HAFSA LODI ON
WHAT'S DRIVING 'MODEST' FASHION
IS THE AGE OF REVELATION OVER?
For more than a century, fashion designers sought to reveal the female body. Clothes were thought to be constraining, politically as well as physically, and women demanded freedom. But now, stylists are designing clothes that cover up the body, and their creations are being welcomed by various important and hitherto overlooked demographic groups. Fashion enthusiast Hafsa Lodi, a law graduate from SOAS, explains what's going on.