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How White Privilege Works Its Way Into School Shootings

By Furqan Mohamed

A man with a history of violence, anger, and social media presence just as dark as his character boasts an Instagram feed crawling with threats…

Planning to Go on Hajj? Visa fees have just gone up, here’s what you need to know

By Amaliah Team

Photo by Maaria, Visit her Twitter thread on Hajj If you are planning to complete Hajj or Umrah, it’s important to remain informed about the…

#METOO : the movement which is highlighting the scale of sexual harassment

By Amaliah Team

What is the #metoo movement online? Women around the wolrd have been sexually harassed in different ways in their lives and have been sharing experiences…

The Black Muslimah Toolkit

By Amaliah Team

Momtaza Mehri, a poet and comparative literature researcher has compiled an incredible and extremely vital document titled, ‘The Black Muslimah Toolkit’. pleased to finally share…

Jigsaw, the fashion brand talks politics

By Amaliah Team

You may have mistaken Jigsaw’s recent visual fashion campaign as a political campaign for the next elections! The fashion brand launched a campaign inspired by Brexit…

Imagine being asked to take your Hijab off in a ‘Muslim’ country?

By Israa Abid

A young Muslim teacher has been asked to remove her hijab at English nursery school in Kuwait. Twenty three year old Fouzia Khatun, had applied…

Makeup and social media; Self expression or seeking validation?

By Sajidah Ali

We live in an era of instant self-gratification. And what could be more self-gratifying than the glorious selfie? Often described as the most personal way…

What’s it like to be Black and Muslim in Britain?

By Selina Bakkar

AMALIAH are giving away two free tickets! Enter via Instagram or Twitter  (Ends Friday 29th 8.30pm UK time) The Black and Muslim in Britain project was…

The Peelable and Breathable Nail Polish

By Amnah

If you don’t know what you’re wearing this Eid, there is still time to shop our curated selection from our Eid Shop. Today we’re talking…

AW17 Trending: The Power Suit

By Amnah

The ultimate co-ord is here and it’s perfect for making a tailored statement. The Power suit is trending and it’s a feminine take on masculine…

Are we going to pretend the niqab ban is about integration? It’s irresponsible.

By Nafisa Bakkar

Are we going to pretend the niqab ban is about improving the integration of Muslim women? On Sunday 1st October, Austria became the 5th European…

Black history month

UCL bring us Black History month with the theme ‘Black British Lives Matter’

By Selina Bakkar

UCL Student Union have launched an exhibition this month in honour of Black History month so if you are in London be sure to check it…

Sara Alfageeh : Art & Cosplay!

By Israa Abid

I recently sat down (virtually of course, the wonders of the internet…) with the amazingly talented Boston based illustrator  Sara Alfageeh, to talk about her…

AW17 Trending: That 70’s Flow

By Amnah

The 70’s have been revived and we love this trend for our modest wardrobe as it’s all about floral midi and maxi dress, flared sleeves…

Confessions of a convert, my journey

By Amaliah Anonymous

Deciding to convert to Islam puts you in a ‘group’, there is no doubt. While none of us want to be ‘put in a box’…

It’s Payday Weekend: Shop 30 Picks Under £30

By Amnah

It’s payday weekend but you don’t need to splurge to treat yourself. Shop our top fashion and beauty picks under £30, including the newly launched…

Shop the Look: Streetstyle with @Birgitveskivali

By Amnah

We took the streets of London during Fashion Week and spotted Birgit (@Birgitveskivali) in her statement trousers and oversized jumper. We think the cream oversized…

How Beekeeping is helping me to be a better Muslim

By Eman Yusuf

Early this year I decided to say yes to more things, so when my friend told me there was a weekend beekeeping course happening near…

The world reacts to women finally being able to drive in Saudi

By Amaliah Team

Saudi Arabia ???????? agrees to let women drive | #saudiarabia #saudiwomencandrive ???? Never Never Land by @arwaastudio A post shared by My Art Guides (@my_art_guides)…

Recipe: Butter Bean Salad

By Ameena Babirye

This butter bean salad is a quick and easy way to have a nutritious and healthy meal. Butter beans contain significant amounts of fiber. The…

Meet Makrooh, A movement celebrating British Muslims

By Amaliah Team

What is Makrooh? Makrooh, first and foremost, is a celebration. It is a platform where people share stories of what it means to be British…

FGM, Virginity testing and The Regulation of Female Sexuality

By The Culture Critic

FGM, Virginity Testing + the Regulation of Female Sexuality The most difficult thing about writing about this topic is keeping it concise. There is so…

Muhammad Rabbani loses his legal case in challenging the “digital strip search”

By Amaliah Team

Today Muhammad Rabbani, director of Cage UK, stood trial at Westminster Magistrates Court in London after refusing to hand over his passwords at UK border…

The Benefits of Magnesium

By Julia Rekia

Magnesium deficiency is a pretty serious concern. It can lead to many ailments and chronic illness such as cramps, muscle contractions, adhd, anxiety, insomnia, fatigue,…

I don’t think I love my father

By Amaliah Team

Written anonymously  Familial relationships can be difficult. But one that I found most difficult was the one I shared with my father. I had friends…

A reflection on Rethinking how we pray and communicate with Allah

By Suad Kamardeen

If there’s anything I wish I was taught better, in relation to Islam, it would be that standing up in salah is a form of…

Selfridges has opened the UK’s First Interfaith Charity Shop

By Amaliah Team

Selfridges have opened a concession in their luxurious department store for the UK’s first Interfaith charity shop. The pop-up charity shop is the first of…

Amaliah at LFW: The Best Modest Streetstyle

By Amnah

Amaliah took the streets this London Fashion Week for the best modest streetstyle and inspiration for AW17.              

Get 20% Off Whistles: Shop Our Top Picks Now

By Amnah

Get 20% off the new Autumn collection from Whistles. The luxurious high street brand has recently released their AW17 collection that they revealed in February…

My journey to being a part-time hijabi. Hijab isn’t just for the ‘perfect’ Muslim.

By Zaama

I never perceived myself as the type of girl to wear hijab. But over time, I realised that just like non-hijabis, sisters that wear hijab…

Pick of the Week

By Amnah

I don’t think I’ve ever splurged on a pair of heels and I feel like I never would because of the great ones I’ve found…

The Makeup Hack that Saves you Space and Money

By Amaliah Team

The handy makeup hack that saves you space and money. What it means to depot in the makeup world is to remove your makeup product…

The Backpacks Smart Enough to Take to the Office

By Amnah

Whether you’re starting a new job or want to update your commuting bag collection, the backpack may just be what you need. We’ve chosen a…

NYFW: Abayas and Hijabs Taking Centre Stage

By Amaliah Team

NYFW saw Indonesian Muslim designers come together and take centre stage at NYFW for the second time, bringing abayas and hijabs to mainstream fashion. Dian…

Let’s Talk: Anti-Blackness in the Muslim Ummah

By The Culture Critic

Where does one begin? As a black, Muslim woman, it is undeniable that I’m at the intersection of many marginalised identities: Being Black = being…

The Best of the Mango Sale: Up to 50% Off

By Amnah

Mango may just be one of our favourite high street brands right now, especially for their bags and long sleeve maxi dresses. Check out our…