Kim Kardashian isn’t the first Westerner to sexualise Japan’s kimono. And she won’t be the last

//Kim Kardashian isn’t the first Westerner to sexualise Japan’s kimono. And she won’t be the last

Kim Kardashian isn’t the first Westerner to sexualise Japan’s kimono. And she won’t be the last

Last week, Kim Kardashian West was forced to relinquish the name “Kimono” for her new line of shapewear after Japanese netizens – and even the government – criticised her for appropriating the country’s traditional garment.Social media users chastised Kardashian West for linking the word to lingerie or innerwear.But Kardashian West – whose family has been accused of other incidents of cultural appropriation, oftent black culture – is not the first Westerner to do this, and she won’t be the last…

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