The Evolution Of Hula: Traditional, Contemporary, And Hotel. La coiffe à plumes de Victoria's Secret. Pourquoi est-ce que, soudain, le blâme se focalise sur quelqu’un ou quelque chose ?
Il y a deux mois, des T-shirts de la marque Spharell, avec Rihanna, Kate Moss et Will Smith portant des coiffes indiennes (voir les images ci-dessous) étaient vantés par tout le monde. Or, depuis hier, c’est l’hallali sur la pourtant très accommodante Karlie Kloss (en photo ici) pour avoir porté le même type de coiffe indienne au défilé Victoria’s Secret, supposée porter ainsi préjudice à des codes Amérindiens. Hier à 21h39 heure française, harcelée par la violence des réactions, Karlie Kloss a tweeté les mots suivants : « Je suis profondément désolée si ce que j’ai porté au défilé de Victoria’s Secret a pu offenser des gens. Prada Made In... In the early twentieth century Mario Prada (Miuccia Prada’s grandfather) traveled the world in search of precious materials, exotic leathers and luxurious fabrics, but also to discover sophisticated craftsmen and manufacturers to realize his designs.
The first Prada products (bags, suitcases, gloves, walking sticks, bottles and glasses) were made by Alsatian and Austrian leather artisans, Bohemian crystal-makers, English silversmiths, as well as by Italian artisans using materials such as rare ivory, tortoiseshell, ebony and precious stones and leathers from all over the globe. This curious connoisseur's spirit remains at the heart of Prada, and translates into a sort of antidote to homologation and globalization so often seen among its competitors. Comité Colbert. Marketing – La mondialisation du luxe. Civilisation. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.
Les villes sont les accomplissements significatifs auxquels sont parvenues les civilisations de l'Humanité (ici un panorama de Manhattan à New York). Persée : Portail de revues en sciences humaines et sociales. Mes textes - Droits des Humains : Un exemple d'ethnocide : les Indiens d'Amérique du Nord. Un exemple d'ethnocide : les Indiens d'Amérique du Nord Lors de leur conquête, les Amériques, bien que peuplées, ont été considérées comme des espaces vierges présentant une double valeur : leurs ressources naturelles nécessaires au développement de l'industrie et du commerce des pays occidentaux et leur spatialité qui, parce que vide, s'offrait à une conquête de peuplement en vue de la constitution de nouveaux marchés.
De nos jours encore, pour la plupart des gens, les Indiens d’Amérique du Nord – ou, du moins, ce qu'il en reste - sont des peuples d’un autre âge. Ainsi on admet qu’on aurait pu leur rendre plus de justice en tant qu’humains, mais que, en tant qu’Indiens, ils devaient fatalement disparaître, car n’appartenant qu’à la préhistoire et au folklore d’un continent, qui n’a pour histoire véritable que sa conquête et sa transformation par les Blancs, les civilisés. Pourtant et en dépit de l’opinion commune, les Indiens ne sont ni morts ni moribonds. L'ingérence des Blancs. Hula (film) Hula is a 1927 American silent romantic comedy film directed by Victor Fleming, and based on the novel Hula, a Romance of Hawaii by Armine von Tempski.
The film stars Clara Bow and was released by Paramount Pictures. Hula and Tourism - Hawaii History - Hula. Hula and Tourism Since tourists started coming to the Islands in greater numbers around the turn of the 20th century, the modern hula girl has been a ubiquitous presence, both as an entertainment figure and as an advertising icon.
Traditional hula gradually became more frivolous and just another part of the exoticism that Hawai`i represented to visitors. Hula accompaniment expanded during the reign of Kalakaua to include instruments like the `ukulele and guitar. Hawaiian Luau - Hollywood Hawaiian Hula (Maui live) A Retrospective of the Hawaiian Hula. Introduction Few images are more iconic of Hawaii than the grass skirt clad hula dancer, adorned with flower leis and elaborate head wreaths.
These images are all too often perpetuated in popular culture through Hollywood films and all manner of kitsch-at once a profane betrayal of and insult to the deep cultural roots of indigenous Hawaii, but also reflective of its need to adapt to change for survival's sake. In reality, the tradition of hula is one of the most profound and important conveyors of Hawaiian culture and ancient history that we can name.
In many ways hula is the heart and soul of the Hawaiian people. The Dancing Hawaiian Girl, At Your Service. Originally posted in 2008.
Cowboys and indians party - Google Search. But Why Can’t I Wear a Hipster Headdress? I’ve posted a lot about the phenomenon that is the hipster headdress (see here, here, and here), but I’ve never really broken it down as to why this trend is so annoying and effed up.
