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Fashion and Physique Symposium: Reina Lewis “Modest Body Politics: Faith, Fashion, and Ethnicity”
Reina Lewis presents “Modest Body Politics: Faith, Fashion, and Ethnicity” at The Museum at FIT's 19th fashion symposium, Fashion and Physique, held on Friday, February 23, 2018.
The one-day symposium featured lectures and panels on topics such as the emergence of the plus-size fashion industry in the early twentieth century, the impact of popular culture on how we assess the female body, and fashion accessibility for the disabled in the technological age.
Reina Lewis is professor of cultural studies at London College of Fashion, UAL. Her books include "Muslim Fashion: Contemporary Style Cultures" and "Modest Fashion: Styling Bodies, Mediating Faith."
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