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The New Muslim's Field Guide

The New Muslim’s Field Guide (Book Review)

One thing that resonates throughout the book is the need to maintain your own person. How being Muslim isn’t about being Arab, Indian, or any other ethnicity. They explain how Islam was sent for all of mankind and how many of us converts believe that when we embrace Islam, that we are embracing a different culture.

American Basketballer Kicked Out of Game Due to Hijab

PHILADELPHIA – A hijabi American high school basketballer from Mastery Shoemaker, Philadelphia was forced by a referee to leave a game on Friday because of her hijab. “I was playing in a playoff game on February 16 when the referee told me he won’t allow me to continue playing with my head covering on,” Nasihah …

Chicago Muslims Launch Hijab Billboard Campaign

OAKBROOK TERRACE – With billboards that draw a similarity between Islamic hijab and the veiled Virgin Mary, a Muslim group from Chicago launched a billboard campaign on Monday to inform people about hijab in Illinois. “Wearing the hijab is 100% my choice. As contrary to the popular belief, hijab in no way oppresses us. In …

Western Clothing Wrong

Is Decent Western Clothing Wrong for a Muslim Woman?

Short Answer: Dress is conventional according to one’s environment. Dress in one country differs to that in another country according to climate and culture or tradition. Pants and shirts are acceptable, providing the shirts are not sleeveless or short-sleeved. Clothes should not be so tight fitting as to emphasize the figure nor transparent. Finally, only …

Muslim Designer's Modest Line Wows NY Fashion Week

NEW YORK – Once again, fashionable abayas and hijabs hit New York fashion week’s runway, as modest fashion designers hope to capitalize on the growing market. “Very excited!” Indonesian designer Vivi Zubedi giggled backstage after being mobbed by friends and family, taking selfies with US bloggers who admire her fashion-forward Islamic-style clothing, even if they …

Ofsted Support for Hijab Ban Infuriates Muslim Parents

LONDON – The decision by education watchdog Ofsted to support a head teacher’s decision to ban hijab in her school for children under eight has infuriated Muslim parents, seeing it as a first step toward a French-like ban on the religious headwear. “If you can do something like this in Newham, it could happen at …

Macy’s Set to Release Hijab-Friendly Collection

DUBAI – A giant US department store is set to release its first modest collection targeting hijabi Muslim women and women seeking modesty of all faiths. Macy’s has announced a new collaboration with Verona Collection to welcome its first modest line, which will hit the US e-commerce website on February 15. The line is expected …

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Twenty Scarf Styles in 15 Minutes (Watch)

With the rise of hijab fashion, the young fashion bloggers have taken the social media world by storm. In this video, the half English, half Egyptian fashion blogger, Dina Torkia shows a variety of hijab styles that look very elegant. Torkia has more than 33,000 followers on Instagram and videos on Youtube that average around …



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