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Vintage Photos of Iranian Fashion Before 1979

Before the 1979 Revolution, when hijab was not in force, family albums capture Iranian women’s embrace of western fashion, as seen in movies, magazines and embodied by a succession of fashionable queens. Under the Shah’s rule, Iran’s economy and educational opportunities expanded. Britain and the US counted Iran as their major ally in the Middle East, and the Shah forcefully industrialized ...

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