One of the trends we saw in their day when they presented the Spring-Summer 2011 collections in their respective fashion weeks was the oriental trend. Is present in large firms and has even shaped jacket Zara . A culture whose influence has been crucial for fashion and now returns to honor Christian Lacroix.
This time, the tribute comes in the form of exposure. Is in Paris at the Quai Branly Museum. The exhibition consists of many traditional oriental costumes dating from 1880 to today, owned by farmers in the area of Palestine, Syria, Libya, Jordan and Egypt.
Under the title "The East of Women" costume designer incredible mix 150 ranging from wedding dresses to coats. Sadly, religion in its most extreme threat such suits in the Middle East, as well as globalization with Western standards. These two trends are causing women to leave these garments. A pity because it is a priceless cultural heritage.