- Different styles of Muslim headscarf - in graphics + descriptions
- The Burqa: Facts & Issues
- Muslim woman denied French citizenship for 'radical' practice
"To be beautiful, all a woman needs is a black pullover and a
black skirt and to be arm in arm with a man she loves."
He was a French "fashion designer, and was considered among the greatest of the 20th century."
"We go back to the mid-1970s when punk rock and the British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood ruled the day! We hear a description of the 'punk look', the punk style of clothes and hair. And we hear how those clothes made the designer
Vivienne Westwood famous."
+ the script
+ a short biography of Vivienne Westwood
+ Vivienne Westwood's extraordinary fashion designs
See Fur industry
"Campaigners for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) hold signs reading, `Armani: Animals Suffer For Fur`
in front of the Giorgio Armani store in the Ginza shopping district of Tokyo, Japan 15 November 2011."
Saggy trousers banned on Texas buses
"Saggy trousers may be fashionable among urban youth but they won't be allowed on some buses in the state of Texas...
"Pull 'em up or find another ride," reads signs on city buses in Ft. Worth."
"The saggy trousers look has been around for more than a decade, tracing its roots to prison attire because inmates are not issued belts.
It spread to the rap and hip-hop music community, and from there became a popular symbol of freedom and cultural awareness for many young people."
Bush 'shoe-maker' hit by demand
"A Turkish shoe firm says it has had to take on 100 extra staff to cope with a surge in orders after an Iraqi threw shoes at US President Bush.
Istanbul-based Baydan Shoes claims it made the shoes and says it now has tens of thousands of orders from around the world - including from the US and Iraq."
Offenders to wear community vests
"Thousands of offenders in England and Wales are to wear high visibility vests while doing community service."
50 things every British girl should have
ex : a beret / a pair of mad sunglasses / Greek sandals / Japanese dark denim jeans / a hidden tattoo...
shorts, no sandals, no stonewashed, teachers told
"New Brunswick's School District 8 has decided its teachers need to start dressing a little better when they go to class.
A new dress code policy recently came into effect for the schools in the southern New Brunswick district where staff are banned from wearing T-shirts, shorts, sports sandals and blue jeans while at work - even on casual days..."