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Turkish clothes makers see orders shifting from coronavirus-hit China
Middle East

Turkish clothes makers see orders shifting from coronavirus-hit China

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Several fashion retailers that manufacture clothing in coronavirus-hit China are in talks with Turkish firms about shifting…
Hungarian Roma designer fights stereotypes with fashion
Fashion

Hungarian Roma designer fights stereotypes with fashion

Hungarian Roma fashion designer Erika Varga says her label is about stitching together cultural traditions and snipping through stereotypes as…
By the bootstraps: Handmade Zimbabwe shoes an unlikely global hit
Life & Style

By the bootstraps: Handmade Zimbabwe shoes an unlikely global hit

In a tiny factory producing handmade boots and shoes in southwestern Zimbabwe, leather cutter Misheck Sibanda is on another hectic…
Palestinian-American brings #MeToo campaign to West Bank
Middle East

Palestinian-American brings #MeToo campaign to West Bank

A young Palestinian-American is the driving force behind a nascent #MeToo movement in this patriarchal corner of the world, selling…
Flashback: 1960-style dresses in Downtown Cairo
Egypt

Flashback: 1960-style dresses in Downtown Cairo

In old black-and-white Egyptian movies, young ladies with fluffy dresses could be seen without fear of endangering their safety but…
Noureen Farah: a rising star heading for Fashion Week
Culture

Noureen Farah: a rising star heading for Fashion Week

Egyptian fashion designer, Noureen Farah has been chosen to represent Egypt during 2017’s iconic Fashion Week in Paris. Starting in…
Women concerned about price hikes on imported clothes
Life & Style

Women concerned about price hikes on imported clothes

The presidential decision ordering an increase in customs duties on some imported goods, which was issued earlier this year, has…
Turkish students invent special clothes for blind people
Egypt

Turkish students invent special clothes for blind people

Students from the Amasya Technical Sciences Vocational School in Turkey have invented special clothing for blind people, equipped with sensors…
Artist ‘draws’ with clothes
Art news

Artist ‘draws’ with clothes

For a while Mahmoud Wahid, a Saudi graphic designer, used to drop his clothes all over his room without knowing…
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