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Is modest fashion about modesty?

By: Nadda Osman Source: Middle East Eye We are coming to the end of September. The fashion houses, designers, models and bloggers who spent early autumn at the fashion weeks in Paris and New York, London and Milan, have almost packed up and gone. New collections have been shown and analysed, their offerings seeping into the industry, introducing new trends or building on existing ones. This year, the modest movement continued to exert its influence both on and off the catwalk, as show attendees found evermore creative ways to cover up. Modest fashion is a loosely defined look derived from the clothing and style worn by Muslim women. It’s a concept with no strict rules beyond the...

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Denmark’s burqa ban and the dehumanization of Muslim women

By: Kvinder I Dialog (Women In Dialogue) Source: TRT World Denmark, following in the footsteps of several other European countries, seeks to target Muslim women for their religious convictions. A young female-led organisation seeks to change attitudes within Danish society. While Denmark is at the forefront fighting for the freedom of expression and highlighting it as a core aspect of the Danish constitution, it is simultaneously moving towards anti-democratic values by narrowing the personal freedom of citizens, demonstrating the double standards that have taken root in Danish society. Currently, the niqab (face-veil) ban is one among many steps towards stricter policies against Muslims...

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Indonesia seeks to make a mark with Modest Fashion Week 2017

By: The Jakarta Post Source: The Jakarta Post As a Muslim-majority country, Indonesia has a huge potential in developing its Muslim fashion industry. Realizing this, Indonesia Modest Fashion Designers (IMFD) supported by the Tourism ministry is set to hold Indonesia Modest Fashion Week (IMFW) 2017 event on Oct. 12-15 at the Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta. “This event is part of our efforts to encourage private companies, industries and associations to achieve the goal of becoming the Muslim fashion capital in the world,” said the ministry’s archipelago tourism marketing development deputy, Esthy Reko Astuti. Esthy considered fashion and tourism important to the creative...

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