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Breaking into Eurocentric spaces

 

You receive an invite to a prestigious ceremony, it may be your graduation, the opening of parliament or your cousin’s white wedding. Whether the dress code is specified or not.  In most cases we subconsciously make the decision to wear westernized clothing. We have been normalized to the idea that western clothing is the default attire that is fit for sure ceremonies. Although, this thought may seem trivial. There are some deeper implications embedded in this way of thinking. It is time to start unthinking and unlearning these so-called norms.

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