I recently met the fiancé of a dear friend of mine and she, just like other people I’ve met in my life, could not help but comment on how I’m “hiding the beauty of my body under a turtleneck and maxi skirt.” This was followed by her thoughts on how I should not be oppressed and that I need to be strong enough to fight against patriarchal guidelines of modest dressing. Read More
The fashion world is always changing; something that is in fashion one year could well be be old news by the next. In spite of this, there’s a few of things in the world of fashion that are quite simply timeless. Read More
We spend one third of our lives sleeping2.
Now if that’s not a commitment, I don’t know what is. But the sad truth is, when it comes to sleep hygiene, we’re doing a lot of things wrong. Sleep hygiene is described as the actions and habits that we do before bed in order to sleep2. Read More
Breaking cultural barriers through marriage seems to be the new boogie monster. It is a deviance that is often spoken about but almost rarely executed. Tales of being disowned, dishonored, and doomed are oftentimes the climactic focus of such unorthodox behavior. Undeniably, such horrific tales do evidently exist, however the outcome is not always so disastrous.
As modern hijabis, we are true multitaskers. And while we manage hundreds of tasks at the same time, we still expect our hijabs to keep up and of course, keep us warm or cool, depending on the season.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. National organizations dedicate this month to raising awareness about domestic violence and abuse, and bringing together survivors to encourage people to break the cycle and seek help.