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Style Setters 2009: Shamim Jawad
Eighteen of Washington’s most stylish people show their best stuff. By Jill Hudson
Comments () | Published October 1, 2009
Photograph by Matthew Worden.

Shamim Jawad

Wife of Afghanistan’s ambassador to the United States

“Shamim is one of the most high-profile Afghan women in this country. She manages to be incredibly stylish and modern and, at the same time, dresses in a way that’s entirely appropriate for a woman from a Muslim country. She always makes understated choices and comes across as a woman of great substance. She’s very aware of the different streets she walks down.”

—Rachel Pearson, vice president of the Foundation for Afghanistan and president of Pearson & Associates

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