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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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USA: Muslim girls design their own basketball uniforms

| 06/07/2015 | Reply
USA: Muslim girls design their own basketball uniforms

After struggling to play sports in long skirts, a group of young Muslim girls on a community traveling basketball team in Minnesota designed their own uniforms to wear.

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Opinion: For Ramadan, Courting the Muslim Shopper

| 26/06/2015 | Reply
Opinion: For Ramadan, Courting the Muslim Shopper

Ramadan has emerged in recent years as a month of extravagant spending that is rivaled, some say, only by Christmas. This is making high end fashion houses focus on the Ramadan buyer.

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Indonesian women are ecommerce target

| 24/06/2015 | 1 Reply
Indonesian women are ecommerce target

Indonesia is the launchpad for a new website which is aiming to be the first ecommerce service dedicated to women across Southeast Asia.

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Opinion: The abaya, fashion and the iron cage of capitalism

| 22/06/2015 | Reply
Opinion: The abaya, fashion and the iron cage of capitalism

Now with celebrities such as Rihanna, Kim Kardashian and others “going sharia” for a day, Muslim clothing has gone the way of blue jeans in the early 1980s.

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UK: Top firms to showcase at UK’s first Muslim Lifestyle Expo

| 18/06/2015 | Reply
UK: Top firms to showcase at UK’s first Muslim Lifestyle Expo

Businesses from across the world specialising in a range of sectors are set to attend the UK’s first-ever international exhibition on Muslim lifestyle.

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UAE: New concept in fashion weeks announced, iFash™ 101 Week

| 16/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: New concept in fashion weeks announced, iFash™ 101 Week

IFDC Founder announces the launch of Fashion Week dedicated to modest wear and iFash™ with French fashion institute, Esmod to be their partner for the event.

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Dubai Exports, ESMA host conference on halal compliance and opportunities

| 15/06/2015 | Reply
Dubai Exports, ESMA host conference on halal compliance and opportunities

Dubai Exports has been working with local exporters helping them to acquire world class competencies and tap existing and emerging market opportunities.

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UAE: 2nd Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015 (GIES)

| 14/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: 2nd Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015 (GIES)

The summit will be organised by the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) and Dubai Chamber in partnership with Thomson Reuters from October 5th – 6th.

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UK: How fashion is courting the Muslim pound

| 13/06/2015 | Reply
UK: How fashion is courting the Muslim pound

Set to start next week, Ramadan and especially Eid increasingly signal a spending spree among Middle Eastern visitors to the UK.

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Muslim wear: Treading the line between modernity and tradition

| 18/05/2015 | Reply
Muslim wear: Treading the line between modernity and tradition

One of the biggest challenges in the Islamic fashion industry is the ongoing debate on how a Muslim woman should dress. Today, an increasing number of Muslim women are looking for Muslim wear that is fashionable, yet modest.

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UAE: IFDC and Leading Fashion Institute, Esmod Announce Collaboration in iFash™

| 13/05/2015 | Reply
UAE: IFDC and Leading Fashion Institute, Esmod Announce Collaboration in iFash™

Esmod Dubai is proud to propose a new programme for iFash™ enthusiasts called, iFash™ Design – from creation to production.

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Rise of the digital Islamic economy

| 01/04/2015 | Reply
Rise of the digital Islamic economy

The digital Islamic economy is set double to USD 30 billion by 2018 on the back on rising consumer spending on sharia-compliant services in the Middle East.

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UK: Islamic fashion brand Aab to launch Dubai store

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
UK:  Islamic fashion brand Aab to launch Dubai store

Its UK launch saw over 2,000 shoppers attend, including modest clothing bloggers Dina Tokio, Ruba from Hijab Hills and Habiba Da Silva.

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UAE: A closer look at the Islamic fashion industry

| 04/03/2015 | Reply
UAE: A closer look at the Islamic fashion industry

Islamic fashion and the global hijab culture are rapidly evolving. Leading the charge of the style movement are cosmopolitan Muslim women in their 20s and 30s.

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UAE: Modest swimwear for males

| 25/01/2015 | Reply
UAE: Modest swimwear for males

The modest style industry has frequently been described as a potential minefield. But it invariably centres around females. So what about the guys?

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UAE: DIEDC Signs Agreement with Thomson Reuters

| 21/12/2014 | Reply
UAE: DIEDC Signs Agreement with Thomson Reuters

The Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre has signed an agreement with Thomson Reuters to develop a global Islamic economy portal.

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