The "African" Culture Industry

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  1. Keri says:

    I wonder what is the long term impact on the culture that inspires these catwalk fads? You make some wonderful points here.


  2. letta says:

    brings to mind – celebrity stylist rachel zoe on “ethnic-inspired cloaks” and the “current tribal trend that will carry over from winter as a hugely coveted look for spring”… illustrated, of course, by a wan, but apparently amused, redhead on the catwalk!

  1. 8th January 2010

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