Bamiyan Panorama

Bamiyan Panorama

Thursday, September 29, 2011

When Afghans had fashion 60's, 70's, and 80's.

So, apparently, Afghan women used to be fashionable.  Wait, WHAT?  They still are!  Every Afghan i've met (and that is a lot) is very fashionable.  This shows how it used to be before the wars and before the burqa was imposed on every Afghan woman. 

*disclaimer- This does not depict the whole country, or every Afghan woman*

Fashion model - early 70's.

Fashion show either in 1969 or 1970.

same fashion show - note the length of her dress

Same show - note the rifle!

Daughter of the King at a public venue - 1969

Fashion designer in Kabul 1969 or 1970.

Womens Rally 1980

Ustad Farida Mahwash - famous singer - 1970's

A class/meeting for women - around 1980.

A farm worker around 1980.

Milk distribution - approx 1984

Girl guides - most likely in the 70's.

A university Home Economics class demonstration around 1984.

Lab technician in the 1980's.

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