Hijab

Music

gola is a fearless iranian artist making life-changing music for rule-breakers

Her powerful new video urges women to demand the respect they deserve.
Frankie Dunn
11.2.18
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

'I say I'm different, but really, aren't we all different?'
i-D Staff
Hannah Ongley
3.7.17
News

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

Alberta Ferretti cast Yeezy star Halima Aden in her fall/winter 17 show to break down 'cultural and mental barriers'. Read what the designer and model have to say about it.
Charlotte Gush
2.23.17
News

high fashion hijabs are getting a massive museum exhibition

San Francisco's de Young Museum is following up its Gaultier and YSL retrospectives with a very timely exploration of Islamic dress.
Hannah Ongley
12.27.16
Politics

why activist blair imani will no longer wear 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

iranian men are taking selfies in hijabs to show solidarity with women

At a time when the Iranian government is arresting women for posting unveiled photos on Instagram, the men's selfies are making a very important statement.
Hannah Ongley
7.29.16
News

why iranian women are cutting their hair and dressing as men

'For women, their hair is their identity and making it short to just avoid the morality police is really heartbreaking, but in a way, it is brave.'
i-D Staff
Hannah Ongley
5.23.16
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.
Amani Alkhat
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
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