THE CURVY WORKWEAR EDIT: THURSDAY

By Romana Mirza

Thursday This week, it’s your last day to make a first impression.  Tomorrow the people that matter are away or out golfing, lunching or something…

Meet the guy behind Interest free student loans

By Selina Bakkar

“The year I started university was the year which tuition fees tripled.” When Ismail walks into the room, there’s something about the atmosphere that changes,…

SHOP THE LOOK: @SONIAHEARTSFASHION

By Amnah

  laid back layering SONIAHEARTSFASHION

SHOP THE JUMPSUIT EDIT

By Amaliah Writes

Source: Mariaalia.com The fun one piece outfit that can be dressed up or down. Layer this season’s popular slip and dungaree styles or make a utilitarian…

THE CURVY WORKWEAR EDIT: WEDNESDAY

By Romana Mirza

It’s hump day, and the work continues, keep up the tailored professional demeanor, focus on work and keep your outfits comfortable and suited to the…

One easy way to update your look…

By Selina Bakkar

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Meet Moga, the fashion brand that has a social mission

By Amnah

Meet Moga, the Australian fashion label that is uniting people through fabric and colour through their headscarf collection that maximises comfort and style. The collection…

What should sex education look like for Muslims?

By Amaliah Writes

The matter of sex is constantly avoided and deemed a taboo in many parts of the Muslim community. From taking students out of sex ed class…

The Curvy Workwear Edit: TUESDAY

By Romana Mirza

You’re in full swing to meet all your commitments this week, this means meetings inside and outside the office, visitors to the office and a…

The Curvy Workwear Edit: Monday

By Romana Mirza

Finally!  A work/career-wear edit for Plus-size/Curves!  Salaam everyone I’m happy to bring you my take on fantastic, career-advancing modest fashion for your professional life.  This…

SHOP THE LOOK: @SARIS_HH

By Amnah

  EMBROIDERED FLORALS SARIS_HH

Are you a blogger, influencer or advertiser and what’s the difference?

By Nafisa Bakkar

We had a lovely time on Inspire FM this Monday with host Shemiza and Nasreen from Variant Space. You can listen to the whole show below!…

A-Z of Beauty: Clay Masks

By Amaliah Writes

The power of clay in a great mask will do wonders for your skin. Used once or twice a week, it can help to detoxify…

What does the Hijab Ban mean? Is it really a ban?

By Louise Butt

The EU ban: Disempowering the Muslim woman. This week, the EU courts ruled it is not discriminatory to ban the wearing of religious clothing or…

A note for stressed out Uni students.

By Nafisa Bakkar

It’s that time of the year. Exams are creeping in, deadlines are fast approaching and as if that isn’t enough you gotta start answering the…

The NEW Aliyah Zinga SS17 Collection

By Amnah

Source: Aliyah Zinga We’re celebrating the launch of Aliyah Zinga’s new hijab collection. The talented 17 year old has launched her second collection of hijabs…

SHOP THE LOOK: @SHAKHNOZA_SANAKULOVA

By Amnah

SLIP LAYERING SHAKNOZA_SANAKULOVA

THE INSTA-FAMOUS MABEL + MEG SERUM

By Amnah

There are some beauty products out there that have elevated to fame through instagram. The Mabel + Meg lumilixir serum is one of them. It’s…

Stop with your pseudo-feminism argument against the hijab

By Amina Harrath

A “justified” discriminatory ruling? – the EU hijab ban.   The backstory: Samira Achbita, a headscarf-wearing Muslim was employed as a receptionist by G4S –…

HOW’S THIS FOR DRESSING NEUTRALLY?

By Amaliah Writes

The EU ruled that it’s okay to ban hijab in the work place and is claiming to push ‘neutrality’ within the workplace. Shop Amaliah’s take…

A-Z of Beauty: Beauty Blender

By Amnah

Source: BeautyBlender We couldn’t do B without mentioning our favourite makeup sponge that has revolutionised makeup application.  The beauty blender is our holy grail and…

SHOP: THE TRENCH COAT EDIT

By Amnah

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Books You Need to Read about the Middle East

By Lamisa Khan

The Middle East has been long embroiled in civil unrest, political and religious clashes as well as being at the centre of many international conflicts.…

Luxury Beauty and Makeup Products Worth the Splurge

By Amnah

Now and again we ladies have to treat ourselves to something a little high end, especially those of us who are makeup addicts. Whether its…

SHOP THE LATEST BEAUTY HYPE!

By Amaliah Writes

  Nars Soft Matte Concealer Source: Beautezine The long wearing concealer that is high coverage AND looks natural has been getting great reviews since it launched.…

I don’t go to the pub, does that mean I’m not British enough? #ExtremelyBritishMuslims ep.2

By Arfah Farooq

I wrote about episode 1 of Channel 4’s extremely British Muslims last week. I’m glad my feeling turned out to be right in that the…

SHOP THE LOOK: @DILETTABONAIUTI

By Amnah

SLIP LAYERING DILETTABONAIUTI

Fashion for Feminists. An International Women’s Day special.

By Amaliah Writes

Treat yourself this International Woman’s day with one of these statement items. Our favourite is the sweatshirt with “Women belong in the boardroom.”    …

A-Z of Beauty: Anastasia Beverly Hills

By Amaliah Writes

We’re starting our A-Z of makeup and beauty where we will share our favourite and most talked about products. This week is a favourite brand…

#ExtremelyBritishMuslim I’m offended how Muslim men were represented.

By Saliah Bryan

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Bed

You’re not alone, I don’t want to get out of bed either

By Nafisa Bakkar

This month is National Bed Month so in honour of this month, I understand the struggle of getting out of bed. There are some weeks that…

AMAANAH COUTURE: OUR TOP PICK!

By Amnah

Source: Amaanahcouture The last few years have seen the rise of modest fashion brands. We want to celebrate the brands, the women behind them and…

WHY IT IS PROBLEMATIC FOR GIGI TO BE THE FACE OF HIJAB.

By Eeman Abbasi

Vogue recently launched their first issue of Vogue Arabia. Featured on the cover and throughout the magazine was international supermodel Gigi Hadid. Gigi donned a…

AMALIAH HAS CURVES

By Romana Mirza

Source: Asos Amaliah has curves. We want to make it easier for everyone to shop with us so the only thing you need to think…

Glittery Eyeshadow

By Lamisa Khan

Who said grown ups couldn’t play with glitter? Glittery eyeshadow was the top make up trend at the Topshop S/S 2018  show. Let your inner…

#ExtremelyBritishMuslims CH4 – The fetishisation of what “normal” Muslim looks like.

By Arfah Farooq

When I first saw the social media short videos for this documentary I was definitely intrigued. It seemed like a documentary which would give a…