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#IWD2020: This International Women's Day, it's time to celebrate the untold stories of history's boundary-breaking Muslim women.

‘I told y’all I’ll be a model’: A subversive social media star is breaking frontiers for modest fashionistas by starring in her first magazine campaign that champions the niqab.

<em>Halima</em> <em>Aden</em> poses in hijab, burkini for Sports Illustrated

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Halima Aden poses in hijab, burkini for Sports Illustrated

The 21-year-old became the first swimsuit model to wear a burkini for the magazine, which is best known for its racy covers of clad bikini models.

Muslim student becomes first hijabi in Miss England final

The New Arab

Muslim student becomes first hijabi in Miss England final

Sara Iftekhar will compete against 49 other candidates to represent England at the Miss World contest in China.

The year of the Muslim model

Sami Rahman

The year of the Muslim model

From television screens to magazine covers and billboards, hijab-clad women are breaking through and are being featured by mainstream brands.

Sana Uqba

Dubai's Modest Fashion Week 'excludes' Black Muslim bloggers

Social media users slammed the perceived exclusion of Black Muslim beauty bloggers at this year's Dubai-based Modest Fashion Week.

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World's only hijab-wearing supermodel lifting the veil on stereotypes

Nineteen-year-old Somali-American Halima Aden has gone from refugee camp to runway, redefining beauty standards and smashing ...

Diana Alghoul

Hijabi models and inclusive shades: Rihanna's makeup embraces all

The advertising campaign was diverse, there was a wide range of makeup shades. The products we tried did not disappoint either

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