As the music from Taylor Swift’s latest album, “Folklore,” continues to receive praise on social media, the merchandise from her latest release has been burned. Amira Rasool, founder of the black-owned retailer The Folklore, has accused Swift of removing the company’s logo for album merchandise, and now Swift’s team is taking action.
Rasool posted similar logos on the Instagram page last week. His company is “an online concept store that delivers Africa and the best brands of contemporary diaspora designers,” according to his Instagram.
Since then, Swift’s merchandise seems to have fallen “the” of its Folklore brand. On Thursday, Swift tweeted to Rasool, saying she will make a contribution to Rasool’s company and donate to the upcoming Black in Fashion Council launch, which, according to her website, “was founded to represent and ensure the advancement of black. people in the fashion and beauty industry “.
InStyle reported that Rasool said his lawyer has been in contact with Swift’s manager about the merchandise and that the team took “quick steps” to fix the problem. After the merchandise was changed, Rasool congratulated Swift and her team “for recognizing the damage the merchandise caused to my company’s brand.”
“I recognize that she has been a strong advocate for women protecting their creative rights, so it was good to see that her team is on the same page,” Rasool tweeted.
Rasool did not immediately respond to CBS News’ request for comment.