There are countries and cultures where clothing restrictions are imposed. Think of Iran’s morality police.
And controversies continue. In 2016, for example, the burkini, combining the words for burka and bikini, was temporarily banned in some French towns. But millions of Muslim women around the world are making their own choices, as celebrated in this music video of Mona Haydar’s “Wrap My Hijab.”
And the modest fashion industry has exploded, already estimated at more than several hundred billion dollars worldwide and growing fast. It’s seen on magazine covers, in fashion shows around the globe, in the art world, and on social media, where fashion is often used to address social and political issues.