Getting a haircut or even a wash for women is considered easy-peasy. But not so much for my hijabi friends. Shruti Gattani sheds light on salons that are trying to make a difference in a halal way.
Sabrina Marican and Wirda Elliesa are young Muslimahs who are breaking the taboo around lingerie with their brand - Luxegerie. Shruti Gattani rounds up both ladies and finds out how they are encouraging women to look good, while sticking to their beliefs.
While Muslim fashionistas are taking Instagram by storm, it’s the clothes they wear that are experiencing an exponential growth in demand.
Shruti Gattani in conversation with benefit’s makeup master José Rivera, on the company’s new launches. Get ready to be awarded double-edged ‘benefit’ (pun intended!).
José Rivera, Benefit Makeup Master for USA gives us the deets on the makeup trends we need to follow in 2017.
Artist Fahmida Ashiq speaks about artistic influences, following one’s passion and her creative approach.
Emma Watson is the beauty who can calmly shut down thousands with her powerful words. She is the feminist in a fairytale world!
Gigi Hadid covers the first ever issue of Vogue Arabia in an embellished veil and while it's stunning, the reviews are mixed.
This year’s Oscar outing was politically motivated and the most diverse with honours given to performers from countries affected by Trump’s immigration ban.
From Sweden’s feminists on the receiving end for wearing hijab to Marine Len Pen refusing to wear one and London hosting the first-ever Modest Fashion Week. Shruti Gattani talks about the drama around the headscarf.
The online commercial by Nike released this week comes out at a time when women from this region are fiercely competing in sports and trying hard to break stereotypes.
An interesting twist: Modest fashion is flourishing (about time) and we are LOVING IT! Street-stylers are all out on the streets showing less skin; androgynous fashion is still a rage and full skirts have never been more favoured!
It’s not always easy to live by your principles – but it’s always worth the effort.
Amani Alkhat wonders if Islam and feminism can work together.
A vigilante with a big heart has taken matters into her or his own hands in response to advertisements on public buses in San Francisco.
This formidable Iranian woman is living proof that once you set your mind to something, you can truly use this gift to help better humankind.
Brains, beauty and even brawn abound in this alluring assortment of six single princesses.
Examining the threat that climate change poses to women.
The 45-day charity trip saw them cycle through seven countries to the benefactors of their fundraising drive: a safe village for orphans and widows.
A headscarf shows less, but reveals more – as American journalism student Cassidy Herrington found out when she donned one for a project.
Two Indonesian women recount the challenges they face in practising Islam in a way that is important to them while working with employers in Singapore