Fashion and costume houses to be established

February 19, 2019

TEHRAN -- Houses of fashion and costume are to be established all around the country, Hamid Qobadi, head of the 8th edition of Fajr International Festival of Fashion and Costume, said here on Monday.

The first house of fashion and costume is to be opened in Shiraz, Qobadi said, hoping every province would have a fashion and costume house in the future.

The houses of fashion and costume are to be formed in retrofitted old buildings, said the official.

The houses of costume do not merely look at the history of cloths but it has a view on the contemporary growth of costumes and fashion, he explained.

The 8th edition of the Fajr International Festival of Fashion and Costume was held February 14-17, 2019 for the first time in Chabahar, southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province, to display Iranian art at international level.

The eighth edition of the international festival of fashion and costume hosted twenty countries.

Tunisia, Singapore, Canada, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Italy, Syria, Oman, France, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Iraq, Pakistan, India, Afghanistan, Turkey, Spain and Indonesia attended the festival.

The organizers had opened a space of competition to encourage international participation and facilitate direct contacts between Iranian and foreign companies.

NM/MQ/MG

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