Amenakin: Larger than Life in Singapore

The woman behind Pearl Daisy was recently in the city-state for her very first meet and greet here – and the crowd was massive. The event officially began at 2.30pm on January 11th, but diehard fans of Amenakin, the effervescent fashion and lifestyle guru of the Muslimah world, started dropping in an hour ahead of … Read more

Pageants as Empowerment or Objectification?

Whether participants bare their shoulders or not, women’s beauty pageants are essentially the same, writes Sya Taha. Some Muslims in Indonesia are unhappy about the finals of Miss World 2013 to be held in Bali this week. The event has sparked protests from conservative groups across Indonesia. As a response to classic beauty pageants, Rofi Eka … Read more