February 10, 2013
Our latest guest blog post comes from Eiman Ahmed of Mohajababes. At one time or another we've all seen negative comments posted on facebook, blogs, instagram, etc. that are inconsistent with the spirit of sisterhood and naseeha (advice) in Islam. Eiman addresses this issue and asks, "Where does your intention really lie?" Be sure to check out their gorgeous line of kaftans and you feel free to read the original post on their blog!
Mohajababes is an online store specializing in kaftans run by sisters Eiman and Afra. After years of being asked where they got their outfits from they recognized there was a gap in the market for beautifully handmade modest kaftan dresses, and before they knew it, Mohajababes...
February 07, 2013
The Chocolate and Roses Scarf is one of my favorite florals hijabs. The watercolor effect subdues the floral print and the gorgeous hues of coral, flamingo pink and crimson red with a hint of camel compliment my tan skin to perfection!
I am in love with this black and white neck scarf from Madewell. The polka dots and cameo accents nod to vintage, which I love!
I love the way the Chocolate and Roses Scarf accents the kelly green cardi but needed a little extra coverage so the Madewell scarf made the perfect accent! For more, be sure to read our post on how to wear neck scarves with hijab!
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February 05, 2013
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February 02, 2013
February's HOTM comes from Egypt, you may remember her from the interview with Melanie on her blog Sans Retouches. She gives us her unique experience living in Egypt as well as her journey with hijab and her blog!
My name is Noha Rahhal. I’m Egyptian, was born and spent all my life in Alexandria. I’m 24 years old. Four years ago, I graduated from the Faculty of Arts (Alexandria University) with a major in Linguistics & Translation. Right now, I work as a Translator & Freelance Editor. I also founded Sans Retouches, my Fashion & Lifestyle blog which I’m really proud of. Apart from work, I live with my mother and younger brother who are the best things in my life. I’m passionate about reading, writing, charity work and listening...
January 29, 2013
Our latest guest blog post comes from Maliyah Basri of Birmingham, England. She's a 19 year-old student at the University of Worcester in addition to being a mehndi/henna artist. You can view her work (or get your mehndi done!) by visiting her facebook page! She writes about hijabi empowerment and has a great message for Muslim women everywhere!
You do not become inferior, to those who think they are superior, because of your exterior. The rendition of beauty continuously changes. Choosing to reject society’s beauty game is exercising a choice that you are absolutely entitled to. Being known for the person you are by your character and distinctive traits is an honour. Choosing to be a hijabi is a great form of rebellion since you are a woman who disagrees with the...