Kamis, 17 Desember 2009

Fashioning Faith

“Fashioning Faith” is a fantastic film by Yasmin Moll, a PhD student in Sociocultural Anthropology at NYU, about young Muslim women redefining what it means to be Muslim in contemporary America, and features several American Muslimah fashion designers:

Senin, 14 Desember 2009

Wearing the Muslim veil in America: What it's like

Wearing the Muslim veil in America may cause awkward moments, but this hijabi finds more positive than negative in her choice.By Husna Haq Correspondent / December 12, 2009Boston I knew I was in trouble the moment I sat down. I’d just taken a seat next to an elderly Asian woman on the D-line train, on my way to a college class last year. She immediately stiffened. I began reading a book. She

Senin, 07 Desember 2009

Head-turning hijabs

CNN just published an article looking at hijab fashion around the world, and speaks to several Muslimah designers:By Olivia Sterns for CNNDecember 7, 2009 Islamic fashion lets women cover up in styleLondon, England (CNN) -- Just because a woman covers up it doesn't mean she can't show off her individual style. That is the belief of a growing number of fashion designers in the Middle East who are