You may think there are only a handful of ways to don a hijab. But you would be mistaken. Over the past years, hijab styling has become more and more creative and next week, the Islamic Fashion and Design Council will share expert tips on how to tie up.
Much has been made about the Mipsters: Muslim hipsters who aren’t afraid to push the limit when it comes to fashion. But have stylish hijabis gone too far past the notion of modesty? We catch up with Aminah Sheikh – one of the young women who took part in the video causing a stir online.
The brainchild of this movement is a New York resident, Nazma Khan, who came up with the idea as a means to foster religious tolerance and understanding by inviting women (non-Hijabi Muslims/non-Muslims) to experience the hijab for one day.
Hijabista. The word – which fuses “hijab” and “fashionista” – gained traction a few years ago when young Muslim women realized they could follow the Islamic rules for modest dressing without stifling creative expression.
Speaking on the vast number of messages that are conveyed through our clothing and colour-choices, Alia Khan, the Chairwoman of the IFDC, explained that colour and wardrobe selection not only had the ability to influence our moods, but even the way in which we think and behave.