The topic that I am choosing to research is cultural appropriation and its affect on fashion, cultural appreciation, and the aesthetics of costuming.
This topic is very near and dear to not only my heart, but the hearts of a lot of friends, family, and coworkers. 396 more words
In the wake of culturally tone-deaf events like Marc Jacobs’ debut at New York Fashion Week, in which white models dawned dreadlocks, and our tumultuous political landscape, people might be confused about what is and isn’t acceptable to wear as Halloween approaches and people are gearing up to dawn elaborate costumes. 314 more words
The writings of herbalist and traditional Ozark Mountain “Yarb Doctor” Brandon Weston of Mountain Man Healing are deeply steeped in the traditions of the Ozarks. It’s a wonderful thing that he is writing these down, and making them fresh for a new generation of people from the Ozarks and the wider culture of America. 130 more words
Montreal Daily Star, 27 November 1919, page 14
The Prince of Wales, as Chief Morning Star, the symbol of light and hope, comes forward in a new enterprise, and thousands to whom the night brought suffering and pain will greet the Dawn he heralds with gratitude and joy. 164 more words