Thursday, April 13, 2017

Snowflake Report: U of Maryland student calls hippie-inspired fashion 'deeply offensive'

I wonder that this girl's grandparents think.
Campus Reform reports a student at the University of Maryland is claiming that mainstream fashion makes “a mockery of the hippie movement” because hippies vehemently opposed “consumerism and commercialism.”

In an op-ed for The Diamondback, senior Aiyah Sibay asserts that the modern fashion industry selfishly steals hippie clothing styles to make money while ignoring the larger implications of the hippie movement, calling it a “great irony” that hippies represented “a brave rejection of the mainstream” and thus would never be interested in popular culture or fashion.

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