Winter Warmers

Bonjour! Time has been running away from me lately, so much so that I have not even managed to get a winter coat yet! Between Boxing day sales and New Year snow warning it seems better now than ever to get a warm snuggler. Personally, I have been wanting a deep camel toned coat but…

Silk Route “StyleIN” Design competition!!

Would you like to see your clothing designs advertised around the world? If so get sketching with the Silk Route “StyleIn” competition! Silk Route, is a London, UK based design house specialising in providing avant-garde jilbab’s.  Jilbabs are chic long dresses, with detailing that makes it a contemporary spin on the classic black abaya’s. Launched…

London Riots: A sad time for London

It’s a sad time for London. After days of rioting today has climaxed to a pivotal point where many across Britain are taking a breath back, realising that the riots are going too far having not yet yielded and spurned from one locality to cross-county pandemonium. My family and friends are simply in disbelief at the state of their neighbourhood. The…

Catwalk Coverage – Hijabs On The Runway

  Covering of the hair is typically associated with faith. Nuns, orthodox Jewish and Muslim women most notably wear a form of head covering for reasons of religious conviction. So, I was immediately intrigued when I came across prominent fashion designers who displayed covered hair as a feature of their collection this Autumn. Perceptibly, the…

Amor Safari Scarf Giveaway & Tutorial

Amor Scarves launch on youtube , Ramdhan and Eid has meant a free scarf for one lucky winner! The winner will get to choose between the ever popular, and trendy Soft Cheetah scarf or Big Orange Safari Scarf. Entering is simple, just join Amor Scarves Facebook Page and say which scarf you would like!  Here…

A ‘Headscarfing’ Celebrity

For her latest perfume ad Kim Kardashian , the entrepreneurial socialite has channelled old school glamour. In particular, with one of the shots she is wearing a grey chiffon headscarf. Yes, Kim is not wearing the scarf as a muslim however I do adore the fact that glamour from the heyday of Sophie Lauren and…

Skirt up your Summer

There are certain periods of High Street fashion that go in the favour of women who wish to cover conveniently with style. I am sure there are those days when shopping that most of us go looking ragged in hope to find the summer High Street collection fashionably breezy coverage-able clothes section! Lucky for us, Summer…

Amor Scarves

Since starting this blog, my passion for relating scarf styling and all things related, has resulted in founding Amor Scarves. As someone who has a passion for scarves my experience in the need of a scarfinistas has meant one of the aims of Amor Scarves is to be your one stop shop for all things…

Designer Profile: Baraka

“To be ….or not to be”  Baraka clothing merges this polarising dictum  for the fashion world. To find out how and catch a designer brand to watch stay tuned below: “To be or not to be”, “to have or have not” are the segregating class statements that translate to many communities across the globe. In particular,…

Styling the Turkish Hijab

The ‘Turkish Hijab’ is the ultimate catwalk conservatism collection. During my holiday in Turkey I noted the uniform formal fashion style of the Turkish women there, and found it fascinating to see that in the 21st century fashion era of style variety being scripted as part of our London seasonal catwalks that a Turkish woman’s…

Royally sealed with a kiss

Today is one of those national treasure days for us British folks, and indeed memorabilia to watch for millions worldwide for the day marks the ceremonial Royal Wedding of our Prince William and his bride, Princess Catherine. I love London on days like this; it comes alive, and shows off the spirit of the nation….

Handling BIG Hijabs

Ever wondered what you can do with your chunky, big scarves or Dupatta’s? H&M, the high-street shoponova store are popularising the hijab scene this year with their lovely print scarves, and given most of the H&M hijabs are long and wide it seems apt to do a tutorial to highlight one way you can handle…