Cultural inspiration or appropriation?
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Fashion should 'collaborate - not appropriate'

South Africa-based Thabo Makhetha, who designs clothes using traditional blankets from Lesotho, shares her thoughts on Louis Vuitton's decision to produce a collection using a similar print.

This month’s BBC Africa Debate asks “Can you trademark culture?” It will be broadcast on the BBC World Service at 19:00 GMT.

  • 29 Sep 2017
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