A new generation of Muslim women in Australia are incorporating global fashion trends, while also observing their faith.
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.
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.
The season of forgiveness seeks to redeem our blighted souls.
Nazma Khan tells us about the persecution she faced due to her hijab and why she started World Hijab Day. Get involved this Sunday.
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.
Do funky, be funny, with fashion.
A magnificent hijab fashion spread with unorthodox elements.
Looking at things from various perspectives eventually yields the whole picture.
Celebrating time-honoured traditions, inspired by the contemporary.
Layers of floral folds colour our body, mind and spirit.
A languid lounge by the sea in all our finery.
Keep smiling and keep shining in modest fashion with Aquila Style.
ZALORA, Asia’s Leading Online Fashion Destination, unveiled the launch of J Abaya, an exclusive collection by Malaysia’s renowned fashion designer Jovian Mandagie.
An Australian supermodel experiences Muslim life for a day wearing a Hijab.
Indonesian event organiser Risti Rahmadi wears an Islamic headscarf, uses halal lipstick and knows that it’s time to pray when an app on her BlackBerry emits Koranic verses five times a day.