The unquestioning hand of fashion

by yayayanonono

Zoiks. Refinery 29 has a posting from last week, distressingly called Tom Tom club, about how cool Native American stuff is. Well, cool if you’re a white designer from Brooklyn using arrow head prints on t-shirts, not so cool to be, you know, an actual Indian.

Also absurd, is the reference to designers showing the “colorful side of nativism”. Isn’t nativism an anti immigration policy born out of Pennsylvania in the 1700’s? How does a designer show the colorful side of xenophobia?