L ast week during the close of new york fashion week accusations of cultural appropriation were hurled at marc jacobs after models dressed in wigs that looked like dreadlocks walked down. It can be viewed as offensive or racist because it is stealing from a minority culture.
There is an opposing demographic that believes the question is ignorant and that white people can do whatever they want their hair and that nobody owns locs.
Dreadlocks cultural appropriation. Some people feel dreadlocks belong to specific cultures this argument is simplified on twitter. There is a large demographic that believes white people wearing dreadlocks or locs is cultural appropriation. Many see white people with dreadlocks as a form of cultural appropriation since dreadlocks are traditionally associated with rastafarian and black culture.
After a black san francisco state university student confronted a white student over his dreadlock hairstyle calling it cultural appropriation people are talking about the topic of white people. This question is hard to answer without bias. The dread is heavily associated with black identity and the cultural appropriators are white people.