South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin writes for Al Monitor on the changing trends in Iranian fashion:

New York, Paris and Milan recently held major events to showcase fashion trends for next fall. For the first time, Tehran has, too. 

Contradicting the view prevalent in the West that the Islamic Republic of Iran is the land of the covered and the drab, young Iranian designers presented a variety of up-to-date styles for men and women during Iran’s first ever fashion week, taking place Feb. 7-9 at the Sam Center in north Tehran. 

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