Bindis are a popular accessory worn by South Asian women, but they are being increasingly worn by Western women as a fashion accessory. There is increasing debate about whether this use is cultural appropriation or cultural appreciation.
Anyone can wear a bindi
While bindis originate in South Asian cultures, there is no reason they cannot be worn by people elsewhere.
A bindi is a fashion accessory
Bindis are often worn for fashion purposes, and so should be allowed to be worn by anyone.