Hijab Fashionista

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.

Muslim Fashionistas: Can style and modesty co-exist?

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.

February 1st, 2013, marked the first annual World Hijab Day in recognition of millions of Muslim women who choose to wear the hijab and live a life of modesty.

World Hijab Day in Switzerland

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.

Our fashion sense, or the lack thereof, has the ability to make us a little more or less intelligent!

Fashion speaks to the mind more than we realise

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.