Hijab

Fashion

meet the designer creating fashion-forward, experimental hijabs

Kallol Datta is reimagining the religious veil.
Mahmood Fazal
6.5.18
Beauty

“as a kid I never felt beautiful” – model halima aden on how self-confidence changed her

From learning to braid hair at a refugee camp in Kenya to becoming the first woman to compete for Miss Minnesota USA in a hijab and burkini, Halima Aden knows a thing or two about beauty.
Violet Conroy
1.16.18
Fashion

hijabi model halima aden on her hopes for fashion and the future

The Somali-American teenager has gone from Miss Minnesota USA to the runways of New York and Milan. She talks to i-D about being a role model for other Muslim girls and why choosing a hijab is no different to choosing shoes.
Hannah Ongley
3.8.17
News

​halima aden: the hijabi model of the moment brings much-needed diversity to milan

Alberta Ferretti cast Yeezy star Halima Aden in her autumn/winter 17 show to break down 'cultural and mental barriers'. Read what designer and model have to say about it.
Charlotte Gush
2.24.17
politics

why activist blair imani will no longer wear a hijab post-trump

On November 9, activist Blair Imani decided that wearing her faith’s traditional head covering no longer enabled her to feel safe. Here, she describes navigating the intersection of self-expression and self-protection, and the need for change.
Blair Imani
11.15.16
News

watch the empowering video highlighting 100 years of hijab fashion

Amani Alkhat of the Muslim Girl website explains why her latest video about hijab fashion is absolutely vital to the international conversation.
i-D Staff
5.23.16
think piece

how the hijab went from religious garment to identity marker

For many young Muslim women hijabs aren’t just about faith, they’re about individuality and style.
Zoya Patel
3.31.16
Culture

from anti rape cloaks to page 3 models sarah maple’s art will shock you

Ahead of her forthcoming exhibition, I Disagree With What You Say, we catch up with the artist to talk sex, race, and what it means to be a woman.
Tish Weinstock
3.30.16
News

uniqlo introduces its first hijab collection in the united states

The Japanese retailer and UK born designer Hana Tajima team up again for a comfort-first and culturally sensitive collection.
Taylor Ford
2.17.16
Australia

meet the woman hijab-ifying fashion

Zulfiye Tufa wants to create modest clothing that doesn’t make the wearer look like “a piece of fabric walking around”.
Emma Do
1.20.16