Kim Kardashian. Photo: AP

Kim Kardashian’s ill-fitting trademark sparks ‘KimOhNo’ backlash and accusations of cultural appropriation

  • Kardashian has applied to trademark the word ‘Kimono’ for her new line of shapewear, along with the terms ‘Kimono Body’ and ‘Kimono World’
  • Social media users noted that if the patent is approved, even Japanese firms would be unable to sell kimonos in the US using those terms
Topic |   Fame and celebrity
Kim Kardashian. Photo: AP