Last 2 weeks of 2016
Ten books read in 2017
BBC recommendation of the books kids needs to learn
Source: BBC News
Expression of Style Fashion Show – Sabika Makhdoom
Main point: Sabika Makhdoom is a washington-based designer. She pays a particular attention to pattern, color and elements. She mixes leather and fabric to create something playful and fun to wear.
Expression of Style Fashion Show – Tuty Adib
Main point: Tuty Adib started her label focusing on high-end fashion and brides wear for Muslim in 2000. Adib is known for the elegant, feminine, and bold fashion she uses for her designs.
What’s Wrong with Modest Fashion?
Main point: the expectation that women should be seen more chaste and modest is has been dominate ideology for millennia. In the fight for sexual equality, this ages-old universal double standard represents perhaps the hardest battle of all
Source: This article is a preview from the Winter 2016 edition of New Humanist
Expression of Style Fashion Show – Indriya Dani
Main point: Indriya Dani, a young, up-and-coming designer who hails from the West Java province of Indonesia, presented a sample of her couture for the first time before an American audience
Expression of Style Fashion Show – Jeny Tjahyawati
Main Point: Jeny Tjahyawati graduated top of her class from ASRIDE ISWI, a private college in Jakarta, with a focus on Fashion Design. Jeny has also won numerous fashion design and accessories contests hosted by Indonesian women magazines like Noor Magazine, Sarinah Magazine, and Femina Magazine.
Expression of Style Fashion Show – Nani Oktaviani
Since she was in college, Nani Oktaviani was always complimented on her clothing style and was often asked where she got her outfits.
‘The Fashion of Islam’ to Arrive at de Young, San Francisco, in 2018
Main point: For the first time in the U.S., a major museum is putting an exhibition together to show how hijab is shaping Muslim women’s social and political identities
Source: New York Times
5 Surprising Lessons in Blogging Success
Main point: a blogger shared 5 simple, but important lessons she learned in a recent conference she attended Simply Stylist conference in New York
Muslim Model Mariah Idrissi Signs to Major Modelling Agency
Main point: Mariah Idrissi, 24, is first hijabi model to sign to major modeling agency
Source: Daily Mail
Hipsters in hijabs: inside the multibillion-dollar world of Muslim fashion
Main Point: Indonesia and Malaysia want to be influential at the multibilion dollar fashion industry
Source: Southeast Asia Global
Food Friday: Gata, Christmas Bread of Armenians
Main point: It is Christmas time again! It is a time to be happy and jolly, and to be grateful for the people surrounding us
Hummus, Safsoof, Awamee; Arabian Appetizer, Salad and Desert
Main point: Arab cuisine is full of healthy, delicious and beautiful dishes. Here, we picked 3 of those that has already published on Arab America chef Habeeb Salloume
Source: Arab America