Mideast Iran Fashion Police

June 21, 2011 - 12:29 PM
In this March 6, 2011 photo, two Iranian female visitors, center, view dressed mannequins, portraying some of the latest fashion designs during the "Iranian Islamic Fashion Show" event in Tehran, Iran. It's an Iranian rite of summer: Islamic morality squads pressure women to keep their headscarves snug and coverings in place, and after a few extra tugs for modesty's sake the crackdown inevitably fades. This year, however, Iran's summer fashion offensive appears bigger and more ominous, and has expanded the watch list to men's hairstyles and jewelry considered too Western. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)