Recommended by Lisa Jaspers
I am the founder of FOLKDAYS, a fair trade design and fashion label that works with artisan communities around the world.
Working with artisans is great, but being sensitive about cultural appropriation has to be a priority.
These articles provide a good overview on issues surrounding cultural appropriation.
What defines cultural appropriation?
How “cultural appropriation” fears blur the line between helping & hurting indigenous creators
Textile hub Bangladesh revives muslin, the forgotten elite fabric
Dead white man's clothes: How fast fashion is turning parts of Ghana into toxic landfill
Mexico’s cultural appropriation ban is off to a messy start