A lot of this will be review and is repeated elsewhere on the site, but I thought it was high time I pulled things together into a one-stop-anti-headdress shop. Much of this can also apply to any of the “tribal trends” I feature here, and you can also consider this a follow up to my “Cultural Appropriation Bingo” post. The many sources I drew from are included at the end of this post. Love and Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class (Race and American Culture) (9780195096415): Eric Lott. Urban Outfitters is Obsessed with Navajos.
By Guest Contributor Adrienne Keene, originally published at Native Appropriations “Navajo Nations Crew Pullover“ A search for “Cherokee” on the Urban Outfitters website reveals 1 result.
A search for “Tribal”: 15. Luke E. Lassiter - Speaking of Indians, and: Playing Indian (review) - Ethnohistory 46:4. Book Review Speaking of Indians Playing Indian Speaking of Indians. The critical fashion lover's (basic) guide to cultural appropriation. Writing about cultural appropriation and racism in fashion is potentially the most controversial topic for fashion writers, with body politics (which isn't completely divorced from these issues) following close behind. those of us who identify as critical, progressive or liberal minded want to think these things will just go away, but cannot ignore all the signs say otherwise; in fact, racism and cultural appropriation seems to be selling more than ever as of late. just look at the fact that white models are still the standard on runways and in magazines, and that outdated, undeniably racist things like blackface will come back and rear their ugly heads in the pages of vogue even in our supposed "post-racial" era.
"So... should I not wear minnetonka shoes or feather earrings anymore? " An Open Letter to Urban Outfitters on Columbus Day. By Guest Contributor Sasha Houston Brown Dear Glen T. Senk, CEO Urban Outfitters Inc. This past weekend, I had the unfortunate experience of visiting a local Urban Outfitters store in Minneapolis. Playing Indian - Deloria, Philip J. Philip J. Cacatomopolitain section Fashionata : Jean-Paul Gultier nous plume. The Wondrous World of Nelly Saunier: Gaultier’s Plumassière Extraordinaire.
Nelly Saunier’s first piece for Jean Paul Gaultier was a parakeet bolero that debuted at the designer’s first couture collection during the Spring 1997 season. In January 1997 Jean Paul Gaultier made his somewhat unconventional entry into the world of Haute Couture. Amongst his most memorable offerings for Spring ’97, was a striking parakeet bolero of multi-hued plumage. The aforementioned creation was the handiwork of master plumassière Nelly Saunier, who has collaborated with the designer on each one of his couture collections. Plumes et perroquets. Il y a quelques jours, je suivais la mode : les oiseaux sont dans le vent parait-il, et il en sort encore et encore de mes tiroirs, la porte de la cage est ouverte, ce ne sont pas les premiers que j'attrape.
Haute couture: la jungle joyeuse de Jean-Paul Gaultier. Par Mathilde Gardin. Spring 2008: Alexander McQueen - The Budget Babe. Few designers in recent history have captured our imagination more than Alexander McQueen. We don't have anything profound to say except this: McQueen's Spring 2008 collection was freaking amazing. It was more like Alexander McDream. See for yourself >> French Vogue Shoots Lara Stone in Blackface for This Month’s Supermodel Issue. L'art des mélanges.
Saint Laurent retrospective comes to de Young. Not only was the late Yves Saint Laurent one of fashion's most original thinkers and influential designers, he and his partner, Pierre Bergé, cataloged and saved every runway garment he created in his 40-year-plus career. There's the conical breastplate gown from his 1967 African collection that predates by decades the Jean Paul Gaultier cone bra worn by Madonna in 1990. Une mannequin blanche maquillée en... Noire. What's in a Name? Urban Outfitters, the retail mecca for once and future hipsters, recently scrubbed its website of all references to “Navajo.” What was once the “Navajo Print Fabric Wrapped Flask” is now the “Printed Fabric Wrapped Flask”; the “Navajo Hipster Panty” is now the “Printed Hipster Panty”; and so on. The items are still available for purchase, but they’ve all been renamed. AP Photo/Matt York Urban Outfitters' former "Navajo" hipster panty. The move comes on the heels of a Web-based campaign against the retailer’s marketing practices and official requests from the Navajo Nation Department of Justice.
Playing Indian. Fear of a Chinese Luxury Consumer Market. One of the biggest financial news stories right now is China’s economic boom and the rise of the Chinese luxury consumer. In 2011, the international accountancy firm Ernst & Young reported that China was the world’s biggest IPO market. This was due in large part to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, which raised more than US$50 billion.