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Brand Sells Desi Kurtis As “Boho Dresses,” Gets Slammed For Cultural Appropriation

| Published on September 14, 2019

We all know about the fascination that Indian clothes brings to the world but recently a British brand conveniently renamed the desi dresses with the firangi names only to face a backlash on social media. 

Thrifted.com, an online British clothing company who is also a top ASOS seller listed “Asian Salwar Kameez” as “Vintage Boho Dresses” came under the radar of Twitterati when a Twitter user found it and slammed it for cultural appropriation. 

Twitter user @dxya_d tweeted, ““vintage boho dress????? girl u got on a damn kameez with no salwar”

https://twitter.com/dxya_d/status/1170322062625296385?

Twitterati soon lost calm and trolled the brand- 

https://twitter.com/sope_noona/status/1171313830665711617?

https://twitter.com/mahhheen/status/1171302296053043201?

https://twitter.com/conscioussarah/status/1171225002265448450?

https://twitter.com/kixes/status/1171328293028519936?

Talk about fashion faux pas this is disastrous!

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