First Lady Michelle Obama Goes Scarf-Free In Saudi Arabia03:54

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When First Lady Michelle Obama visited Saudi Arabia with President Barack Obama following the death of its king, she appeared without a headscarf — even though the women of Saudi Arabia are expected to cover up. Saudi law, however, does not require foreign visitors to wear a hijab.

Here & Now's Lisa Mullins discusses this with Jacki Lyden, founder of The Seams, a series on NPR about the culture of fashion.


This segment aired on January 29, 2015.

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