A small portion of the population gets offended at everything they don’t like and hide behind a concept that should never have been taken from its social studies context. The mainstream appropriation of “cultural appropriation” transformed a sociology concept steeped in the study of power struggles between oppressed cultures and oppressors and applied it to every supposed misappropriation of cultural signs and symbols by people who, according to the uninformed masses, have no rights to it.
French women are not the only one to have it all. Since January, British women (and men, let’s not forget them) can also hydrate in style. All they have to do is carry an Evian bottle topped up with a Delo water booster cap.
Kitsch! Tacky! Vulgar! No, this is not the exclamation I made when entering my old spinster aunt’s house in the countryside, it is the definition of the current art market.