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Israeli clothing brand Fix said the desert shoot, which will involve an Israeli and an Emirati model, was a 'dream come true'

A 10-minute video that surfaced online has caused uproar in Egypt for discrimination against a Muslim woman who chose to wear a burkini in a swimming pool.

Nike's <em>Modest</em> Swimsuit makes tides in Islamic <em>fashion</em>

Sami Rahman

Nike's Modest Swimsuit makes tides in Islamic fashion

The collection, titled Victory Swim, will officially launch in February 2020 and is set to fill a gap in the modest swimwear industry.

Glitzy, ritzy, niqabi: Meet fully-veiled Saudi model 'Amy Roko'

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Glitzy, ritzy, niqabi: Meet fully-veiled Saudi model 'Amy Roko'

‘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 ...

Dina Torkia's Modestly gives uplifting representation of Muslim women

Ilham Essalih

Dina Torkia's Modestly gives uplifting representation of Muslim women

Book Club: Dina Torkia's debut book embraces style, entertainment and emotion, successfully portraying a refreshing, positive and uplifting ...

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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.

Ruqaya Izzidien

I don't need your suhoor makeover, MAC

Comment: MAC's 'glamorous suhoor' makeup advert exposes its complete lack of understanding of Muslims and Ramadan, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

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Outrage after Malaysian model launches hijab range at nightclub

Mistake or marketing ploy? A Malaysian hijab entrepreneur has issued an apology after launching her popular new range at a nightclub.

Sophia Akram

Lindsay Lohan boosts 'trend-setting' London Modest Fashion Week

In its second edition, the world's foremost modest fashion event appeals to new audiences beyond modest clothing ...

The Nike Pro Hijab: A tried and tested review

Ruqaya Izzidien

The Nike Pro Hijab: A tried and tested review

Ruqaya Izzidien puts the Nike Pro Hijab through its paces while cycling, running, weightlifting and playing American football to see whether it ...

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 ...

Arab <em>fashion</em> world devastated at loss of French-Tunisian designer Azzedine Alaia

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Arab fashion world devastated at loss of French-Tunisian designer Azzedine Alaia

French-Tunisian designer Azzedine Alaia has died aged 77, leading to deep sadness in the Arab world at the loss of a fashion legend.

Hawija: The next battle in Iraq's war against IS

Gareth Browne

Hawija: The next battle in Iraq's war against IS

Analysis: After Mosul and Tal Afar, attention is turning to Hawija, a pocket of Iraqi territory long deemed ungovernable and essentially ...

Syria sides meet again in Geneva, with expectations low

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Syria sides meet again in Geneva, with expectations low

Syria's regime and opposition meet in Geneva on Monday for a seventh round of UN-sponsored peace talks aimed at ending the six-year war.

Arab <em>Fashion</em> Week brings unisex minimalism to Dubai Arab Fashion Week brings unisex minimalism to Dubai

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Arab Fashion Week brings unisex minimalism to Dubai

Designers, buyers and influencers descend to Dubai for Arab Fashion Week, a five-day event dedicated to ready couture and resort wear.

Karim Traboulsi

Princess Leia dons hijab on International Star Wars Day

You can be a hijabi and swim, fence, compete in the Great British Bake off, rap, and now, cosplay as characters from popular sci-fi franchises. Why not?

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Beauty and the bigot: tackling Islamophobia with modest fashion

As hostility against women who wear the hijab escalate in the Western world, so are the profits of Islamic 'discrete' fashion outlets.

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Major UK department store becomes first to sell hijabs

Debenhams is to become the first major department store in Britain to stock hijabs on its shelves as a part of a new rage of modest ...

Priyanka Jethwa

Meeting British-Yemeni designer Kaffa Mockbill

Society: The award-winning designer speaks about her latest collection and her experiences within the Middle East fashion industry.

Saudi designers steal show at Dubai <em>fashion</em> week

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Saudi designers steal show at Dubai fashion week

Models strutted the catwalk in mini-dresses, cropped jackets, skin-tight jeans and flamboyantly embroidered transparent blouses – the work of ...

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Muslim fashionistas attend Turkey's International Modest Fashion Week

The International Modest Fashion Week kicked off in Istanbul on Friday with seventy designers taking part in the two-day event ...

French minister: Hijabis like 'negroes who supported slavery'

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French minister: Hijabis like 'negroes who supported slavery'

A French minister on Wednesday caused outrage by comparing Muslim women who wear the hijab to 'negroes who supported slavery'.

Move over Barbie, Hijarbie's coming to town

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Move over Barbie, Hijarbie's coming to town

Meet Hijarbie: A new and not-so-conventional doll taking social media by storm, adorned with full-length dresses, veils and fashionable flowing ...

What does D&G's abaya collection mean for Muslim women?

Sami Rahman

What does D&G's abaya collection mean for Muslim women?

With Muslim women's attire already under such scrutiny in today's time, could Italian fashion house, Dolce and Gabbana's abaya ...

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