Tag: Ming Dynasty

Dior Accused Of ‘Culturally
Appropriating’ Chinese Skirt

Dior Accused Of ‘Culturally
Appropriating’ Chinese Skirt

Dior is facing heavy criticism of cultural appropriation after protestors claimed the luxury fashion brand copied a classic Chinese skirt design, which dates back to the Ming Dynasty. According to the ‘New York Post’, many Chinese student protestors stood outside one of the label’s Paris stores on Avenue des Champs-Elysées.

Dior Sparks Online Criticism for Traditional Chinese Dressing Design

Dior Sparks Online Criticism for Traditional Chinese Dressing Design

Dior has caused controversy on the Chinese internet for a mid-length skirt that online spectators claimed resembled a traditional Chinese garment from the Ming Dynasty. Chinese online users criticized the French luxury house for not recognizing its possible Chinese origin. Soon after, the hashtag “Dior plagiarism” made Weibo’s hot search list on Saturday and received 13.7 million clicks on Chinese social media platforms.

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