The Importance of Hijab in Islam – 2021 Guide

In some dry and hot countries, the use of the Hijab helps their hair clean and protects their face from wind, dirt, and sun rays. However, for Islam women, it is more than that. Why Muslim Women Wear Hijab? For some, the primary identification of a Muslim woman is their wearing of hijabs. But, it … Read more

Style Spied: Raja Nadia Sabrina from Malaysia

This sweet and strong-willed young woman from Kuala Lumpur reveals her grace. By Shea Rasol. Catching our hearts with her elegant sense of style, Raja Nadia Sabrina, better known as Sabrina, has strong ideas about what Islamic fashion is about. Married to Abdullah Khubayb, this 29-year old lawyer completed her studies in England. Since 2009, she … Read more

Style Spied: Mia Ben from Malaysia

This fashionable hijabi looks effortlessly chic in simple staple pieces. Spotted by Najwa Abdullah. A self-proclaimed fashionista, Mia Ben feels obliged to look stylish in her office. For her everyday outfits, she opts for the deep colors she considers the essence of her personal style, highly influenced by her love of jazz music. Inspired by Olivia … Read more

Style spied: Zeynep Mutlu-Iskender from Germany

This fashion practitioner challenges prejudices and builds bridges, all while celebrating her signature hijab style. By Katharina Pfannkuch. With her signature turban style, Zeynep is one of the pioneers of the Islamic fashion landscape in Germany. In terms of modern Islamic fashion, Germany is not as far developed as the UK or the Netherlands, despite a … 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

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

Hijab tutorial: easy pashmina styling

Sister Jaslina is all about the E to the Z! Throw on a pashmina, flip it around your head once or twice, and you’ll be ready to paint the town red! This video features four modest and easy styles using soft maxi pashmina. Try out the styles – they’re E–Z!  Connect with me for more hijab … Read more