Can AI Dress Like an Egyptian? Protecting Local Heritage in the Digital Age

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  The very moment a fashion designer is struck with an idea to create is both powerful and incredibly fragile – it’s a glimpse of what could be, but also what could never be reached. This is when the true tension begins: between heartfelt inspiration and the practical demands of crafting their vision. The fashion muse – embodied by either the mannequin or the model – usually serves as both the starting point and ending point of the creative journey. First, the designer imagines the garment with the muse in mind, and then, the creative journey ends when the muse brings that design to life through its wear. Yet this singular muse often fails to represent the vast diversity of groups, especially those with disabilities or from different religious and cultural backgrounds. In Western fast fashion, clothing designs can often become entrenched in narrow perceptions of what women are expected to wear, disregarding a range of sizes, religious affiliations, and individual styles. Countless unique fashion ideas and personal tastes get sketched out, only to face the hurdles of translating them into reality. How, then, can AI technology bridge this gap…

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