Fashion is a timely reflection of culture, society, status, and class. With the years, women’s fashion has changed as did their vital roles in society.
Here’s how Lebanese women’s fashion changed since the 19th century.
A picture by French photographer Bonfils showing a typical but formally dressed Druze woman from the Chouf mountains, now part of Lebanon.
Lebanese woman. The photo was taken in the late 1800s by Tancrede Dumas.
Lebanese bride in wedding costume.
Lamia Solh, daughter of former Prime Minister Riad El-Solh, 1961.