Iran’s fashion crackdown moves beyond headscarves

22.06.2011                      20.Siwan, 5771

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Iran's fashion crackdown moves beyond headscarves

Islamic morality squads turn up the pressure in summer fashion offensive; Crackdown is part of a 'moral security plan' against western cultural invasion.

It's an Iranian rite of summer: Islamic morality squads pressure women to keep their headscarves snug and coverings in place, and after a few extra tugs for modesty's sake the crackdown inevitably fades.
This year, however, Iran's summer fashion offensive appears bigger and more ominous, and has expanded the watch list to men's hairstyles and jewelry considered too Western….