The historic country of Azerbaijan is undoubtedly opening up to modern urban living. Azerbaijan fashion is not as conservative as most people would think. Islam is not the official religion, which explains why the country is not as conservative when it comes to dressing. They do not have an official religion, and so religious customs and beliefs do not dictate what to wear in Azerbaijan.
According to the country’s constitution, this former Soviet state is now a secular state, which means its citizens practice freedom of religion. As compared to Muslim countries, foreign tourists to Azerbaijan will not feel as intimidated dressing up casually, although Muslim Azeri women do cover their face, arms and legs. Generally, however, the women of Azerbaijan wear casual Western fashion. [Read more…]