Remember that scene from ‘She’s The Man’ where Amanda Bynes said, “Let the chips fall where they may”? If you don’t, go watch the movie because it was hilarious. If you do, well, that’s basically what I did with my life for a while and now I’m where I am today. 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
Samah Safi Bayazid has always been a storyteller. Growing up, she wanted to be a news anchor or a television presenter with her own show. Although there weren’t many women in hijab in front of the camera at the time (the amount these days isn’t much higher), she persisted. However, her dream to be in front of the camera soon changed after taking just one film production class. Read More
In light of recent attacks on Muslim women and the negative political climate, Layali teamed up with the Women’s Initiative for Self Empowerment – WISE to do a three-part self defense tutorial series. WISE founder and president Rana Abdelhamid and WISE’s chief self defense instructor Maryam K. Aziz (2nd Degree Blackbelt in Goju Ryu Karate) show us tips on how to defend ourselves from the three most common attacks against Muslim women.
Nineteen-year-old Halima Aden was just a typical undecided college student. That is, until she decided to compete in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant. After getting the OK from pageant officials on her decision to don a “burkini” during the swimwear portion of the night, Aden was well on her way to making history as Minnesota’s first hijabi pageant contestant. Read More
Are you unsure of the career you really want? Do you want a career that will truly make you happy? Follow these 3 steps, and perhaps your ideal career will land itself in front of you!
Combining California flavors with a passion for social justice, Reem Assil has always wanted to positively impact her community.
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
At almost 25, Haifa Beseisso has traveled to more countries than most people her age. A filmmaker in her own right, Haifa began her journey documenting the eclectic personalities she meets on her travels across the globe. Read More
Whether you run on Muslim Standard Time or suffer from chronic tardiness, you have been late more times than you’ve been early — and it’s time to accept that. Here are 13 situations to relate to. Read More