buzzfeed.com/margscrawf/c...ypes=og.shares

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A.P.C. Founder, Jean Touitou, Uses The N-Word To Describe Latest Collection
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/0...n_6559556.html

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