The commitment to modest dressing is a lucrative space designers are tapping into. By 2023, Muslim fashion is forecasted to reach $361 billion a year. What is considered a religious choice is now being translated to a global trend that the fashion industry is taking note of: Muslim fashion. The advancement of Islamic fashion is indicative of both the religion’s growth and the luxury world recognizing its value. In recent years, brands such as Zara, Nike, and H&M have directed their lines towards Muslim shoppers. Many more high-end designers have … Continue Reading »

  Acclaimed British photographer’s fifty-year odyssey through the spirituality of Islam                         Internationally acclaimed British photographer Peter Sanders is launching ‘Meetings with Mountains’, his long-awaited photographic essay on the saints and sages of Islam, in a series of events across Great Britain, which began with an intimate launch event in Yusuf Islam’s Maqam Centre in West London and a major event in St. George’s Hall, Bradford, at the Bradford Literary Festival. Other cities Sanders will visit include Manchester, Glasgow, Nottingham, High Wycombe, and Brecon Beacons in Wales.    The renowned Hadrami scholar Habib Ali al-Jifri joined Peter Sanders at the Bradford launch event and delivered … Continue Reading »

July 8, 2019, Torino, Italy Islamic Fashion & Design Council (IFDC) returned to Torino Fashion Week (TFW)’s in their official partnership to showcase the modest runways to a global audience! The dynamic IFDC designers showcased collections ranging from streetwear, ready-to-wear, right up to red carpet looks. They dazzled the audiences and attending media all the way to the final IFDC Awards show. IFDC modest fashion exclusive runways highlighted modest fashion leading brands, namely Chantique (Dubai), Alice Giani Margi (Italy), Luya Moda (UK), and Coèga Sunwear (Dubai) who all showcased their … Continue Reading »

Enter the kufi prayer sneakers whereby you simply slip off the outer shell of the sneaker to be fully compliant in your ablution for prayers. This is a big deal for the Muslim market, and now thanks to the new brand smartkhuffZ ®, this is possible in a fun, stylish, yet practical way. The majority of more than a billion Muslims pray five times a day, removing their shoes and washing their feet. However, because special sealing leather socks preserve feet that have already gone through ablution, the convenience of going … Continue Reading »