Today, on February the first, we celebrate World Hijab Day. It was first celebrated in 2013 in order to educate the world on what wearing a hijab stands for. More importantly, this day is celebrated in the aim of protecting the right of an individual to wear one, neither forcing them nor banning them.

There's been a lot of controversy regarding hijab law in Iran. The media there is also guilty of portraying Iranian women as sad and powerless. While in some cases this might be true, it is definitely not the most accurate description of a modern Iranian woman.

To deny the stereotype that women wearing a hijab are weak and unhappy, Bored Panda collected a list of Iranian women street style photos, depicting them wearing hijabs proudly and simply looking incredible. Most of them come from a blog called The Tehran Times, the first street style blog from Tehran, aimed at showing the creativity and style of young Iranian women.

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Katie Light 1 year ago

So pretty! She looks like if Jasmine came to life

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#2

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Alice P 1 year ago

so beautiful

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#3

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Chase Howard 1 year ago

Sorry but love the shoes! They are so pretty

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#4

Tehran Women Street Style

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Violaine LB 1 year ago

I love this outfit!

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#5

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varwenea 1 year ago

Nice pose!

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#6

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varwenea 1 year ago

They look like a bunch of celebrities fake-hiding.

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#7

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varwenea 1 year ago

Beautiful!

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#8

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Jessica Thiel 1 year ago

I want one of those gorgeous sweaters! They look incredibly comfortable

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#9

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Isabel Arango 1 year ago

The shoes man!, THE SHOES!

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#10

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Hope Floats 1 year ago

I love that red coat and shoes...It looks stunning..

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#11

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Rajani Sarasan 1 year ago

Love the outfit

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#12

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Alan Tea 1 year ago

Relax..

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#13

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Alene Walden 1 year ago

She looks beautiful straight off the silver screen!

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#14

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varwenea 1 year ago

Stylish!

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#15

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Tom Talamantes 1 year ago

The Virgin Mary must have been from Iran!! 😳

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#16

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Peter Lankton 1 year ago

This is the most believable look.

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#18

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Alene Walden 1 year ago

Love her boots

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#19

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Tara Sigari 1 year ago

❤️

#20

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Peta Hurley-Hill 1 year ago

gorgeous coat

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#21

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Alene Walden 1 year ago

if I looked this good in a hijab I would wear them all the time just because these are pretty! And I am Baptized!

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#22

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Alice P 1 year ago

meo shoes

#23

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Rajani Sarasan 1 year ago

This looks more like a modelling shoot than regular people..

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#24

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jevais 1 year ago

Love the Hermes handbag, it cost the price of a small car here in Europe. Not every women in Iran can offered this.

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Jill Lima 1 year ago

This is awesome! Love love love 💗💗💗

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#26

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Cindy jenkins 1 year ago

Love the colors and the outfit!

#27

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Alexis C 1 year ago

Perfect composition

#28

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ADHORTATOR 1 year ago

my favourite... skulls rock :-)

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#29

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#30

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Tehran Women Street Style

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Anja Henriksen 1 year ago

Love the bag

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#32

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Rhon 1 year ago

Love the coat!

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#33

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Sarah Blanche Brinsfield 1 year ago

Those sunglasses are amazing!

#34

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Jhoa 1 year ago

NO! I cant! That coat!!! noooooo

#37

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Sarah Blanche Brinsfield 1 year ago

I have the same Michael Jackson Art in my house in Pennsylvania, USA

#38

Tehran Women Street Style

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Lea Opitz 1 year ago

omg i love those sleeves!

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#39

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Katrina Landis 1 year ago

How do you keep the scarfs from falling off?? Beautiful looks.

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#40

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jevais 1 year ago

Yes every women should be able to afford A Channel handbag.

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#41

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Tammy Chapman 1 year ago

I love the purse.

#42

Tehran Women Street Style

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Lea Opitz 1 year ago

sweet purse!

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#43

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Irene Fisher 1 year ago

Gorgeous. ...

#45

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Jill Lima 1 year ago

Goregous!!!! 😍

#46

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Sanaz Yazdani 1 year ago

OH GOD! SHE'S MY BFF. THIS IS FOR ALMOST A YEAR AGO WHEN SHE WANTED TO HANG OUT WITH OTHER FRIENDS PROBABLY.SHE TOLD ME SOMEONE TOOK A PHOTO OF HER! lol Mehrara you're famous now!

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#48

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Lea Opitz 1 year ago

love that coat!

#49

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Tehran Women Street Style

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ane łuczaj 1 year ago

I've got the same bagpack!

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#51

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Lea Opitz 1 year ago

don't cut off her head!

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Tammy Chapman 1 year ago

Adorable outfit.