With designer submissions now open, Vogue Talents drives the scene to a new level as the continuing exclusive partnership for modest fashion between Islamic Fashion and Design Council (IFDC) and Torino Fashion Week (TFW) has set a wave of excitement over designer selection once again. Captivating modest fashion at center stage in the European fashion scene through style leader, Italy, 2019 sees this collaboration being brought to an unprecedented level.    The week is dedicated to showcasing outstanding modest fashion designers to promote and present their work to the Italian … Continue Reading »

ALIA KHAN TALKS MODEST STYLE, SUSTAINABILITY AND FUSING FASHION AND FAITH In her role as founder and chairwoman of the Islamic Fashion and Design Council (IFDC), an organisation established to further the development of the Islamic fashion and design industry worldwide, Alia Khan is leading the charge in the modest fashion movement.  “I sometimes wonder if people really understand what the term modest actually means,” says Canadian-Pakistani Alia. “For me, I’ve chosen to partake in that lifestyle because it empowers me; it frees me. I feel like I don’t have … Continue Reading »

Fair Trade brand, Purple Impression, launches a line of award-winning, hand embroidered sneakers, bringing diversity in the fashion industry  Purple Impression, a socially responsible fashion brand started by Muslim sisters in Silicon Valley is launching a new line of hand embroidered, eco-friendly sneakers. The fair trade apparel brand is founded by two sisters with a passion for women’s development. They hope to make the fashion industry more inclusive and diverse by bringing people together through the universal values of fairness and love of art.  After four years in the fair trade apparel business, Purple Impression is … Continue Reading »

Somali American model and UNICEF ambassador Halima Aden just made Sports Illustrated history. Aden is the first woman to be featured in the magazine’s famous annual swimsuit issue wearing a head covering hijab, as well as a modest burkini suit that covers the whole body except for hands, feet, and face. Out May 8, the magazine shot Aden for the 2019 swimsuit issue on a beach in Kenya, where she was born in the Kakuma refugee camp. Muslim women in the fashion industry see the magazine’s move as a major step for … Continue Reading »

For those of you who do not know Hubert. Hubert was a French fashion designer who founded “Givenchy” in 1952. He was highly sought after for having designed much of the personal and professional wardrobe of a lot of famous people back in his time such as: Audrey Hepburn and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. He was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1970.  Fashion journalist Dana Thomas wrote in The Washington Post in 1995. “Givenchy has long been a classicist, one of the last of the old school of haute couture, where gorgeous clothes were made for a woman to live in, not to decorate … Continue Reading »