One thousand people. Enough to pack a good sized sports arena. That is how many people died when the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh collapsed, and while some point the damning finger at the deplorable working conditions in developing countries, if you dig deeper, you realize the real culprit…Read More
Like most other women out there, we absolutely love dressing up for a big night out – and staying chic and modest while we do it! Whether you’re getting ready for a special celebration, a formal event or the party of the year, we’ve got some great tips for you…Read More
When Deborah Nixon heads to her local pool in her swimsuit—a pair of long black leggings and a matching short-sleeved top like surfers wear—she gets compliments and admiring glances, at least from other women. “It is the New Sexy,” says Ms. Nixon. The 58-year-old, who has abandoned her conventional one-piece…Read More
…One of my dreams is to be a video game storyboard writer. I am a huge believer in the power of storytelling, and believe it or not, the best video games have extremely well-written stories. Who are you? I was born in Singapore in 1983 and moved to Sydney, Australia,…Read More
It’s interesting how that painful day became the seed that would later become Unveiled. Art can sometimes be inspired by the things that are ugly and scare us. Who are you? Growing up in London, as the daughter of South Asian immigrants, racism was intense. When I turned fifteen, I moved to…Read More
I was inspired to travel and do photography and it ended up bringing me Islam. Who are you? AsSalaamu alaikum, my name is Lisa Vogl-Hamid and I’m an international wedding and fashion photographer. I currently live in Las Cruces, NM with my wonderful husband and mother-in-law. However, more importantly I…Read More
I know what you all must be thinking. Ew, no, those are so ugly, my mom literally wore those a million years ago and thought they were totally cool. Well, guess what — like most interestingly old “ugly”trends, this one is back and it’s hot! Real talk: I totally understand…Read More
Barjis Chohan is often considered one of the “first modest high fashion clothing designer with formal training.” Having received her training at the prestigious Central St. Martins College of Art and Design in London, she runs a successful U.K based fashion label called Barjis Fashion. Chohan has showcased her work at both London and Paris Fashion Week and is about to unveil her Fall 2014 collection.Read More
Festóun’s apparel combines serene colors, crystal embellishments, and flowing fabrics all in the form of kaftans and chiffon belted dresses accompanied by a brush of romance in the sleeves. The woman behind these creations is Samah Dakhil, a designer and student at UC Berkeley who infuses her pieces with her Libyan heritage.
Alheli Sg from Mazatlán is Mexican Muslim revert and self-made clothing designer. I had the opportunity to chat with her on what it means to be a Muslim in Mexico, her label Bella Luna Abayas and its future.