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THE CONTEMPORARY WOMAN: SANAM SHANTYAEI

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Sanam Shantyaei is a journalist with more than a decade's experience as a foreign correspondent and international news television producer. A speaker of French, Spanish, Italian and Farsi, Sanam has lived and worked in Britain, France, Cuba, Italy and Iran.  She's currently based in Paris, where she covers international news for France 24. Sanam also has ...

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THE SUPER-HEROINES OF IRAN

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None other than Coco Chanel could have better summarized the underlying idea of The Tehran Times’ Spring 2018 editorial when she said “Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” The goings-on within Iran’s ...

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SOAKING IN THE SCENT OF NOWRUZ

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Good tidings to Iranians visiting or residing in Paris this Nowruz! Groupe Monge has got a special offer exclusive for the Persian New Year. As most Parisians feel a close affinity to Persians and know a lot about our culture Groupe Monge has decided to make it easier for us to purchase the perfect Eydi (Persian New ...

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THE CONTEMPORARY WOMAN: FARINAZ LARI

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  It’s not a minor achievement being the first Iranian woman to become the world’s kickboxing champion. Farinaz Lari didn’t start kickboxing until she was 18, due to her family disagreeing with her since they believed martial arts wasn’t suitable for a lady. Nevertheless, she signed up for an all women’s kickboxing class when she got ...

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PULLING THE STRINGS: A MARIONETTE BY ARAZ FAZAELI

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Girl Puppet - Earrings: Solmaz Panahi // Bracelet: Sheida Farrokhi // Jacket: Sahar Jaberian // Dress: Chiba Tehran // Socks: Gereh // Boots: The Ashk Boy Puppet - Bracelets: Pasha Moezzi // Top & Pants: Sahar Jaberian  How did the Iranian fashion scene and The Tehran Times evolve since it was first found? When The Tehran Times first started ...

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FAREWELL AZEDDIN ALAIA

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  This issue of TTT Lalehzar pays tribute to the late French-Tunisian designer Azzedin Alaia who took his own time designing his collections with little to no regards to publicity. His values lied elsewhere; He said he never thought about doing new things or being creative. He much rather cared about creating clothing that make women ...

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THE CONTEMPORARY WOMAN: PARI EHSAN

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Exhibition: Sarah Meyohas, Cloud of Petals (2017) // Location: Red Bull Arts New York // Wearing: Hermes scarf, Peet Dullaert techno pleat dress // Photographer: Danny Lim She has taken gallery hopping to another level by coordinating her outfits with masterpieces and posting the pictures alongside poetic articles detailing the whole ordeal; Thus making her photos a piece ...

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MERCI! MERCEDES CASTILLO

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Mercedes Castillo’s Burnt orange “Talis" slippers by Mercedes Castillo As Coco Chanel says; “A woman with good shoes is never ugly.” On the other hand, being comfortable makes people happy. This leads me to the belief that taking a break from your heels and literally being down to earth once in a while isn’t as bad as ...

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THE CONTEMPORARY WOMAN: NESA AZADIKHAH

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In a profession still dominated by men, Nesa Azadikhah shines as a contemporary women in the field of disk jockeying. She started learning music before school when her parents sent her to take “Tonbak” classes; a goblet shaped Persian instrument. She later started learning other instruments such as the guitar and by the age of ...

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