Non-Muslim women are rocking Islamic style. Inspired by the runway, Islamic fashion just went mainstream.
Non-Muslim Women Rocking Islamic Style
The fashion industry has begun to take modesty into account is at least in part an economic phenomenon. Muslims spend about $230 billion a year on modest clothing, and estimates predict that figure will reach $327 billion by 2019. That’s real money, even within the context of a global apparel market valued at $3 trillion.
The fashion industry has been dominated by women of a certain ethnicity, body type and style.
Clearly meant to be read by tourists, the sign felt more unsettling than reassuring. I appreciated the attempt to connect with foreigners, to allow them understand the reasoning behind donning the hijab.