Cairo fez maker pessimistic after revolutionPosted: August 19, 2011
“The fezzes’ glory days were long ago,” he told The Egyptian Gazette in an interview. “Tell me in God’s name, who wears them nowadays?” Sebai produces a fez every five minutes, even though he is well aware that the prospects for his products are dim, now that Egypt has broken away from its monarchic and dictatorial past. A military coup that ended the monarchy in 1952 also put an end to the fez as Egypt’s official headgear.
– The Egyptian Gazette