Hijab

7.22.19

Why Muslim Fashion is Taking Over the Luxury World

The commitment to modest dressing is a lucrative space designers are tapping into. By 2023, Muslim fashion is forecasted to reach $361 billion a year.

7.18.19

Indonesian Police Cross-Dress to Fight Crime

In Muslim-majority Indonesia, criminals have long dressed up as a woman wearing a hijab to get away with crimes. This time, police turn the tables around.

7.5.19

19-Year-Old Malaysian Hip-Hop Artist Goes Viral for Rapping in a Hijab

She joins a small but growing number of hijab-wearing female rappers.

4.4.19

Forget Supreme, Hijab Is the New Symbol of Wealth and Status in Malaysia

Scarves as expensive as $8,000 are taking over the country's 'modest wear' trend.

6.30.18

How Islamophobia Hurts Muslim Women the Most

Violence against Muslims has skyrocketed in recent years, and especially since the Paris terror attacks. For an increasing number of hijab-wearing women, misogyny is combining with Islamophobia to especially toxic effect.

6.8.18

Watch the Empowering Video Highlighting 100 Years of Hijab Fashion

Amani Alkhat of the Muslim Girl website explains why her latest video about hijab fashion is absolutely vital to the international conversation.

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6.7.18

Meet the Designer Creating Fashion-Forward, Experimental Hijabs

Kallol Datta is reimagining the religious veil.

5.4.18

In Sharia Heartlands, Women are Punished for Wearing Too Little, Shunned for Wearing Too Much

Aceh is the only province in Indonesia allowed to enforce Sharia Law, but these conservative bonafides aren't stopping people from making fun of women who choose the full veil.

8.25.17

'My Hijab is Social, Not Religious. It Makes Me More Human.'

Lailatul Fitriyah discusses the conflicting notions surrounding the veil. Does the hijab empower women, or oppress them? Is it a choice or a necessity?

7.31.17

The Hijab-Wearing Superhero That's Using Her Superpowers to Fight Misogyny

With her comic strip "Qahera," illustrator Deena Mohamed wrestles with whether art actually is successful at breaking down stereotypes or not.

7.20.17

Apple's New Emojis Will Blow Your Lid

A slew of icons, released in celebration of World Emoji Day, reveal new hijab, breastfeeding, and elf icons.

7.3.17

Two Hijabi Girls on How the Headscarf Ban Is Disrupting Their Lives

Since 2004, Muslim girls in France have been prohibited from wearing their headscarves to school. We spoke to two hijabi French girls about how this affects their lives both inside and outside the classroom.

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