MANGO’S MODEST MAXIS

Mango is probably one of our favourite high street brands. Since they launched their Ramadan Collection in 2015, it's like they're keeping us in their thoughts as we keep spotting some great modest maxis perfect for the summer season ahead.  We've rounded up the best of the bunch for you to shop right now. 

FASHION REVOLUTION WEEK: WHO MADE YOUR CLOTHES?

By Amnah | April 24, 2017

Fashion Revolution Week is a campaign that was created as a response to one of the largest industrial disasters in 2013. The Rana Plaza disaster  in Bangladesh saw 1,138 people die and another 2500 injured. That was when Fashion Revolution was born. Source: Fashion Revolution The disaster higlighted the fact that most of the global…

What does success look like in the eyes of Allah?

By Halimat Shode | April 24, 2017

Reflections: Redefining success? By Halimat Shode With just over a month until Ramadan 2017 begins, the month of fasting and spiritual activity to draw closer to our Lord cannot be underestimated. It is a chance for renewal without waiting for the end of the year to approach us once again. It is also a chance…

MEET MODESTOLOGIE: THE ECO-FRIENDLY BRAND THAT HAS A CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN!

By AMALIAH WRITES | April 23, 2017

Modestologie is a fashion brand that take modest fashion to another level. Holding a strong mission to empower women through their ethical and sustainable clothing, they want you to ‘know your clothes, know your price and know your costs’. The brand offers minimalistic essentials for the active woman that are timeless. All garments are manufactured ethically…

PICK OF THE WEEK

By Amnah | April 23, 2017

This week we’re turning to Mango, not just for the modest maxis we love but for these nude braided mules. My friend recently messaged me asking me to find a pair of summer sandals for her that didn’t really show her toes because she wouldn’t be painting them. While there’s obviously nothing wrong with keeping it natural…

HURRY, THE LATEST LIMITED EDITION BEAUTY RELEASES

By AMALIAH WRITES | April 21, 2017

You have to make decisions pretty quickly when it comes to getting your hands on a limited edition beauty release. We’ve picked our latest favourites that we think you might need to add to your makeup collection ASAP. Charlotte Tilbury Instant Look in a Palette – Beauty Glow, £49 Charlotte Tilbury have just released in…

#BeingBlackandMuslim in photos by Bobby Rogers

By Nafisa Bakkar | April 21, 2017

For the past few months I've been creating a portrait series inspired by the #BeingBlackandMuslim hashtag. I'm ready to share it with ya'll. — Bobby Rogers (@Bobbyrogers_) April 19, 2017 There is an increasingly prejudicial connection being made between Blackness & Islam which fuels the erasure of Black Muslims in pop culture — Bobby Rogers…

Learning that choice for a woman in Muslim cultures was synonymous with “a big fat joke”.

By Zainab Khan | April 21, 2017

SORRY, CAN’T, MY DAD SAID NO. The moment I realized my choices were not mine to make was in 9th grade when I wanted to study Spanish as a second language. I came home with the form for my parents to sign and when I got it back, I saw that Spanish had been barred…

MANGO’S MODEST MAXIS

By AMALIAH WRITES | April 20, 2017

Mango is probably one of our favourite high street brands. Since they launched their Ramadan Collection in 2015, it’s like they’re keeping us in their thoughts as we keep spotting some great modest maxis perfect for the summer season ahead.  We’ve rounded up the best of the bunch for you to shop right now.

Summer treats…

By AMALIAH WRITES | April 20, 2017

Summers creeping in so we thought we’d get the garden parties started with these beautiful summer shop stoppers!

SHOP THE LOOK: @MIXED.HIJABI

By Amnah | April 20, 2017

  MAXI X DENIM MIXED.HIJABI

Meet the couple making Islam accessible to the blind.

By Nafisa Bakkar | April 19, 2017

Wife & Husband Yadira and Nadir Making The Quran in Braille Accessible To The Blind Community One Dot At A Time Husband and wife duo Yadira and Nadir set up Islam by touch as a means to help blind people access Islamic literature through braille. Yadira was born with glaucoma and raised as a Catholic where…

A-Z Beauty: G

By AMALIAH WRITES | April 19, 2017

Photo credit goes to Beauty Bay, our favourite place to shop anything Gerard Cosmetics. This week we’re choosing the 5 products you should know about from one of our favourite online brands, Gerard Cosmetics. The first product from the brand was the versatile BB plus illumination as a way of reducing all the time-consuming blending of…

PICK OF THE WEEK

By Amnah | April 15, 2017

Topshop released their limited edition bridal range this week and there’s nothing modest from it that I can share with you (boo you Topshop Bridal, we have weddings to attend too..) However, they did release this pink midi dress in their normal range which has a really nice knot detail at the waist and would look…

Can Muslim Women have it all? What would you do if you weren’t afraid…

By Khatija Sacranie | April 14, 2017

Muslim Women – Can we Have it all?   I’ve been battling my own insecurities lately. A fear that I am not enough … and then… at times… a fear that I am way too much, that I want too much. I veer between fear of failure… and a more overwhelming fear of success. Still…

Refresh your desk and optimise the way you work

By Maz Chowdhury | April 13, 2017

With exam season looming for those in education, and working from home becoming more prevalent than ever, our desks are due to see a lot more of us. A few simple tricks and twists can be used to make your desk space more enjoyable to use and reduce the burden of having to work there.…

The Best of Boohoo: Our Top Picks!

By AMALIAH WRITES | April 13, 2017

Boohoo is a great budget-friendly brand that we turn to, especially as the weather gets warmer. We’ve rummaged through Boohoo to find the best modest pieces that are worth buying right now.  Shop our top 10 picks now! Shop the full collection here.

Depression & Dating: On being rejected because I’ve been diagnosed with depression.

By Another dating Muslimah | April 12, 2017

I’m looking for a husband; A halal-pal-for-life. And so I have spent the last few months swiping right, or sometimes left, on profiles of Muslim men who are on the same search. Rejection is never fun but the knowledge that a man is just as entitled, as me, to make a decision about what he…

A-Z Beauty: F

By AMALIAH WRITES | April 12, 2017

This week I’m shouting out my favourite drugstore foundation and that’s the Fit me Matte + Poreless by Maybelline. The foundation has an ultra-lightweight formula that contains micro-powders to absorb oil for a matte and poreless finish.  It’s available in 18 shades and it’s only £5.99! I ignored this foundation for a while because I don’t really…

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