An Animal (Print) Expedition

Yes, leopard prints are still in fashion. Maryam Yusof brings you on a discovery journey to wearing those animal prints the right way. While shopping last week, I spotted a girl wearing a leopard print jumpsuit, carrying a leopard print bag, and texting on her iPhone that was protected by – you guessed it – a leopard … Read more

9 Quick Fashion Hacks every man should know

Gone are the days when fashion was for rich people. Shoes are an important part of fashion and shoehero.com have got you covered because gone are the days when the biggest fashion mistakes were ignored, today, you have to step out looking good and fashionable and at the same time get noticed. Gone are the … Read more

Aquila’s Picks: Malaysian Web Boutiques

Welcome to the wonderful world of cheap and cheerful online shopping! In part two of a three-part series, we present our picks of Malaysian web boutiques. On your marks, get set, clickety-click! By Sofea Famian and Cynthia Prayudi. Ammara Hijab The two hijabista founders of Ammara want their online space to be where devotees of both fashion and … Read more

My Insta-ddiction to Instagram

From filters to follows, Maryam Yusof loves her Instagram. Here she shares a few of her favorite Instagrammers. I must admit that I’ve become quite addicted to Instagram lately. I like being able to share the happenings in my life instantly through images. Adding filters to my pictures to make them look ‘vintage-y’ and ‘artistic’ makes … Read more

Style spied: Saufeeya Goodson from North Carolina, USA

Her journey with her hijab brought her to where she is today. Spotted by Shea Rasol. Currently running both a fashion and personal blog, 20-year-old Saufeeya writes on various topics. Working on self-imposed projects about Islam, health and modest fashion, Saufeeya believes that this is one of the ways she can create awareness of real Muslim … Read more

Capsule Wardrobe: 7 Items, 16 Ways

The idea of a capsule wardrobe is to have a collection of a few items of clothing which can be worn in many different ways for various occasions. Farrah Eman shares how. Invest in neutral and essential fashion pieces that are wearable with a wide range of other items. You’ll build a timeless wardrobe which is … Read more

Fabulously Halal Clothing & Accessories

Well-informed consumers are increasingly opting for halal fashion and lifestyle products as their wholesomeness appeals even to non-Muslims. Patricia Chow-Capodieci rounds up some halal lifestyle brands, some of which also adopt ethical and environmentally friendly practices. Clothing & Accessories Dian Pelangi Indonesia The brand’s name combines the name of its young designer, 19-year-old Dian Wahyu Utami, … Read more

DIY: Make new hijabs out of your old clothes

Stay modest and fabulous by upcycling new hijabs. In our society, being fashionable is a moving target. One day your clothes are in style, and the next they’re out. It can be exhausting to stay on top of the constantly shifting trends, not to mention expensive! One way to cut costs and still remain modest … Read more

The ethics and aesthetics of running a luxury modest fashion label

In this exclusive interview with luxury womenswear designer Diana Kotb, the Australian reveals her philosophy behind dressing modestly and talks about her business journey. She spoke to Aydha Mehnaz. There is a very fine line between effortless and trying too hard. As a keen lover of modest fashion, it gives me great pleasure to observe how … Read more