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The Georgian Orthodox Church is one of the more conservative in the Orthodox world.
Flick through the racks in a high street store and you’ll notice that wrist-length sleeves and high necks have appeared on dresses, hems are a little longer, and corsets are showcased beneath plain polonecks and crisp, white shirts on manequins.
According to Euronews, the patriarch blessed 780 children in the ceremony in Tbilisi using this rather violent method.
Ilia II conducts mass baptism ceremonies four times a year as a solution to address Georgia's declining birth rate.
And as Nigella Lawson showed when she stepped into the sea in a birkini in 2016, sometimes women just don’t want to show flesh regardless of their beliefs.
At the same time, Muslim fashion designers and influencers in the UK and Jewish and Christians in the US are filling gaps that they have spotted in the market, using social media to gain influence and set up online stores.
“Ironically this is no longer an argument any more as all the mainstream designers are championing modest fashion as the ‘go to’ look. However in the earlier days you always wanted to be careful when talking about modest fashion so as to be sure that you weren’t implying that any other fashion was immodest," she says.
Simi Polonsky who founded The Frock NYC, an orthodox Jewish fashion brand, with her sister agrees.
The collision of modest fashion designers attempting to appeal to a wider audience while mainstream brands are trying to appear more inclusive has somewhat put to bed this question, argues Alim.
According to various polls, he is considered the most influential person in Georgia.
He also becomes a godfather to every child he baptises, meaning he now has roughly 30,000 godchildren.
Recently, mainstream brands have found themselves playing catch-up to appeal to women who dress modestly for religious and cultural reasons, including Muslims, Jews and Christians.
This has collided with the natural fashion cycle which has ushered in long, flowing and lose-fitting clothing as an antithesis to the boundary-pushing, revealing outfits that were in vogue a decade ago (remember underwear as outerwear, Lady Gaga’s shock tactics and Rihanna’s , has been studying modest looks since the mid-2000s.