Event:

FAITH AND FASHION: Fashion Politics: religious and regional taste cultures on the international market

 

Thursday 26th May 2016
18.00 Beirut/16.00 GMT
Free – booking not required

 

LAU Beirut campus
Koraytem
Beirut
Lebanon
Professor Reina Lewis takes Faith and Fashion from London College of Fashion, UAL to Beirut to explore dress politics for designers, entrepreneurs, journalists, and retailers in the local and regional fashionscape.

In collaboration with the Lebanese American University (LAU), Reina will host a panel discussion as part of Beirut Design Week 2016.

Joining Reina to investigate how local gender, religious, and ethnic considerations influence retail practice in the context of the global fashion industry’s recent construction of Muslims as a global consumer segment will be:

Shelina Janmohamed – Vice President of Ogilvy Noor, Islamic branding practice, and author of Generation M: Young Muslims Changing the World
Cynthia Chamat - Creative Director at Urban Sense and owner of Boutique Hub, Beirut
Kendall Robbins - Fashion Programme Manager, British Council UK, and regional expert.
For more information, please contact mary.kassab@lau.edu.lb or +961 1 786 464 ext. 1748

This panel is part of a symposium organised by LCF and LAU taking place on 26 May. If you would like to find out more about the rest of the event, or if you are in Beirut and would like to join the audience, please follow this link.

Event — FAITH AND FASHION: Fashion Politics: religious and regional taste cultures on the international market, 26th May 2016, Beirut

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