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November 9, 2021 63 min

Dr. Reem El Mutwalli joins us to discuss her book Sultani Traditions Renewed: Changes in Women’s Traditional Dress in the UAE during the reign of Shaikh Zayid Al Nahyan, 1966-2004. Dr. Reem is the founder of The Zay Initiative, the first fashion collection dedicated exclusively to dress from across the Arab world.

Further Reading and Listening:

  • Dr. Reem's first Dressed interview can be found here
  • More on the Sultani book:
  • Dr. Reem's website:
  • The Zay Initiative:
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