Prepare for the Summer of Gatsby: watch the live stream of The Great Gatsby premiere featuring the stars of the film live on the red carpet from New York City tomorrow at 3:00PM PT/6:00PM ET. Click here to RSVP to the party of the summer now!
Everyone who reblogs this by 1st March will have their url written on a piece of paper and left somewhere in London
I’ll do the whole take photos of it and tag you as well.
We’re rolling out a big new feature on our fashion webshop soon and we want to pay YOU to help us make it awesome!
Rather than making pocket change off your clothing/accessories at your local consignment shop, we’ll send you packaging to put your items in to ship ‘em to us! Then, we’ll sell…
The problem with cultural appropriation is that it replaces the original with a copy created by the dominant culture. It dilutes the original, removes all symbolic value from it and replaces it with a ready to consume product devoid of context and meaning.
Cultural appropriation, at its most extreme, is a violent form of colonization because it removes the original group behind the culture and reinforces stereotypes about that group (i.e. ALL First Nation folks are reduced to “war bonnets”, whether their culture uses them or not; all Latin@s are reduced to a stylized version of Catholicism regardless of their spirituality; etc.). The mechanism of commodifying a culture ends up being a tool to re-inforce [sic] racism as it reduces the people behind those cultures to a mere cartoon like representation of their realities. It’s a great way to ultimately Other and objectify entire groups of people by taking something that is dynamic and ever evolving and freezing it for a marketing photo opportunity.
Television, zombifying people since the 1930s.