Category: Fashion

UK in a “perfect” position to become leading player in Muslim Lifestyle Economy

| 05/05/2017 | Reply
UK in a “perfect” position to become leading player in Muslim Lifestyle Economy

The UK is now widely recognised as a key market for the Muslim lifestyle sector with brands and businesses from across the world keen to connect with consumers.

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UK: Why catwalk Hijabs are upsetting some Muslim women

| 04/05/2017 | 1 Reply
UK: Why catwalk Hijabs are upsetting some Muslim women

The hijab has long been a contentious topic of conversation; feminists, religious conservatives, secularists are some of the online communities that have engaged in passionate debate about what it represents.

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Modest fashion brand looks towards Pakistan

| 03/05/2017 | Reply
Modest fashion brand looks towards Pakistan

The rise in Pakistan’s fashion retail industry in recent years has been gigantic, creating space for local as well as global brands which feed the lifestyle needs of the affluent and the rising middle class.

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Australia: Speedo launches burkha swimsuit for Muslim women

| 25/04/2017 | Reply
Australia: Speedo launches burkha swimsuit for Muslim women

Speedo to test out their new range of modesty suits — their version of the ‘burkhini’ — with a surfing lesson on Bondi Beach.

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Islamic clothing is changing the fashion world

| 25/04/2017 | Reply
Islamic clothing is changing the fashion world

That Islamic fashion has been rebranded as modest fashion is a recognition that its appeal transcends women of faith. In some circles, it is seen as revolutionary.

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Opinion: Introducing The Green Muslims – Why Halal Is Not Enough

| 21/03/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Introducing The Green Muslims – Why Halal Is Not Enough

Muslims that brand managers and marketers be aware: a new wave of green Muslims are shaping up, and what’s most peculiar, is that they’re hailing from the West.

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Malaysia: Asia Islamic Fashion Week 2017 – 30 March-2 April in KL

| 13/03/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Asia Islamic Fashion Week 2017 – 30 March-2 April in KL

Asia Islamic Fashion Week is a uniquely designed trade event aimed at showcasing the blend of modest fashion with cutting-edge style that is within the Islamic context.

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First ever ‘modest’ fashion show suitable for Muslims held in London

| 23/02/2017 | Reply
First ever ‘modest’ fashion show suitable for Muslims held in London

The clothes comply with Muslim values but the designers say they get interest from women of all faiths and cultures who simply want to cover up a bit more.

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UK: Debenhams becomes first major department store to sell Muslim clothing

| 23/02/2017 | 1 Reply
UK: Debenhams becomes first major department store to sell Muslim clothing

The department store will also offer a range of other Muslim clothing including tops, dresses, jumpsuits, kimono wraps, hijab pins and caps in selected stores.

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Opinion: Generation M Is the Next Big Opportunity for Global Brands

| 25/11/2016 | Reply
Opinion:  Generation M Is the Next Big Opportunity for Global Brands

Muslim millennials (b. 1980 and 2000), the so-called ‘Generation M’, are emerging as the next big opportunity for global brands.

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UK: Over 12k visitors attend UK’s largest Muslim lifestyle expo

| 03/11/2016 | Reply
UK:  Over 12k visitors attend UK’s largest Muslim lifestyle expo

The Muslim Lifestyle Expo has been created to provide a unique marketing platform for global brands and businesses to engage with the Muslim consumer.

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Indonesian Muslim fashion brand penetrates British market

| 02/11/2016 | Reply
Indonesian Muslim fashion brand penetrates British market

Indonesian Muslim fashion brand Elzatta Dauky by Elhijab successfully penetrated the UK market at the Muslim Lifestyle Expo in Manchester.

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UK: The rise of the Muslim female entrepreneur

| 31/10/2016 | Reply
UK: The rise of the Muslim female entrepreneur

BBC Business News Business is often said to be a male-dominated world, and in the Muslim community – where female modesty is held at a premium – one might think that was doubly the case. However, a new crop of female Muslim entrepreneurs is defying this stereotype while cashing in on the rapidly growing market […]

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GIES: Sheikh Hamdan launches ‘My Salaam’ App and Portal

| 12/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: Sheikh Hamdan launches ‘My Salaam’ App and Portal

The digital platform seamlessly combines trending modest fashion stories with providing a marketplace outlet for Islamic products and services.

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Indonesia as Global Center for Halal Products and Services?

| 09/10/2016 | Reply
Indonesia as Global Center for Halal Products and Services?

To address the market demand, Indonesia Halal Lifestyle Centre launched the Indonesia International Halal Lifestyle Expo and Conference.

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GIES: Halal Fashion Shows Signs of Growth and Market-Leading Innovation

| 06/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: Halal Fashion Shows Signs of  Growth and Market-Leading Innovation

Driven mostly by Muslim women, and their burgeoning purchasing power, the halal fashion industry has been undergoing momentous growth.

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USA: Muslim fashion designer makes history with hijab collection

| 20/09/2016 | Reply
USA: Muslim fashion designer makes history with hijab collection

A Muslim fashion designer has made history as the first ever designer to feature hijabs in every outfit on a Newnyfw2 York Fashion Week catwalk.

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Top French court overturns burkini ban

| 26/08/2016 | Reply
Top French court overturns burkini ban

Binding decision is expected to set a legal precedent for all the 30 or so French resort municipalities that issued decrees banning the full-body bathing suits.

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How a boom in the Halal products industry is good news for (mostly) everyone

| 24/08/2016 | Reply
How a boom in the Halal products industry is good news for (mostly) everyone

Today Muslim consumerism is valued at an astounding $2.1 trillion. And as the population skyrockets, this number can only be expected to grow.

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Modesty Sells

| 03/06/2016 | 1 Reply
Modesty Sells

Overall the spending power of the country’s Muslims is thought to be over £20 billion. Ramadan is now big business for Britain’s supermarkets; it is probably the third-biggest sales period for them after Christmas and Easter.

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