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PostSubject: Decades Of The Dupatta In Pakistan‏   Wed 06 Jan 2010, 8:20 am

Pakistani Women Dress

with Scarf (Dupatta)

When adorned by Fatima Jinnah, the dupatta was a symbol of modesty.

By remaining covered with a dupatta during her political
campaigning, Fatima Jinnah set a trend among women politicians that
continues to the present.

Begum Rana Liaquat Ali Khan draped dupattas with a unique elegance.

A newscaster in the 1970s goes on air with a dupatta, but doesn't cover her head.

When Benazir Bhutto returned to Pakistan in 1986, she was compelled to
cover her head in response to discussions among political circles about
how ‘Islamic’ she was.

The Pakistan Women's National Guard uniform incorporated a dupatta in
the late 1940s, but it was nothing more than a sash across the torso.

Pakistan being a Muslim country, most official uniforms for women have included dupattas.

The airhostesses of Pakistan's national carrier, Pakistan International Airlines, haven't always donned a dupatta.

In 1966, the uniform for PIA airhostesses, designed by Paris-based
fashion sensation Pierre Cardin, also included scarf-like dupattas over
graceful tunics.

The uniforms of PIA air hostesses have incorporated dupattas in a
variety of ways, reflecting the socio-political environment of the

Pakistan's fashion designers have long grappled with the politics and symbolism of the dupatta.

For the average Pakistani woman, the dupatta remains an essential and
practical component of her daily outfit, the traditional shalwar

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PostSubject: Re: Decades Of The Dupatta In Pakistan‏   Sun 07 Feb 2010, 11:59 am


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