Amina Derbi was a book-nerd growing up. She spent her time delving into books, and while she thoroughly enjoyed some of them, she still felt something was missing. Read More
“‘If we had fed ourselves, we would not have caught the fish,’ the sheikh said.”
— Iman Abdallah Al-Qaisi, “A Cup of Mint Tea: Volume Four”
Like we noted in our post on “socially conscious accessories,” charity-based companies are giving back to their community in admirable ways. Karama Company, a contemporary brand, selling apparel, home decor items, prints, and more found a way to give back by working with non-profit and humanitarian organizations specializing in relief work.
We talked to Hoda Jaloudi, Karama’s founder and sole designer. Our Q&A below tackles the backstory of Karama, favorite pieces, the difficulties of running an online business and more. Read More
“Know that transformation sometimes begins with a fall. So never curse the fall. The ground is where humility lives. Take it. Learn it. Breathe it in. And then come back stronger, humbler and more aware of your need for Him.”
— Yasmin Mogahed, “Reclaim Your Heart”
“She remembered how to say, ‘I have lost the day.’ Diem perdidi.”
— Julie Otsuka, “Diem Perdidi” Read More
U.K.-based Muslim fashion designer Hana Tajima teamed up with UNIQLO, a Japanese retail company, to create a collection of modern and comfortable clothes. The spring/summer 2016 collection launched in February and is now available to U.S. customers online and at UNIQLO’s shop on Fifth Avenue in NYC.
“Nightly News with Safa” is a clever children’s story that explores the wild imagination of a young girl named Safa.
“That was when she wondered if her life was any different from that of the crows dividing their time between the telephone lines and the dying tree in her street with equally raucous disorder and dissent.” Read More
No book is without its flaws, but these faults don’t nullify what does work in a story. Read More