My culture is not your prom dress: US teen's qipao sparks 'cultural appropriation' row on Twitter


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  • Wednesday, 02 May 2018

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH: An American high school student's prom pictures have unwittingly sparked a "cultural appropriation" debate on social media, British broadcaster BBC reported on Monday (April 30).

On April 23, 18-year-old Twitter user Keziah, who is not Chinese, posted pictures of herself wearing a cheongsam, or qipao - a traditional Chinese dress - for her prom last week.

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