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20+ Photos Of Lebanese Women’s Fashion Over 100 Years

Tancrède Dumas | oldbeiruthlebanon

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.

1870

French photographer Bonfils (circa 1870).

A picture by French photographer Bonfils showing a typical but formally dressed Druze woman from the Chouf mountains, now part of Lebanon.

1875

Druze girl in the late 1800s

The 1880s

Lebanese woman, late 1800s, by Tancrede Dumas.

Lebanese woman. The photo was taken in the late 1800s by Tancrede Dumas.

Bride in Lebanon – Central Naval Museum

Lebanese bride in wedding costume.

1889

Ottoman Lebanon – Bikfaya 1889- Young Lebanese Woman [Copyright Bonfils]

1948

1956

1958

1960s

1961

Lamia Solh, daughter of former Prime Minister Riad El-Solh, 1961.

1965

1966

1969

1970s

1972

1977

1979

1980

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Dalida #Byblos 1980 .

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1982

1992


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20+ Photos Of Lebanese Women's Fashion Over 100 Years

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