while the mannequins are very prominent in the window display against the white background, the actual woman is hidden against the dark entrance. capitalism powers over the ideals of conservatism. the composition can be interpreted as a reflection on conservative islamic society and how it is intermingling with the western world.
yes, we have Pakistani and Indian community too... actually couple blocks away from my home... but their boutiques show very colorful dresses (you know - with pants and scarfs)...I've seen women in black but never seen these clothes for sale... I thought they order them in special sewing studios