This Year…

By Soraya Zahid

This year I saw in the New Year under the covers. I was tired and didn’t fancy staying up 10 more minutes just because it’s…

Journals You Need for the 2018 Hustle

By Lamisa Khan

Next year will be the year of slaying. What better way to plan the slay than with meticulous organisation all plotted in your trusty journal? …

The Boxing Day Sales in Gifs

By Lamisa Khan

The Boxing Day sales are almost here. Whilst many of us may opt to stay in doors and browse for bargains online (the clever ones),…

Yasmin’s Journey: A Refugee Story

By Israa Abid

  How do we expose children to the harsh realities that others face? This is a big question every parent or carer faces. In times…

Mosques Around The World: The Blue Mosque, Turkey

By Israa Abid

  The diversity of Islam can be seen in our beautiful architecture and places of worship around the world; this week we are looking at…

Pick of the Week

By Lamisa Khan

Team Amaliah are a little bit crazy about co-ords. So we instantly fell in love with this green pyjama style shirt and pant duo from…

Colourful Eyeshadow

By Lamisa Khan

Take your make up look to the next level with a bright coloured eyeshadow. This year beauty went bold with popping shades on the lids.…

Muslim Dating – From “Don’t talk to boys” to “When are you getting married?”

By Another dating Muslimah

To my knowledge, the concept of Muslim dating is relatively new. By which I don’t mean Muslim girls and boys dating one another in the…

I tried the Nike pro hijab and here’s what I think

By Rawnak Jassm

Muslim women playing sport is not a new phenomenon as Nike has almost led us to believe. I’ve been playing football in my back garden…

Five Books You Need to Read about Class

By Lamisa Khan

We’re often told that if you work hard then you can achieve anything. But what if your success has been influenced by a factor that…

These Two Mothers Have Launched a Campaign to Celebrate Interfaith Diversity

By Amaliah Team

In a world where we are becoming more and more divided by that which makes us different, two mothers from two different faiths and two…

Meet the Muslim Women Studying at Oxbridge: 005 Supti Akhtar

By Lamisa Khan

What made you want to go to Oxbridge?  I wanted to give it a go, see if I could get in.It was never something I even…

Berets: The Accessory of this Winter

By Lamisa Khan

Everyone has been sporting this seasons chicest accessory; the beret. A staple feature at Paris fashion week this autumn, seen at the Christian Dior runway…

5 Restaurants you probably didn’t know about that serve Halal meat

By Amaliah Team

  Whenever friends from America visit me in London they always are in awe of how many halal options there are! We’ve found 5 restaurants…

This BBC Asian Network Presenter really just asked if you can be black and Muslim

By Amaliah Team

Nomia Iqbal presented today’s show on BBC Asian Network which spoke about racial discrimination as well as the lack of representation seen at Dubai Modest…

False Lash Affair

By Lamisa Khan

Want to add some glamour to your party look? Amp up the drama for any celebration or evening soiree with some false lashes. Whether you’re…

Firdaus, the Nigerian Law Student who was Denied her call to the Bar because of her Hijab

By Amaliah Team

Amasa Firdaus Abdusalam a Nigerian law graduate, was denied her call to the bar after refusing to take her hijab off. She was not allowed…

India Clears Bill that makes ‘Triple Talaq’ a Criminal Offence

By Amaliah Team

On Friday the 15th of December in a meeting chaired by Indian prime minister Narendra Modi, the Indian Cabinet approved a draft law, under which…

Do Your Interpersonal Skills Make You Intelligent?

By Zahra Al-Haddad

  I’m sure most of you have heard of IQ, but have you heard of EQ? The term emotional intelligence was first proposed in 1990…

Muslim Woman Crush Monday: 005 @Fatuminamusic

By Amaliah Team

  005 | @fatuminamusic • WHO: Fatumina is a multi-talented Muslim woman. A final year PhD student working in the area of Regenerative Medicine of…

Golden Girl

By Lamisa Khan

Add some glitz and glam to your wardrobe with some golden touches. Whether you’re feeling bold or just want a subtle shimmer, we’ve got the…

Team Amaliah’s Microwave Masala Tea

By Amaliah Team

What do we all turn to complaining and need warming up? Tea. But in this weather your average PG Tips just doesn’t cut it. Why…

Modest Jumpsuits

By Lamisa Khan

Everybody hates waking up in the morning and picking out an outfit in a rush. Jumpsuits are the ideal, all-in-one ready to wear outfit. We’ve…

worldnews

This Week in World News: Starting with Somalia & Grenfell

By Amaliah Team

  18 People have been killed in a suicide bombing at a police academy in Mogadishu At least 18 Police officers have been killed in…

Pick of the Week

By Lamisa Khan

We’re fed up of frumpy jumpers, but this polo neck sweater makes a statement as well as keeping you warm. Wear with a pleated midi…

Celebrating #BlackMuslimahExcellence

By Amaliah Team

  Recently, Dubai hosted it’s first ever Modest Fashion weekend, amassing a great amount of attention. However, it faced a lot of backlash because of…

TATE × STANCE : A Life Drawing Workshop Focusing on British Muslim Women

By Amaliah Team

  The Tate is collaborating with Stance Podcast, a podcast that explores diverse perspectives in art, culture and global affairs, to showcase an evening of…

Letters to Your Younger Self: Don’t Aspire to Meet the Aspirations of Others

By Amaliah Anonymous

Dear Younger Self, You are enough. You’re seventeen and about to start university. Despite achieving what you have, you remain resentful of yourself. You’re in…

6 Questions with Author & Activist Yassmin Abdel-Magied

By Amaliah Team

  This week we caught up with author and activist Yassmin Abdel-Magied, and found out what she had been up to, she’s currently in the…

Yemen : What’s Happening & How to Help

By Israa Abid

We have witnessed in the news how the war in Yemen has created a great humanitarian crisis and has killed thousands of people and displaced…

Chelsea Stevenson shows bravery in highlighting sexual abuse towards young children

By Amaliah Team

TRIGGER WARNING: This article deals heavily with the issue of sexual abuse against children. If you or anyone you know has been affected, please scroll…

Meet the Muslim Women Studying at Oxbridge: 004 Amna Ali

By Amaliah Team

    What made you want to go to Oxbridge? I did well in my maths GCSE in year 10 despite it being my least…

Fun-coloured Faux Fur

By Lamisa Khan

Winter means bringing out the fur. This year it’s all about faux fur in wild shades. From baby pinks to midnight blue, we’ve put together…

Embellished Collars

By Lamisa Khan

Sometimes you open up your wardrobe and have no idea what to wear. But fret not, we’ve got the cure to boring clothes! Jazz up…

The emotional stages of going through my divorce in gifs

By Selina Bakkar

When the process of divorce starts you go through a range of emotions, highs and lows but in the end you get there. I had…

Raising a Muslim daughter in America

By Amaliah Team

  When Ranna Abduljawad became a mother after twelve years of marriage, she never imagined she would have to explain discrimination to her daughter at…