Fashion in Russia: “Proving” that Muslim Women are Beautiful, Smart and Fashionable

Image via Vestnik Kavkaza.

Earlier this month, the Russian capital held the first Islamic Style festival.  The festival was organized by the Council of Muftis in Russia and aimed to show a “correct” image of Muslim women’s clothing. The Muftis, perhaps concerned with mainstream media showing Muslim women as weak and oppressed, decided try out fashion world by encouraging Islamic fashion designers to come out and present their work.Rushan-hazrat Abbyasov, deputy chairman of the Council of Muftis of Russia, and member of … [Read more...]


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