New York Fashion Week wrapped up on Thursday, but people have not stopped talking about Marc Jacobs' Spring 2017 collection.
did Marc Jacobs really just build a whole fashion show around cultural appropriation? wow.— Elena (@andrewminyardd) September 15, 2016
People had a lot of opinions about the multicolor faux dreadlocks his models wore.
Fashion week: We need a designer to exploit black culture for profit— Zian ✩ﾟ.* (@Thewildcunt) September 15, 2016
Marc Jacobs: pic.twitter.com/m4OYesiFIQ
why couldn't marc jacobs hire black models with actual dreads instead of using fake dreads on white people pic.twitter.com/I0weET1cOf— charl (@charlholden_) September 15, 2016
"I respect and am inspired by people and how they look," Jacobs wrote on Instagram.
Marc Jacobs doesn't see color......until it's time to select the models to walk his runway. pic.twitter.com/muwq3ueBqx— A N T 🤴🏽 (@MyLifeAsAD) September 16, 2016
The dreads were handcrafted by an Etsy-famous mom from Florida.
Here are more pics from Thursday's show.
What do you think?