QOTD: What is appropriation verus appreciation?

When I wear an item from another culture do I know the history behind that garment? I use slang and exaggerations that I picked up from people around me; but I really don’t know what it means. Where do I invest my money? Am I an ally or a thief? These and more questions often accompany the QOTD (Question of the Day) Appropriation versus Appreciation. Let’s have a healthy discussion, transparent chat, and share our authentic voice on the topic