Dear white girls before Culture vultures, Urban Outfitters have ya’ll out here spending a grip on appropriated accessories let me put you on game real quick! If you must accessorize your hair like your black girlfriends please go down to your local BLACK owned beauty supply store and purchase that and many other African styled beading for your “braids”.
Please do not believe that Urban Outfitters created something just for you to accessorize your hair because black women have been wearing beads, cuffs and gems in their hair forever.
By the way, most beauty supply stores sell them for $2.00 so you can save a bunch!…. Thank me later!
Now that we have that out of the way this is not about whether white people should wear braids, cuffs or beading, this is about mainstream stores robbing culture and selling it as new to an audience that clearly does not know any better or care to know any better. Cultural appropriation is bad for the culture robbed and clearly bad for the people who buy into it!
$14.00 though? Yall wrong!
Just in case yall need a lil inspo!