Marc Jacobs committed the most blatant act of cultural appropriation at this month’s New York Fashion Week.
You have to wonder if something is edgy anymore if a fashion label can quickly flip the “transgression” into merchandise within a few days. Case in point … Kidult v. Marc Jacobs.
Have some designers gone a little too far slapping their high profile names and logos on things? Do we really live in a world where designer bicycles are the must-have of the season? Let’s take a look at some innocent objects that were perfectly good without a designer name that now we have the uncontrollable urge to purchase thanks to aggressive marketing and brand awareness.