Resistance comes in various forms, and dress is one of them. It reflects political circumstances and can be a site or vehicle of resistance. The use of textiles to tell stories of the past can be found all over the globe.
About The Author
Safia is pursuing a Bachelor’s of Design in Fashion Design at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. Her work is driven by a desire to decentralize and decolonize narratives within popular fashion discourse. Safia’s interests in fashion research lie in the understanding of globalization’s impact on identity construction, and its resulting effect on dressing practices, particularly those of Muslims across the globe.