Alexander McQueen Is Being Slammed For Cultural Appropriation Because Of THIS Jacket!

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People are furious over Alexander McQueen‘s “ceremonial jacket” that was featured on the designer’s Instagram page on Thursday.

Since the posting, commenters have flooded social media with cultural appropriation accusations, arguing that the company was imitating a ceremonial gown worn by the Habesha community from Eritrea and northern Ethiopia.

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Here’s the original post:

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And as you can see, flags have already swarmed the comments section.

Read some of the reactions to the fashion disaster (below):

“├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╣├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╣├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╣├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╣├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╣├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╣├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╣├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╣├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╣ #CultureVulture”
“├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╣├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╖├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╣├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╖├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╣├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╖├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╣├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╖├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╣├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╖├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╣├░┼╕ΓÇí┬¬├░┼╕ΓÇí┬╖Give credit where credit is due”
“Know your history FIRST!”
“WAIT A MIN….this is insane! Leave it to us Eritreans and Ethiopians. PLEASE! This is our culture, it’s been there wayyyyy before you even thought about doing this. This is stripping our identity!”


What do YOU think of the jacket??

[Image via Instagram.]

Apr 28, 2017 3:38pm PDT