(Week of April 25 to 24)
Top 10 news on Muslim women fashion & Beauty
Vogue Italia was partnered with the National Health Care Foundation to create a platform for Saudi female designers work.
Source: Arab News
Writer: Rima Al-Mukhtar
It doesn’t matter if you are in your 20’s, or 30’s or 100’s, you still got a skin to take care. The question is what to do to give your skin good and notorious ingredients to feel fresh, radiant, and beautiful. Sometimes, the answer is not complicated.There are 8 simple steps that many skin care professionals recommend.
Source: Aquarius Magazine
Writer: Sonam Basantani
Boston University’s Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies and Civilizations and the Islamic Society of BU recently worked together to stage a panel discussion and runway show related to issues in modern Muslim-American fashion.
Source: Daily Free Press
Writer: Dagny Crepeau
The goofy web series Shugs & Fats is a great many things: a fizzy buddy comedy; a proud platform for Muslim feminism; a glittery hijab fashion show; a Gotham Award winner; and a source of unexpected takes on pop culture touchstones like Girls, Games of Throns, and 50 Shades of Grey.
Writer: Inkoo Kang
While country is debating over intolerance here in Chandigarh, Punjab, a Muslim woman workshop has all Muslim workers. With each hand movement, the piece of cloth seemed to be coming alive. A riot of colours was slowly revealing itself in a beautiful pattern. For most of us it would be embroidery, cutting and stitching, for those involved in the work, it means life.
Source: Punjab News Express
Police in Tehran are deploying 7,000 undercover morality agents tasked with a fresh crackdown on women defying strict rules on the wearing of the hijab, among other offences deemed un-Islamic.
Source: The Guardian
Writer: Saeed Kamali Dehghan
A Muslim woman in Jefferson Parish says she was discriminated against in court because of her religion. The judge says the incident was simply court procedure.
Source: WDSU, NBC affiliated TV in New Orleans
Some fashion houses have begun catering to Muslim consumers in Europe with loose-fitting, body-covering clothing lines that include head-covering scarves.
Source: NPR (National Public Radio, USA)
Writer: Eleanor Beardsley
Islamic fashion is finally coming into its own. With global Muslim consumers spending an estimated $244 billion in 2015 on apparel alone, according to reports from the Global Islamic Economy Summit, the industry may grow to up to an overwhelming $484 billion by 2019.
Source: Dhaka Tribune
Writer: N Anita Amreen
From halal ready meals to dating and Ramadan apps, the UK has seen a host of innovative businesses serving the Islamic community. We report on the entrepreneurs combining commerce with religion.
Source: Management Today
Writer: Adam Gale