14 Jan 2016

How Iranian women dressed in the 1970s before the Iranian Revolution

Since the Iranian Revolution in 1979, the Iranian government requires women to wear loose-fitting clothes as well as a headscarf that covers the hair. Throughout the history of Persia, women in Iran, used make-up, wore jewelry and dyed their hair. Moreover, their garments were both elaborate and colorful, with clothing styles distinguished more by social status than gender. Women in modern Iran decide upon expressing themselves in various manners, both according to fashion and state regulation.


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