Category: Fashion

Opinion: Muslim fashion takes off

| 01/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Muslim fashion takes off

Sufyaa – a clothing label for Muslim women – hit $1 million in turnover in 2014, just three years after its launch.

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Canada: Little Mosque producer makes move to fashion

| 06/01/2016 | Reply
Canada:  Little Mosque producer makes move to fashion

Zarqa Nawaz and her business partner have launched a clothing line to fill a gap that she noticed while producing the set-in-Saskatchewan comedy.

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IFDC Introduces Islamic Fashion Programme To Global Fashion Design Schools

| 30/11/2015 | 1 Reply
IFDC Introduces Islamic Fashion Programme To Global Fashion Design Schools

Founder and chairwoman Alia Khan said the council wants to educate international designers on modest fashion guidelines.

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USA: A new wave of Muslim start-ups

| 04/11/2015 | Reply
USA: A new wave of Muslim start-ups

Millennial entrepreneurship in America is on the rise, and over half of Muslims in America are between the ages of 18-39, skewing much younger than the general population.

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A Week of Glitz and Glamour at Jakarta Fashion Week 2016

| 25/10/2015 | Reply
A Week of Glitz and Glamour at Jakarta Fashion Week 2016

Indonesia’s fashion crowds will be celebrating the local industry during Jakarta Fashion Week 2016, hosted by Senayan City for the third year running.

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Islamic fashion companies face challenges in new markets

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
Islamic fashion companies face challenges in new markets

It’s not just Muslims that look for Islamic fashion items. Some non-Muslims are also interested in halal or modest fashion, experts said at GIES.

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Opinion: Urban Muslim youth are making an impact

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Urban Muslim youth are making an impact

“Young Muslim consumers are simply an untapped demographic for big brands and businesses,” says Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, Editor-in-chief and Founder of Muslimgirl.net

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Dubai ruler launches Global Islamic Economy gateway

| 06/10/2015 | Reply
Dubai ruler launches Global Islamic Economy gateway

Providing business and professional data on the main sectors of the Islamic economy, including food, finance, tourism, pharmaceuticals, fashion, and digital media.

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How the hijab-and H&M-are reshaping mainstream British culture

| 28/09/2015 | Reply
How the hijab-and H&M-are reshaping mainstream British culture

Muslim women in hijabs are becoming increasingly visible in the public domain, whether appearing in EastEnders, Android ads, or The Great British Bake Off.

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UAE: IFDC Launchs New Fashion Category

| 22/09/2015 | Reply
UAE: IFDC Launchs New Fashion Category

Islamic Fashion and Design Council (IFDC) has signed a 16-store deal with global retailers to introduce their Pret-A-Cover™ for modest wear.

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UAE: Need to adopt global standards for Islamic Economy

| 21/09/2015 | Reply
UAE: Need to adopt global standards for Islamic Economy

The adoption of globally accepted standards for different Islamic economy jurisdictions will not only benefit the producers, but will also enhance trade.

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New model army: Iranian fashion revolution moves above ground

| 10/08/2015 | Reply
New model army: Iranian fashion revolution moves above ground

After years of operating in the shadows, the industry is booming following religious edict that fashion and modelling are permissible under Islam.

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‘State of the Global Islamic Economy’ Report and Indicator 2015-2016 highlight growth milestones

| 10/08/2015 | Reply
‘State of the Global Islamic Economy’ Report and Indicator 2015-2016 highlight growth milestones

The indicator is a composite index that presents the current outlook of the Islamic economy sectors across 70 countries.

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UAE: An ecommerce startup reducing returns in the region

| 09/08/2015 | Reply
UAE: An ecommerce startup reducing returns in the region

Miella has become the first MENA ecommerce platform to adopt Virtusize, a fitting solution that guarantees online customers find the right size every time they shop.

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Opinion: Businesses should offer more for Halal markets

| 07/08/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Businesses should offer more for Halal markets

Businesses are missing out by not capitalizing on the growing Islamic population and offering more halal products, suggests research by Euromonitor International.

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UK: Urban Muslim Woman Show Promises an Inspiring & Fashionable Event

| 06/08/2015 | Reply
UK: Urban Muslim Woman Show Promises an Inspiring & Fashionable Event

The high-profile, glamorous event includes a panel of inspirational speakers, fashion shows, entertainment, networking opportunities, exhibitors and product launches.

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E-commerce takes off in Indonesia as Internet user base expands

| 03/08/2015 | Reply
E-commerce takes off in Indonesia as Internet user base expands

An online retailer of Islamic fashion, HijUp last week received an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Emtek Group, Fenox Venture Capital and 500 Startups.

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US fashion labels target under-served Muslim market

| 16/07/2015 | Reply
US fashion labels target under-served Muslim market

American labels may be pushing so-called Ramadan fashion overseas, but Muslim designers say there is a demand for it in the United States too.

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Opinion: Hijabista Tajima at home with fashion and faith

| 15/07/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Hijabista Tajima at home with fashion and faith

“I think there is a need for mainstream fashion to include modest trends because Muslim girls are experimenting and expressing themselves in a way that’s very genuine.”

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India: Evolving the Middle Path

| 09/07/2015 | Reply
India: Evolving the Middle Path

Fashion and religion are not often spoken in the same breath but EastEssence.Com is trying to bridge this gap with a line of Islamic clothing.

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