The One Direction frontman posted a picture of himself wearing the traditional piece on his Instagram.com page on Thursday and fans responded to the photo with mixed reactions.
Some felt the action was thoughtless, with one fan tweeting, "cultural appropriation is not nice, regardless of context or intent. let's leave it at that."
The devotee added, "i don't think he was trying to be hurtful or offensive. i'm just trying to point out the bigger issue, because people are trying ...
Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan & More Come Out For The 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Los Angeles Premiere
The actor was joined by several of his co-stars, including Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, and Sebastian Stan.
The film picks up where "The Avengers" left off, and the Captain has a new foe to face: a soviet assassin called the Winter Soldier.
The film hits theaters Friday, April 4.
Check out the ladies who were at the event, including Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders & more right HERE