WSJ: ‘Modest’ bathing suits make a splash

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…

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The Spring and Summer Game Plan

  It’s Saturday mid-afternoon and while we write about our game plan for this Spring and Summer, we sip our new season concoction drink[Iced, unsweetened, lemon and turmeric water] and hear the energy of the rain outside that killed our first trip to the farmer’s market, but it’s all good!…

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The craft of high fashion: An interview with designer Barjis Chohan

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.

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