Chile, Stella McCartney has got a lot of people rolling their eyes at her new collection. The designer debuted some African inspired looks at her most recent show…

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For those who might be a little lost in the sauce—Stella’s designs are made with African material known as Ankara print.

I’m not gonna lie, as an African myself, I wasn’t sure how to feel about this one. I’m somewhere between oh… that’s umm.. cool I suppose… and GIIRRRLLLL YOU TRIIEEDDTTTTTT IT!

Photo: Victor Virgile | Getty Images

I mean, in my opinion, homegirl could’ve paid homage to the African culture by having African models represent the African pieces in the collection—but that’s none of my business.

Photo: Victor Virgile | Getty Images

Photo: Victor Virgile | Getty Images

Do ya’ll think Stella is guilty of cultural appropriation or are people overreacting? Sidebar — make sure to support African designers/businesses if ya’ll are looking for Ankara print clothing okay??

 

TSR Staff: Thembi (@ThembiTV_)

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