Fashion, whether it's worn on the runway or displayed in a local store, is a stylish tool for self-expression, social activism and public diplomacy. World leaders often wear traditional clothing to interact with foreign...KEEP READING
Public Diplomacy in Fashion
Headlines in this week’s PD News roundup unpacked the influence of fashion diplomacy on the global stage. Stories explored both the cultural highs and cultural controversies related to sartorial styles around the world, including the royal wardrobe of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, the heritage of Myanmar’s “long-necked women,” and the intersection of feminism and Islamic fashion.
- Feminists in a Tangle Over Islamic Fashion—Financial Times
- Myanmar's 'Long-Necked' Women Hope to Turn Tourism into Homecoming—Daily Mail
- Royal Variety: Inside the Queen’s Wardrobe—Vogue
- What is Fashion’s Role in Cultural Diplomacy?—Women’s Voices for Change
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