Modest fashion is taking the world by storm. And this can be a good or a bad thing. On the one hand you have the feeling of liberation and empowerment. Modest fashion gives us the freedom to say “I can dress how I want and be beautiful doing it”. On the flip side, there are those who continue to play the oppression card – where women in hijabs are nothing more than following an oppressed, backward view of fashion and beauty. Add to that, you have the conservatives among our o
Don’t get us wrong. We applaud Nike for taking the leap into catering for our Muslim sisters in sports. We’re all for inclusion and the more variety we, as Muslim sisters have, the better. Good on you, Nike. But what we won’t do is let this Nike limelight cast a shadow over the tons of other Muslimah active-wear labels that were born from…yes, you guessed it, our own Muslim sisters. Long before Nike took the leap, many of our Muslim sisters were left with wearing the daily hi
A month has gone in 2017 and so much has been going around globally. It's a rough time but if we stand united, we can rise above.
In this issue, we do just that by shining a light on what unites us rather than what divides us. This month we speak to MOGA Scarves, a Melbourne based label that made waves when they sent one of their scarves to Australia's One Nation Senator, Pauline Hanson, who has been noted for her hateful rhetoric on her campaign trail. We also look into h
A brand new year...a brand new issue. And we're starting this new year with a bang! Catch our exclusive interview with Yuna in the new January 2017 issue. We speak to her on her collaboration with Lisn Up Clothing to raise money and awareness for the refugee crisis. Fashion with the cause - just the kind we like. Click the cover below to read (and download) the issue. Happy New Year, ladies! #newyear #fashion #modestfashion #yuna #lisnupclothing #refugeecrisis #gayamagazine #